The Daily Eastern News

Yeakel elected new speaker for Student Senate

Jelan Buchanan, Staff Reporter

February 6, 2020

Student Senate voted 16-0 in favor of electing Seth Yeakel, a senior math and computer science major, to be the speaker of the senate during its Wednesday meeting. There were no other candidates for the position. Yeakel said he feels that he is ready to start this new chapter in the senate. “It f...

Student Senate inducts new senators

Jelan Buchanan, Staff Reporter

January 30, 2020

Student Senate started its Wednesday meeting by swearing in four new senators and making nominations for speaker of the senate. The four new senators that were sworn in were: Benjamin Drake, Paul Abraham, Dylan Johnston and Keith Kerrigan. Abraham and Johnston said they were excited about being a part of the senate and had goals on what they wanted to bring to the table....

German police officer to talk about refugees, terrorism

Samuel Nusbaum, Administration Reporter

October 30, 2016

  A head German police officer will be holding a presentation about terrorism and its ties to refugees 7 p.m. Monday in the Roberson Auditorium in Lumpkin Hall. Wilhelm Schmidbauer is the director of the Bavarian State Police and will be talking about terrorism in a conference called “Anti-Terror...

Women’s Studies welcomes speaker Gail Levin

Mandy Grepares, Contributing Writer

October 9, 2016

The different obstacles and expectations of women artists will be discussed at this year’s Women’s Studies Endowed Speaker Series. Gail Levin, a professor at Baruch College and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York, will present “Telling Women Artists’ Lives” 5 p.m. Monday...

Ted Underwood talks understanding of literary history

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Guest speaker Ted Underwood gives a presentation on how well we understand literary history on Wednesday night in the Doudna lecture hall.

Angelica Cataldo, Entertainment Reporter

October 5, 2016

Ted Underwood presented the question, “how well do we already understand literary history?” to an audience of faculty and graduate and undergraduate students Wednesday in the Doudna Fine Arts Center Lecture Hall. Eastern’s English department, in partnership with the Center for the Humanities,...

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...

Guitars, pianos, music software available at Booth

Luis Martinez, Entertainment Editor

September 28, 2015

Booth Library is offering a new way for Eastern students to record music, creating more music options this semester. The purpose of these new recording places is to help promote more interest in Booth Library. Stacey Knight-Davis, the head of library technology services, is in charge on these new...

‘Lost Limbs’ to educate about disabilities

Luis Martinez, Entertainment Editor

September 10, 2015

The Doudna Fine Arts Center will host a film lecture called “Lost Limbs: Digital Amputation and Disable Moves at the Movies” and will be the 25th annual Phi Beta Kappa fall lecture. This year’s speaker is Angela Smith, an associate professor of English and gender studies at the University of...

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