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Students learn about budgeting, financial responsibility

Students learn about budgeting, financial responsibility

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 Senate votes to approve all 5 budget allocation bills

Logan Raschke, News Editor

April 10, 2019

Senators voted 16-0-2 to approve all five of the budget allocation bills during the Student Senate meeting Wednesday. Two senators abstained to vote because they were active members of the Apportionment Board. Three nominees for next term’s speaker were also presented at the senate meeting. Apportionment Boar...

Student Senate to vote on budget allocation bills

Logan Raschke, News Editor

April 9, 2019

Student Senate will vote on five budget allocation bills during its Wednesday meeting. These bills detail how much money will go into the 2019-2020 budgets for University Board, the Student Recreation Center, Student Government and Apportionment Board if approved. Apportionment Board is proposing Student Sen...

Student Senate tables Apportionment Board budget allocation bills

Student Senate tables Apportionment Board budget allocation bills

Logan Raschke, News Editor

April 3, 2019

Student Senate voted to table all five of the Apportionment Board budget allocation bills to next week during its Wednesday meeting. These are the amounts the Apportionment Board is asking Student Senate to release for these organizations’ 2019-2020 budgets: $139,227 for University Board, $...

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...

Indian Student Association approved as RSO

Logan Raschke, News Editor

March 27, 2019

Student Senate voted unanimously to approve the Indian Student Association as an official registered student organization during its meeting Wednesday night. Executive Vice President Zac Cohen said he did not hesitate to vote for the organization’s approval. The great organizational skills the group...

Student Senate hears safety walk results

Logan Raschke, News Editor

March 20, 2019

Seth Yeakel, chair of student government’s external relations committee, presented the results of 2018’s Fall Safety Walk in a report to the Student Senate during its Wednesday meeting. The senate also tabled a bill that would approve the creation of the Indian Student Association (ISA) and recogni...

Student Senate approves formation of Judicial Research Committee

Student Senate approves formation of Judicial Research Committee

Logan Raschke, News Editor

March 7, 2019

Student Senate approved the creation of a Judicial Research Committee to create job descriptions for future student judges during its Wednesday meeting. The main goal of the Judicial Research Committee, according to Senate Bill 18-19-07, is “to begin the process of bringing back the Judicial Br...

Senate tables vote to form Judicial Research Committee

Senate tables vote to form Judicial Research Committee

Logan Raschke, News Editor

February 27, 2019

Student Senate voted to table bill 18-19-07, which would approve the formation of a Judicial Research Committee, to next week’s hearing. Senators also voted to approve resolution 18-19-07, which serves as a congratulation to and acknowledgement of the contestants of the Miss Black EIU pageant that ...

Council to be utilized to decide on BLM flag alternatives

Council to be utilized to decide on BLM flag alternatives

Logan Raschke, News Editor

February 20, 2019

Sophia Sarver, a graduate assistant for the Student Life Office, said the alternatives to the Black Lives Matter Flag that Student Senate voted on during their Dec. 5 hearing will not be decided until a Diversity Action Council is established. Sarver said she and Ceci Brinker, director of student lif...

Student Senate approves 3 RSOs, confirms new RSO creation process

Logan Raschke, News Editor

February 13, 2019

Student Senate voted to approve InterVarsity as a new registered student organization, one they originally tabled during last week’s hearing because the constitution and student representation were contradictory, and introduced a new method to approving and disapproving new RSOs at the meeting Wednes...

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