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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...

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...

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...

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...

Campus community members are encouraged by NKUs Office of Inclusiveness Excellence to complete the 40-minute training session that is now available.

NKU introduces diversity, equity training; students, faculty react

Kyle Wade, Reporter March 3, 2021

This semester, NKU has announced Danielle McDonald as its inaugural Diversity Fellow, the appointment of Eddie Howard as Vice President of Student Affairs and new training from EVERFI on “diversity,...

Karla Arango taking a selfie.

Senator Karla Arango

Madison Plank, News Editor February 19, 2021

Karla Arango TN: Why did you vote the way you did? KA: “I voted yes in terms of the impeachment because for one, I wrote the impeachment. But more importantly, I feel like even if I didn’t have the...

Lauren Goodwin wearing an orange blouse.

SGA’s Lauren Goodwin impeachment vote fails

Madison Plank, News Editor February 8, 2021

SGA voted to impeach President Lauren Goodwin alleging she violated the SGA constitution. 11 people voted for the impeachment and 10 people voted against it. The vote failed, however, as it required a...

SGA currently meets in a hybrid format with attendees opting to appear virtually or in-person.

What you missed at SGA: diversity discussion, new housing plans, more

Madison Plank, Assistant News Editor February 1, 2021

At this afternoon’s SGA meeting, the diversity problem on campus was discussed in regard to the white supremist group that came onto NKU’s campus and vandalized parts of campus last Wednesday. A guest...

Jay Galyon speaks during the event.

Protest receives backlash from protestors

Josh Kelly, Managing Editor January 30, 2021

After Patriot Front canvassed NKU’s campus Wednesday morning, NKU’s chapter Young Democratic Students of America (DSA) planned a protest in response to the University’s “lackluster response”...

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What you missed at SGA: NVP resolution passes, homecoming representatives announced

Rachel Smith, News Editor November 9, 2020

SGA passed a resolution to secure institutional funding for two leadership positions at Norse Violence Prevention Center at Monday’s brief virtual meeting. The organization also announced its sophomore-junior...

SGA now meets virtually on Mondays at 3:30 pm following NKUs transition to mostly remote learning.

What you missed at SGA: VP Derks’ tweet, NVP funding, more

Rachel Smith, News Editor November 2, 2020

SGA discussed the first reading of a resolution that would protect positions at Norse Violence Prevention Center and gave COVID-19 updates in its first entirely online meeting of the semester. Vice President...

Outside the Student Union during fall.

What you missed at SGA: Oct. 26

Madison Plank, Reporter October 26, 2020

SGA discussed priority registration and a new campus registered organization at Monday’s meeting. President Lauren Goodwin talked about priority registration which begins at 6 a.m. on Oct. 29. According...

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