The Daily Eastern News

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...

NRHH brings Winter Wonderland to children

NRHH brings Winter Wonderland to children

Sydney Edwards, Copy Editor

December 7, 2015


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The National Residence Hall Honorary hosted Winter Wonderland where members invited the Charleston community to come and enjoy holiday activities. The NRHH decorated the 7th Street Underground in the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union with lights, wreaths and Christmas trees. Guests were greeted...

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...

‘Top Black Achievers’ to honor students

Emily Brodt, Staff Reporter

November 4, 2015


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African-American students are being honored at this year’s “Top Black Achievers” reception Thursday 7 p.m. in the Grand Ball Room of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union. Jazmine Thompson, a graduate assistant and one of the students being recognized, said her family is what motivates...

Day of the Dead celebration honors the fallen

Day of the Dead celebration honors the fallen

Torri Griffith, Staff Reporter

October 28, 2015


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Painted faces in colors of white, black, pink and purple strode around the Grand Ballroom in the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union Wednesday celebrating Day of the Dead. Dia de Los Muertos translates to Day of the Dead, the English term most Americans use. The Day of the Dead celebration...

Student Senate Passes Emergency Legislation, Preps for Elections

Analicia Haynes, Staff Reporter

October 28, 2015


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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 ...

Illinois politics to be discussed in the Union

Lauren Barry, Staff Reporter

October 19, 2015


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Problems with the Illinois government will be the topic of a discussion during the “Illinois Politics and Government: Options for Reform” at 4 p.m. Tuesday. Richard Wandling, the chair of the political science department, is leading the discussion at the Loft of the Martin Luther King, Jr. University...

Diva Drag Show to theme Greek Mythology

Diva Drag Show to theme Greek Mythology

T'Nerra Butler, Multicultural Editor

October 14, 2015


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The Diva Drag Show, an event named the second most attended function next to graduation, added something new this year. The Kings and Queens will be striking fierce poses, Monday Oct 26 in the Grand Ballroom of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union and Kings will be added this year. K. Saldanas,...

Safety Walk addresses campus safety concerns

Analicia Haynes, Staff Reporter

October 12, 2015


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Members of the student senate and the student body walked along side administrators in the annual University Safety walk that took place at in front of Old Main Monday evening. Students and administrators were separated into groups and spread out across campus. They were instructed to cover certain...

Centennial Homecoming brings forth week of events

Ashley Jordan, Staff Reporter

October 12, 2015


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Oct. 23 to 25 marks the 100th Homecoming for Eastern with a week full of events. These events are aimed to show school spirit and appreciation. Calley Stevenson, an alumnus, said attending Homecoming would be special to reconnect with the Eastern community. “Being back at Eastern’s atmosph...

‘Pastries with the Prez’ planned by Student Senate

Cassie Buchman, Administration Editor

October 7, 2015


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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...

Family Funfest to replace weekend concert

Family Funfest to replace weekend concert

Luis Martinez, Entertainment Editor

October 7, 2015


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The University Board has spent the past few days finding a replacement for the Family Weekend Concert, and announced a “Family Funfest” would be taking the place of what was supposed to be a performance from Three Dog Night. The event is scheduled to take place from 7 to 10 p.m. on Oct.10 in the...

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