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Candidate for Student Speaker of the Senate discusses goals

Candidate for Student Speaker of the Senate discusses goals

Corryn Brock, Staff Reporter

September 19, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

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


Filed under Editorials

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


Filed under News

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


Filed under News, Online

  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


Filed under News

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...

Student Senate to have executive elections

Chrissy Miller, Administration Reporter

March 23, 2017


Filed under News

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...

‘Prowlin’ with the Pets’ to be held Thursday

Staff Report

March 22, 2017


Filed under News

  Students can bring their four-legged friends to mingle with Eastern President David Glassman at “Prowlin’ with the Pets.” Sponsored by student government, it is scheduled for 5 p.m. Thursday in the Library Quad. The event will feature food and giveaways as well.   The New...

Student Senate welcomes new senators and nominates speakers

Student Senate welcomes new senators and nominates speakers

Chrissy Miller, Administration Reporter

January 26, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

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 both nominated for the position. “Three things I want to work on for Student Government are the...

Student Senate prepares for new speaker, senators

Kalyn Hayslett, Editor-in-Chief

January 19, 2017


Filed under News

  Students were encouraged to vote for the 14 students running for student senators, and executive board members explained the appointing process during Wednesday’s Student Senate meeting. The ballot will be emailed to students by Student Body President Catie Witt and will be open starting...

Student Senate to hold special elections

Chrissy Miller, Administration Reporter

January 12, 2017


Filed under News

  The Student Senate is now having special elections and will start the year off with new members, a new Speaker of the Senate and a new secretary. Student Body President Catie Witt said new senate members are needed to make quorum. Currently, there are 11 Student Senate members not including...

Teach-in informs students on election topics

Teach-in informs students on election topics

Samuel Nusbaum, Administration reporter

September 12, 2016


Filed under News

The history department, Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteerism and student government teamed up to conduct a teach-in that addressed current political issues, discussed the history of both major political parties and focused on major issues during the election. Mark Hubbard, history professor,...

Student government elections to be this week

Mackenzie Freund, Online Producer

March 22, 2016


Filed under News

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...

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