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Senators approve RSOs, heard from guest speaker

Analicia Haynes, Staff Reporter

November 11, 2015

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,...

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 ...

Student Senate approves RSOs, calls for bylaw changes

Analicia Haynes, Staff Reporter

October 14, 2015

The Student Senate approved two registered student organizations as well three new student justices to the student Supreme Court Wednesday night. The Andrews Hall council and the southern poverty law council were approved as RSOs in Wednesday’s consent agenda. Leah Kolakowski, president for the...

‘Pastries with the Prez’ planned by Student Senate

Cassie Buchman, Administration Editor

October 7, 2015

The Student Senate made plans for events while talking about policies and goals at its meeting Wednesday in the Arcola-Tuscola Room in the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. Student Body President Shirmeen Ahmad encouraged senators to come up with two goals they had already achieved, and told...

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...

CAA suspends bylaws, fast tracks revision process

Cassandra Buchman, Administration Editor

September 16, 2015

The Council on Academic Affairs will vote on revising two chemistry classes and add new members at their meeting Tuesday. The chemistry classes are General Chemistry II and General Chemistry Laboratory II. Marita Gronnvoll, chair of the CAA, said the council is going to vote to suspend the bylaws...

Student government votes on ice cream bar, approves RSO

Analicia Haynes, Staff Reporter

September 9, 2015

The Student Government voted to pass funding for an ice cream bar and approved a new RSO in the Arcola-Tuscola room in the Martin Luther King Jr University Union Wednesday night at the first official Student Government meeting. The ice cream bar was part of an emergency legislation that took place...

Student Senate welcomes members for first meeting

Jehad Abbed, Associate News Editor

September 2, 2015

Eastern’s Student Senate welcomed 30 members Wednesday during its first meeting of the semester in the Arcola-Tuscola Room of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. The members in attendance were both new and returning students, including graduate and transfers. The meeting was ran as more...

Student Senate to elect new executive member

Debby Hernandez, Associate News Editor

January 12, 2015

Student Senate members will be having special elections for a new executive vice president and is currently taking applications for the position. Reginald Thedford, student body president, said the previous executive vice president Lauren Price stepped down for personal reasons. Student Senate...

Student Senate meets for last time before break

Luis Martinez, Staff Reporter

November 18, 2014

An emergency bill will be looked at for Student Senate’s final meeting before Thanksgiving break, along with legislation dealing with finals week. Student Senate will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Arcola-Tuscola Room of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. The emergency bill that the...

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