The Daily Eastern News

Student Senate to have executive elections

Chrissy Miller, Administration Reporter

March 23, 2017

The Student Senate will have elections for executive positions starting next week. Candidates running for student body president are Luke Young, Felicia Wagner and Jonathan Williams. Derek Pierce and Juan Neveraz are running for executive vice president. Both Tarve'a Durant and Rebecca Cash are...

Student Senate to reflect on semester

Samuel Nusbaum, Administration Reporter

December 7, 2016

  With another semester for the Student Senate over, the executive board will reflect on the past semester and vote on a new Speaker of the Senate at their meeting 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Arcola/Tuscola room of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. Student Body President Catie Witt...

Student government elections to be this week

Mackenzie Freund, Online Producer

March 22, 2016

Student leaders are putting themselves out there hoping to gain students’ votes for the student government elections lasting Wednesday through Thursday. Students can cast their votes for student senators and executive positions, which include student body president, student vice president for academic...

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 ...

Budget hearing exposes stark reality

President David Glassman, (center) along with Blair Lord (right) and Paul McCann (left) speaks with the State Senate Higher Education Committee on Monday about the university budget in the Grand Ballroom of the Martin Luther King, Jr University Union.

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...

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