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 talks recruitment

Jelan Buchanan, Staff Reporter

January 23, 2020

Student Senate had an informal meeting Wednesday because it currently does not have enough senators involved to make quorum. Currently the senate is putting its energy into recruitment, and so senators brainstormed ways to encourage students to get involved in student government during its Wednesday meet...

FEATURE PHOTO: Hot chocolate, cold weather

Caroline Baumket, a freshman history major, talks to a student senator during the “Baby it's Finals Outside,

Elizabeth Wood, Photo Editor

November 19, 2019

Caroline Baumket, a freshman history major, talks to a student senator during the “Baby it's Finals Outside," organized by the Student Senate, in Coleman Hall on Tuesday afternoon. Baumket said the pamphlets the student senators handed out were helpful, and the hot chocolate was nice since it was cold out...

Students learn about budgeting, financial responsibility

Tarvea Durant, a senior Finance student and the speaker of the student senate, plays the game called The Price is Right during How to Beat the Game of Life event in the Alumni Lounge in the second floor of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union Tuesday afternoon.

Trevin Milner, Contributing Writer

April 16, 2019

Students participated in games, answered questions about budgeting and finances and were able to ask some of their own at “How to Beat the Game of Life,” put on by the student government on Tuesday. The event was designed to have interactive ways for students to learn more about budgeting and ...

Denim Day: Students to raise awareness about sexual assault

Logan Raschke, News Editor

April 16, 2019

Student government encourages everyone to sport their best denim attire Wednesday in honor of Denim Day. Nia Douglas, a senior majoring in family and consumer sciences and the chair of student government’s Student Affairs Committee, said student senators, and hopefully the rest of the school, will walk a...

Student government to teach students about income, debt, budgeting practices

Valentina Vargas, Multicultural Reporter

April 15, 2019

Most college students do not possess the knowledge of knowing how to handle their income, debt and budgeting practices, according to the “Money Management Practices of College Students” study by Reasie Henry. When it comes to college students, many are not just preparing for life after graduatio...

Student government voting begins April 1

Logan Raschke, News Editor

March 28, 2019

Eastern students will have the opportunity to vote for their favorite candidates for student government’s executive board and Student Senate starting April 1. Voting begins at 8 a.m. on April 1 and ends at 11:59 p.m. on April 2. Student body president Rebecca Cash said all Eastern students would rece...

Candidate for Student Speaker of the Senate discusses goals

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.

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 introducing herself to her fellow senators and discussing her goals for the future if she is...

Participation is key for shaping our future

March 28, 2018

The lack of student participation on campus has been getting hard to see lately. Organizations campus-wide have seen the negative consequences that stem from the obvious student apathy. Whether it is a matter of people being “just too busy” or people thinking someone else might step up to the...

Students can vote for student government positions

Staff Report

November 13, 2017

Online voting for Fall 2017 student government positions is now open. Surveys are sent through students’ Panthermail accounts. All current Eastern students can cast their votes for a candidate for senator. Students can only vote once. Voting opened Monday and will end at 11:59 p.m Tuesday. Th...

Students are encouraged to Strike Out Against Sexual Assault Wednesday

Chrissy Miller, Administration Writer

April 10, 2017

  The student government aims to spread awareness about sexual assault through an “It’s On Us” activity where students can bowl, eat pizza and take a pledge to help keep women and men safe. “Strike Out Against Sexual Assault” is set for 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday in the bowling alley...

Student Government vice president candidates discuss plans

Chrissy Miller, Administration Reporter

March 26, 2017

The student government will have elections for its executive positions Monday and Tuesday. Students will be sent an email in their Panthermail letting them vote for the candidates. Derek Pierce and Juan Neveraz are both running for executive vice president. Pierce, current student vice president...

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