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What you missed at SGA: appointment of new members, event updates, more

What you missed at SGA: appointment of new members, event updates, more

Madison Plank, Managing Editor September 14, 2021

Northern Kentucky University’s Student Governance Room was full of new faces at Monday’s SGA meeting. Six new senators and a new justice were appointed by Chief Justice Christopher Prince at Monday’s...

Students eating and talking to one another in the Student Union at tables spread out.

‘The campus now has life’: Professors and student reflect on in-person classes

Madison Plank, Managing Editor September 12, 2021

How COVID-19 looked a year ago compared to how it looks now has changed a lot on Northern Kentucky University’s campus. Professor of Biological Sciences Dr. Richard Durtsche said that he overcame...

NKU Fall Convocation screen, black and gold with spots all around

NKU gains a sense of normalcy at the Fall 2021 Convocation

Madison Plank, Managing Editor August 17, 2021

The 2021 Fall Convocation had a room filled with people masked up and Norsed up.  Rounds of applauses and laughter could be heard in the Student Union ballroom on Monday afternoon where the first campus-wide...

NKU’s Sunrise Movement brings a call to action for more sustainability

NKU’s Sunrise Movement brings a call to action for more sustainability

Madison Plank, Managing Editor July 17, 2021

A petition to make NKU more sustainable is in the works to be delivered to NKU President Ashish Vaidya in the near future.  NKU’s Sunrise Movement, an organization that fights for economic and environmental...

Governor Beshear grants $1 million award to the city of Highland Heights

Governor Beshear grants $1 million award to the city of Highland Heights

Madison Plank, Managing Editor June 29, 2021

Governor Andy Beshear granted a $1 million award to the city of Highland Heights on Monday to help open the Highland Heights Opportunity House.  The Opportunity House is a new initiative and partnership...

NKU ends mask mandate for fully vaccinated people

NKU ends mask mandate for fully vaccinated people

Madison Plank, Managing Editor May 18, 2021

Starting today, fully vaccinated individuals on NKU’s campus are no longer required to wear a mask or social distance, according to a campus-wide email sent out by President Ashish Vaidya late this morning.  The...

A 2021 SGA timeline: everything you need to know

A 2021 SGA timeline: everything you need to know

Madison Plank, News Editor April 28, 2021

Need an overview of every SGA meeting this semester? Here’s an interactive timeline to view the events that occurred at every meeting so far, including some outside events that occurred as well:

Image of the Pfizer vaccine provided by Rose Tempel.

NKU to host vaccine clinic on Thursday, doses of the Pfizer vaccine available

Madison Plank, News Editor April 19, 2021

A COVID-19 vaccine clinic will take place this Thursday, April 22 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at The Vault at BB&T Arena, according to a campus-wide email sent today. Pfizer vaccines will be available...

VPSA announces webcam monitoring around Housing rock after vandalism

VPSA announces webcam monitoring around Housing rock after vandalism

Madison Plank, News Editor April 6, 2021

Vice President of Student Affairs Eddie Howard announced in a campus-wide email today that a live-stream webcam will monitor the rock that was vandalized last week by a white supremacist group on campus...

SGA senate body officially suspended

SGA senate body officially suspended

Dr. Eddie Howard announced SGA senate body will be suspended until further notice
Natalie Hamren and Madison Plank March 23, 2021

Dr. Eddie Howard, vice president for student affairs, announced Tuesday afternoon in a campus-wide email that the Student Government Association’s senate body will be suspended until further notice.   “At...

VPSA Eddie Howard dismisses SGA general body before Monday meeting, future of SGA unclear

VPSA Eddie Howard dismisses SGA general body before Monday meeting, future of SGA unclear

Madison Plank, News Editor March 22, 2021

Today’s SGA meeting was dismissed without a meeting being called to order. The Northerner was not allowed in the room during the meeting.  The Northerner reached out to President Lauren Goodwin via...

SGA members and visitors have the option to attend meetings virtually or in-person.

Resignations, email allegations discussed at today’s SGA meeting

Madison Plank, News Editor March 15, 2021

At today’s SGA meeting, President Lauren Goodwin addressed the recent resignations and email allegations of former SGA members. “I’m going to briefly address the emails and just say that the allegations...

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