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What you missed at SGA: Oct. 25

What you missed at SGA: Oct. 25

Madison Plank, Managing Editor October 26, 2021

Monday’s SGA meeting started with NKU’s pumped-up men’s basketball coach Darrin Horn briefly talking about the upcoming basketball season. Horn was notably excited about the upcoming season as...

Aliya Cannon

SGA president talks leadership: “You can be who you want and still conquer the world”

Madison Plank, Managing Editor October 3, 2021

Raised in a single parent household in an urban, poverty-stricken area of Louisville, Kentucky, senior social work major with minors in social justice and human addiction and SGA president Aliya Cannon...

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...

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...

The Bias Incident Response Team was introduced in a Zoom town hall discussion on Wednesday, April 21.

NKU creates Bias Incident Response Team for more supportive campus

Mildred Nguyen, Reporter May 8, 2021

The Office of Inclusive Excellence introduced the Bias Incident Response Team in a public town hall discussion via Zoom on Wednesday, April 21. Based on Northern Kentucky University’s Bias Incident Response...

SGA President-elect Aliya Cannon leads the march to Lucas Administration Center.

‘We want to be united’: Students march, sit-in in protest of university vandalism

Josh Kelly, Managing Editor April 13, 2021

The Black National Anthem, Lift Every Voice and Sing by Alicia Keys, echoed off the tops of the Boothe Village. While the song played, numerous students, faculty and staff surrounded the now-gray Housing...

NKY Sunrise hosted a virtual town hall on climate justice and racial justice with keynote speakers last night.

NKY Sunrise town hall: Kentucky as a leader in racial, climate justice

Rachel Smith, News Editor April 10, 2021

Last night, NKY Sunrise held a virtual town hall entitled, “Racial Justice and Climate Justice” with two Kentucky state house representatives and SGA president-elect Aliya Cannon as keynote speakers....

SGA to host two town halls on student concerns, input

SGA to host two town halls on student concerns, input

Rachel Smith, News Editor March 30, 2021

The SGA president-elect and vice president-elect, Aliya Cannon and Chris Roat, will join Dr. Eddie Howard, vice president of student affairs, in two virtual town halls that are focused on student concerns...

Aliya Cannon and Chris Roat are the incoming SGA president and vice president for the 2021-2022 year.

Cannon, Roat announced president-elect, VP of 2021-22 SGA

Rachel Smith, News Editor March 25, 2021

Aliya Cannon and Chris Roat were announced as SGA president and vice president for the upcoming 2021-2022 academic year with 343 votes. Chief Justice TJ Cleary reported the results in a Facebook live...

SGA Presidential Debate: diversity, mental health, allyship

SGA Presidential Debate: diversity, mental health, allyship

Four candidates debated for the upcoming election

The Northerner hosted the 2021 SGA Presidential debate Tuesday night on Facebook Live. Candidates Aliya Cannon and running mate Chris Roat and candidates Jackson Coates and running mate Rebecca Noel debated...

Aliya Cannon and Chris Roat are the incoming SGA president and vice president for the 2021-2022 year.

Cannon, Roat: transparency, accountability as SGA president, VP

Rachel Smith, News Editor March 13, 2021

Aliya Cannon and Chris Roat have announced their candidacy for SGA president and vice president for the 2021-2022 academic year.  Meet the candidates Aliya Cannon is a junior social work major with...

This semester, SGA senators have the option to attend meetings in-person or virtually.

What you missed at SGA: LGBTQ discussion, appointment of two new senators

Madison Plank, News Editor March 8, 2021

Today’s SGA meeting started out with a short presentation by Bonnie Meyer, NKU’s director of LGBTQ Programs and Services.  Meyer went over what programs and services the LGBTQ office provides,...

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