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A group of girls in one of NKUs sororities embrace one another on Sunday during Bid Day festivities.

NKU Greek Life chapters conclude recruitment week with Bid Day

New members began their Greek Life experience at NKU
Braden White, Arts & Life Editor September 12, 2021

On Sunday, Northern Kentucky University held their annual Bid Day, the last day of recruitment for Greek chapters on campus.  On bid day, those recruited get to open their bids and then run home...

NKU Freedom Fund.

NKU students created bail fund to help Cincy protestors

Alyssa Weber, Arts & Life Editor June 5, 2020

NKU students Grace Wesson and Jessica Archer were together last Sunday when they first heard the news that two of their close friends, who are also NKU students, were arrested for peacefully protesting...

Debate 2020: SGA candidates on SB1 & diversity, dating violence, more

Debate 2020: SGA candidates on SB1 & diversity, dating violence, more

Northerner hosts online debate for three SGA presidential hopefuls
Natalie Hamren, Kane Mitten, and Billy Keeney March 26, 2020
On Wednesday, March 25, The Northerner hosted the annual Student Government Association Presidential Debate. This was the first time the debate was held online.
The James C. and Rachel M. Votruba Student Union.

NKU students create Facebook group to house displaced students

Natalie Hamren, Editor-in-Chief March 18, 2020

Two NKU students created “Ghostlight Housing NKY” to help recently displaced NKU students find housing and other resources.  Sophomore integrative studies major Jessica Archer and senior public...

Pictured left to right, Jacob Wilson, vice president, and Jessica Archer, president, are running for president and vice president.

Archer, Wilson: representing students, accountability

Jessica Archer and Jacob Wilson are running for SGA President and Vice President, respectively.
Rachel Smith, Assistant News Editor March 4, 2020

Jessica Archer recently announced her bid for SGA president in the upcoming election. According to Archer, her platforms focus on communication and transparency to combat issues such as enrollment decline,...

Committee Chairwoman of University Improvements, Onyinyechi Okorie, sharing her highs and lows from the past week during open session.

All Card design, advising evaluations discussed at SGA

Billy Keeney, News Editor February 25, 2020

A new resolution proposed by Academic Excellence Senator Hannah Miller and Committee Chairman of Academic Affairs Alan Millward endorsing the universal implementation of online academic advisor evaluations...

Senator Joe Baker advocating for changes in the library during Mondays meeting.

Library improvements, accreditation solutions discussed at SGA

Josh Kelly, Managing Editor February 11, 2020

Comments on library improvement Dean of Steely Library Andrea Falcone joined SGA’s open session for members to voice concerns and pitch ideas to improve Steely Library.  Committee Chairwoman of...

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...

Senator Joe Baker discussing the ideas for resolutions.

What you missed at SGA Jan. 13

Billy Keeney, News Editor January 14, 2020

Woodcrest closure update All the residents who live in the Oak and Sycamore buildings of Woodcrest Apartments will receive their new assignments soon; there was space available in other dorms for all...

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.
President Vaidya attended the Oct. 21 meeting. Vaidya said, “I do believe that great ideas can come from anywhere, as long as they keep the students front and center.

Vaidya discusses strategic framework, retention issues at SGA

Noelle Horn, Assistant News Editor October 22, 2019

President Ashish Vaidya addressed the concerns of students and shared updates in regards to NKU’s strategic framework, enrollment and how NKU can best serve the region.  Student success is priority Success...

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