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James Jimmy Renton, sophomore music education major with a minor in Honors and Mohamed Omar, journalism major and pre-law minor.

Mohamed Omar and Jimmy Renton withdraw from SGA presidential election

Mildred Nguyen, News Editor March 27, 2022

Mohamed Omar and Jimmy Renton announced that they are no longer running to be SGA president and vice president Sunday evening in a video on the slate’s Instagram account. “This was a very difficult...

The audience of the debate with questions for the three slates of candidates in the Student Unions Student Governance Room on Monday evening.

2022 SGA Presidential Debate: diversity, sustainability, mental health, more

Madison Plank, Mildred Nguyen, and Braden White March 21, 2022

The Northerner hosted the 2022 SGA Presidential Debate Monday night in the Student Union’s Student Governance Room, on Zoom and on Facebook Live. Three candidate slates – Brittney Cabrera and running...

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2022 SGA Debate Preview: Three sets of candidates to participate ahead of election

Northerner Staff Report March 19, 2022

On Monday, The Northerner, in collaboration with the Student Government Association (SGA) will host the annual candidate debate at 7 p.m. in room 107BC of the Student Union. The debate will also be available...

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SGA passes first resolution of the semester and presents final safety walk report at Monday’s meeting

Madison Plank, Managing Editor December 7, 2021

SGA started off their last meeting of the semester on Monday with Chairperson of University Improvements Jimmy Renton and Vice Chairwoman of University Improvements Lucy Burns giving a reading on the final...

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SGA executive board members resign due to mental health and structural issues

Madison Plank and Mildred Nguyen December 2, 2021

Former SGA executive board members Chris Roat, Jimmy Renton and Karla Arango spoke with The Northerner about the impact the organization has had on their mental health that led them to their decisions...

What you missed at SGA: appointment of three new members, quorum met and a new resolution proposed

What you missed at SGA: appointment of three new members, quorum met and a new resolution proposed

Madison Plank, Managing Editor November 30, 2021

Monday’s SGA meeting included the appointment of two new senators and a new member to their executive board as well as the reading of a new resolution proposed by Chairperson of University Improvements...

Transparency issues discussed at Monday’s SGA meeting

Transparency issues discussed at Monday’s SGA meeting

Madison Plank, Managing Editor November 9, 2021

Monday’s SGA meeting started with the appointment and swearing in of two new senators by Chief Justice Christopher Prince.  Ashton Davey, a computer science major with a minor in biology was sworn...

New senators appointed, guest speakers at SGA on Monday

New senators appointed, guest speakers at SGA on Monday

Madison Plank, Managing Editor September 21, 2021

SGA is on a roll this semester with the appointment of six new senators at Monday’s meeting, where seven other members were appointed just last week. Chief Justice Christopher Prince appointed...

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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...

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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...

GUIDE hosted a town hall last night to discuss issues such as safety and discrimination on campus.

Students discuss diversity, safety on campus in GUIDE Town Hall

Kyle Wade, Reporter March 5, 2021

Last night, G.U.I.D.E (Greeks United for Inclusivity, Diversity and Equity) hosted a virtual town hall via Zoom in an effort “to discuss issues real students are experiencing on our campus,” according...

President Ashish Vaidya visited SGA this afternoon to discuss campus updates.

What you missed at SGA: president’s campus updates, resolution on vaccinations for out-of-state faculty and students

Rachel Smith, News Editor March 1, 2021

At today’s SGA meeting, President Ashish Vaidya delivered important campus updates, the executive board gave updates on their work this month and a resolution regarding vaccinations for out-of-state...

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