The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

Katelynn Alexander, a senior political science major and student senator, presents her powerpoint presentation during the Student Government meeting Wednesday night.

Student Senate hears Speaker of the Senate nominations, appoints senators to committees

Kyara Morales-Rodriguez, Associate News Editor October 6, 2021

The Student Senate heard nominations for Speaker of the Senate during their meeting Wednesday. Senator Katelynn Alexander, a senior political science student, was nominated for Speaker of the Senate....

Alicia Matusiak, the Student Vice President of Student Affairs, swears in the new student deans at Wednesday night’s student senate meeting in the Arcola-Tuscola room of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union.

Student Senate votes down endorsing BLM Flag, votes to find alternatives instead

Analicia Haynes, Editor-in-Chief December 5, 2018

The Student Senate voted to consider alternatives instead of raising the Black Lives Matter flag in the South Quad during African-American Heritage Month. The resolution also calls for the creation of...

Student Senate appoints parliamentarian, re-votes for student speaker

Analicia Haynes, Editor-in-Chief October 3, 2018

The Student Senate appointed a senator as parliamentarian for the Senate and re-took last week’s speaker election votes at its meeting Wednesday night. Zac Cohen, the executive vice president and the...

Candidate for student speaker of the Senate not elected at meeting

Analicia Haynes, Editor-in-Chief September 26, 2018

The only candidate for student speaker of the Senate was not elected by the Student Senate at its meeting Wednesday night. Student Senator Noor Ul Haash Khamisani lost 14-2 with two abstentions and was...

Noor Khamisani is an Eastern student body senator who is running uncontested for Student Speaker of the Senate. If voted in, she says she wants to be a bridge between the Student Senate and student body.

Candidate for Student Speaker of the Senate discusses goals

Corryn Brock, Staff Reporter September 19, 2018

Eastern’s student body government heard a presentation from student senator Noor Ul Haash Khamisani, who is running uncontested for the position of the Speaker of the Senate. Khamisani gave a presentation...

Student Senate elects new speaker

Chrissy Miller, Administration Reporter April 19, 2017

  The Student Senate swore in new senate members, elected a new speaker and tabled bylaw changes at its final Wednesday night meeting of the semester. 18 members of the senate voted for senate...

Felicia Wagner adjourns her first meeting as speaker of the student senate. Wagner was elected in an almost unanimous decision during Wednesday nights student senate meeting.

Student senate selects new speaker

Loren Dickson, Entertainment Reporter February 1, 2017

The student senate almost unanimously voted to make Senator Felicia Wagner the new speaker of the senate at their meeting Wednesday. Wagner ran against Senator JaLisa Smith. Maralea Negron, the executive...

Felicia Wagner, junior marketing major, champaigns in front of the student senate Wednesday evening in Arcola/Tuscola room of the Martin Luther King Jr. Union. Wagner was ‘Senator of the Semester’ in the fall semester as well as a member of the Bond Revenue Committee. The senate will vote on the position during next Wednesday’s meeting.

Student Senate welcomes new senators and nominates speakers

Chrissy Miller, Administration Reporter January 25, 2017

The Student Senate swore in 14 new senators and heard a speech from each candidate running for Speaker of the Senate at their meeting Wednesday. Student Senators JaLisa Smith and Felicia Wagner were...

Student Senate to talk about elections

Samuel Nusbaum, Administration Reporter November 29, 2016

  The Student Senate will discuss the upcoming election of a new Speaker of the Senate at their meeting 7 p.m. today in the Arcola/Tuscola room of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. Luke...

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