The Northerner

What you missed at SGA: Oct. 26

Outside the Student Union during fall.

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 to Goodwin, students should make sure that they have looked at their advising holds and have compl...

What you missed at SGA: alcohol policy resolution passes, winter break meal plan discussed

NKU's Student Union.

Rachel Smith, News Editor

October 5, 2020

SGA passed its first resolution of the semester at Monday’s meeting with a proposal to change the University’s current alcohol policy in housing. The resolution, which would allow beer and wine in University Housing for anyone aged 21 or older, was passed and will now be reviewed by a leadership...

SGA: freshman elections, health and safety guidelines

NKU's Student Union.

Rachel Smith, News Editor

August 24, 2020

SGA discussed recruitment, social media protocols and health guidelines in a brief meeting on Monday.  SGA did not meet quorum, which is the minimum number of members that must be present at a meeting to make the proceedings valid, at the meeting in order to proceed further with any resolutions, ...

SGA: parking citations will be waived for two weeks

The Student Union from the plaza level.

Rachel Smith, News Editor

August 17, 2020

SGA discussed parking citations, recruitment and goals for the semester at its meeting on Monday. Student officials were able to meet in person or convene virtually via Zoom for the first meeting of the Fall 2020 semester. Parking citations temporarily waived Parking citations are waived for the next two weeks as stude...

Goodwin and Derks named SGA president, VP

Pictured left to right, Lauren Goodwin, president, and Mia Derks, vice president.

Northerner Staff

April 2, 2020

Lauren Goodwin and Mia Derks were announced as the 2020-21 SGA President and Vice President on April 2 with 379 votes. 996 votes came in during the two-day election. Their opponents, Jessica Archer and Jacob Wilson and Katie Estes and Zach Ditchl received 367 and 277 votes respectively. Emily Miller...

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

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

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.

Goodwin and Derks: Transparency in Action

Pictured left to right, Lauren Goodwin, president, and Mia Derks, vice president.

Noelle Horn, Assistant News Editor

March 4, 2020

On Monday, Feb. 24, the only all-female ticket of the election announced its candidacy with the slogan “Transparency in Action.” Student Government Association Justices Lauren Goodwin and Mia Derks are running for president and vice president respectively.  Goodwin was inspired to run after a meeting ...

Advising resolution passed, alcohol in housing discussed at SGA

Frank Robinson reads comments from Advising about the resolution.

Josh Kelly, Managing Editor

March 3, 2020

Academic Affairs Chairman Alan Millward and Senator Hannah Miller opened Monday’s meeting reading the changes in their resolution, which had its first reading last week. The resolution now allows students to submit evaluations of their academic advisors, in hopes to improve advising meetings and sessions students have.

SGA discuss diversity, new senators sworn in

SGA discuss diversity, new senators sworn in

Elizabeth Cates, Reporter

February 4, 2020

On Monday, 11 new senate candidates were presented for appointment. Each candidate was given the floor to introduce themselves. After sharing their name, major, year and reasons for wanting to join SGA, the candidates were also given the opportunity to share any ideas that they want to implement upo...

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

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

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 backing and the NKU seal opposite of the student’s photo. The other design featured the NKU Athlet...

SGA creates new committees and appoints chairs

SGA members pose for photo after meeting ends.

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 creation of two new Ad-Hoc committees. The two committees created were the Design and Artistic Endeavor...

SGA reappoints committee chairs, amendment changes

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

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.

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