The Daily Eastern News

Student Senate approves disbursement of funds

Sydney Edwards, Copy Editor

December 9, 2015

The Student Senate approved several spending resolutions from the Apportionment Board during its an emergency meeting on Wednesday. The senate approved the $16,000 the University Board asked for to put on its Pantherstock event in the spring. Senator JaLisa Smith said she was not impressed with...

Student Senate discusses website

Analicia Haynes, Staff Reporter

November 18, 2015

The Student Senate discussed the creation of a proposal to ask the apportionment board for money Wednesday evening at the Student Senate meeting in the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. Courtney Sage, the student vice president for student affairs, said because the student activity fee increased...

Student Senate approves RSO and plans events

Cassie Buchman, Administration Editor

November 4, 2015

Student Senate approved Blue Room magazine as a registered student organization and talked about upcoming events at their meeting Wednesday. Blue Room magazine was created two years ago. Brooke Szweda, co-editor-in-chief of the Blue Room, said the magazine gives students at Eastern a way to exhibit...

Student Senate Passes Emergency Legislation, Preps for Elections

Analicia Haynes, Staff Reporter

October 28, 2015

The Student Senate passed emergency proposals and discussed the upcoming senator and speaker elections Wednesday evening in the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. Two proposals were brought up as emergency legislation and the first proposal called for support for the outreach program. The ...

‘Pastries with the Prez’ planned by Student Senate

Cassie Buchman, Administration Editor

October 7, 2015

The Student Senate made plans for events while talking about policies and goals at its meeting Wednesday in the Arcola-Tuscola Room in the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. Student Body President Shirmeen Ahmad encouraged senators to come up with two goals they had already achieved, and told...

Budget hearing exposes stark reality

Budget hearing exposes stark reality

Jehad Abbed, Associate News Editor

October 5, 2015

State Sen. Scott Bennett asked Eastern President David Glassman how much longer the university could continue operating given the current state budget impasse during the State Senate Higher Education Committee’s budget hearing Monday morning. “I don’t know a date or month,” Glassman said....

Student Senate approves RSOs, plans team bonding

Analicia Haynes, Staff Reporter

September 30, 2015

The Student Senate approved three registered student organizations Wednesday night during its meeting in the Arcola-Tuscola Room in the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. The Construction Club, African American Achievers Club, and Eastern Euphonics pitched their purpose and significance as well...

Student Senate discusses budget issues

Analicia Haynes, Staff Reporter

September 16, 2015

Eastern’s budget issues were brought up at Wednesday’s Student Senate meeting. Reaching the end of its fiscal year, the state of Illinois has yet to decide on a stable budget to accommodate the state’s needs. Daniel Nadler, vice president for student affairs said because of the state of the...

Student government votes on ice cream bar, approves RSO

Analicia Haynes, Staff Reporter

September 9, 2015

The Student Government voted to pass funding for an ice cream bar and approved a new RSO in the Arcola-Tuscola room in the Martin Luther King Jr University Union Wednesday night at the first official Student Government meeting. The ice cream bar was part of an emergency legislation that took place...

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