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Christine Curran, associate professor in the Biological Sciences department, uses texting in her labs classes.

The petition behind NKU’s switch to pass/fail

Elizabeth Cates, Staff Reporter April 5, 2020

On March 31, NKU sent out an email notifying students the option to change letter grades to pass/fail would be coming in an email on April 13. RELATED: NKU allows students to opt-in pass/fail grading...

Senators Ryan Brock, Stephen Cordle and Zachary Dichtl listen to Sectary Archer pitches for All Card.

New All Card plans, rally for higher education discussed at SGA

Josh Kelly, Managing Editor January 28, 2020

New All Card Design Secretary of Public Relations Jessica Archer revealed the design pitches that herself and Senator Will Jones designed. They showcased three ideas, two of which included a solid color...

SGA members pose for photo after meeting ends.

SGA creates new committees and appoints chairs

Noelle Horn, Assistant News Editor December 2, 2019

SGA’s last meeting of the fall semester was full of holiday cheer as the senators wore their best ugly Christmas sweaters at Monday’s meeting. During the meeting, President Jarett Lopez announced the...

Chief Justice Noah Cullen goes over amendment changes to the SGA constitution.

SGA reappoints committee chairs, amendment changes

Noelle Horn, Asst. News Editor November 19, 2019
At Monday’s SGA meeting, two committee chairs were reappointed and Chief Justice Noah Cullen went over amendments to the constitution.
Adam Grant from Fairmount Properties spoke to SGA on Monday.

US 27, Sbarro construction, parking appeal updates

Josh Kelly, Managing Editor November 12, 2019

US 27 Update During Monday’s SGA meeting, Adam Grant from Fairmount Properties gave an update on the construction happening on the corner of Nunn Drive and Alexandria Pike. Grant said the function of...

VIDEO: What’s Happening in SGA

Caleb Hodges, Reporter November 6, 2019

Northern Kentucky University’s Student Government Association is constantly active in trying to improve NKU. Reporter Caleb Hodges explores the different responsibilities within the organization, and...

Tyrobius Bacon, Aliya Cannon and Noelle Brooks pose in front of the resolution.

SGA passes resolution for NPHC plots

Noelle Horn, Assistant News Editor November 6, 2019

CORRECTION, 10/6: A previous version of this story included a misquote from president Jarett Lopez. The inaccuracy has now been corrected. We regret this error.  Passing the first resolution During...

Former White House liaison Raffi Freedman-Gurspan and student body president Jarett Lopez spoke to students in the Otto M. Budig Theater on Wednesday night.

First transgender White House staffer speaks in Otto Budig Theater

Raffi Freedman-Gurspan was the LGBTQ liaison during the Obama administration
Kane Mitten, Arts & Life Editor October 24, 2019
Raffi Freedman-Gurspan became a part of United States history when President Barack Obama hired her as Outreach and Recruitment Director, making her the first openly transgender White House staffer in history.
An illustration of LGBTQ icon Harvey Milk.

Lavender figures: A look into the life of Harvey Milk

Jarett Lopez, Guest Contributor October 9, 2019

During LGBTQ History Month, it is important to recognize the queer forebears who have paved the way for the rights that we enjoy today. One such figure is Harvey Milk (1930-1978), who was the first openly...

Student body president Jarett Lopez.

Student body president advocates for on-campus LGBTQ+ rights

Jarett Lopez strives to enact equality for all
Kane Mitten, Arts & Life Editor October 9, 2019

For Jarett Lopez, student body president, his interests in politics and civic engagement have always derived from his identity as someone who’s gay.  “Once you start looking into queer theory,...

Jarett Lopez and Shelby Sanford will be Student Government Association president and vice president for 2019-2020.

SGA 2019: Lopez and Sanford elected student body president, VP

Plus: SGA election results for spring 2019
Sam Rosenstiel, Editor-in-Chief March 28, 2019
Lopez and Sanford took 45 percent of 814 student votes for SGA president.
SGA Presidential candidates discuss their platforms at the debate.

Debate 2019: SGA candidates on diversity, funding cuts and more

Northerner hosts debate on campus sex misconduct, engaging commuter students and other NKU issues
Sam Rosenstiel and Natalie Hamren March 21, 2019

Watch the full SGA 2019 Debate hosted by The Northerner on facebook.com/northernermedia. Candidates for NKU student body president and vice president stumped for their campaigns Wednesday night at...

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