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Applications for Student Senate to be available next week

Samuel Nusbaum, Administration Reporter

October 25, 2016


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Applications to be on the Student Senate will be available starting Wednesday, Oct.26. and will be due on Wednesday Nov. 16. The Student Senate will discuss these applications and the “It’s On Us” Campaign at its meeting 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Arcola/Tuscola room. The senate did not meet...

Student Senate to discuss provost search committee

Tyler McCluskey, Staff Reporter

October 18, 2016


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  The Student Senate will discuss the provost search committee at their meeting Wednesday. The meeting is set for 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Arcola/Tuscola room of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. There will also be a meeting of the senate’s provost search committee 4 p.m. Thursday...

Student senate looks to get speaker for It’s On Us

Samuel Nusbaum, Administration Reporter

October 11, 2016


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The Student Senate is hoping to plan a speaker for the It’s On Us Campaign and continue preparations for the next “Prowlin’ with the Prez.” They will discuss these topics at their meeting 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Arcola/Tuscola Room. Student Body President Catie Witt said she is still working...

Students have “Minute to Win It” at Prowlin’ with the Prez

Students have “Minute to Win It” at Prowlin’ with the Prez

Samuel Nusbaum, Administration Reporter

September 16, 2016


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  Eastern President David Glassman got a chance to loosen his tie and have fun with the student body at “Prowlin’ with the Prez” Thursday. There was a group of tables with “Minute to Win It” and other simple games. In one game, participants tried to stack pennies on their elbows....

Glassman announces plan to ‘vitalize’ university

Cassie Buchman, News Editor

September 8, 2016


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At his State of the University Speech, President David Glassman announced the creation of a Vitalization Project meant to guide planning and budgeting decisions and make changes to programs and services on campus. This project will be led by a Task Force, the President’s Liaison Subcommittee and...

Student senate swears in new senators, talks near future plans

Samuel Nusbaum, Administration Reporter

September 7, 2016


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  Student Senate, the legislative branch of Student Government met Tuesday night to swear in new senators and divided the senators into their committees. Maralea Negron, the student executive vice president, talked about the voter registration drive. She said it would take place during the...

Student government elections to be this week

Mackenzie Freund, Online Producer

March 22, 2016


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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 to hear bylaw change

Analicia Haynes, Administration Editor

March 22, 2016


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The student external affairs committee will be presenting a bylaw change at the Student Senate meeting Wednesday at 7 p.m. in the Arcola-Tuscola room of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. According to the bylaw’s rationale, the changes are required to make sure the committee chair is aware...

Student Senate to revise student body constitution

Analicia Haynes, Administration Editor

March 8, 2016


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The Student Senate will be voting on revisions added to the student body spring constitution during its meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Arcola-Tuscola Room of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. The revisions were made by the Student Supreme Court and must be voted on by the Student Senate...

Student Senate approves disbursement of funds

Sydney Edwards, Copy Editor

December 9, 2015


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The Student Senate approved several spending resolutions from the Apportionment Board during its an emergency meeting on Wednesday. The senate approved the $16,000 the University Board asked for to put on its Pantherstock event in the spring. Senator JaLisa Smith said she was not impressed with...

Student Senate discusses website

Analicia Haynes, Staff Reporter

November 18, 2015


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The Student Senate discussed the creation of a proposal to ask the apportionment board for money Wednesday evening at the Student Senate meeting in the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. Courtney Sage, the student vice president for student affairs, said because the student activity fee increased...

Senators approve RSOs, heard from guest speaker

Analicia Haynes, Staff Reporter

November 11, 2015


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The Student Senate approved two Registered Student Organizations and listened to a guest speaker Wednesday evening at their meeting in the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. EIU Line Dancing and The Lincoln Hall Council were the two RSOs approved at Wednesday’s meeting. N’Keyah Taylor,...

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