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Goodwin and Derks named SGA president, VP

Lauren Goodwin, left, and Mia Derks, right, stand next to each other and smile. They are wearing light pink shirts.
996 students voted in the two-day election
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...

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
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.

SGA reschedules presidential election amid coronavirus concerns

SGA reschedules presidential election amid coronavirus concerns
SGA in extended recess, sponsored events canceled
March 14, 2020

Through an executive order, student body President Jarett Lopez has postponed the 2020-21 SGA presidential election, originally scheduled for March 25 and 26, to April 1 and 2. The extension allows...

VIDEO: SGA semester recap

December 9, 2019

Earlier this semester The Northerner decided to check in with NKU's Student Government Association to see how things were going. Now, as the end of the semester is rapidly approaching, we wanted to see...

VIDEO: What’s Happening in SGA

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...

Vaidya discusses strategic framework, retention issues at SGA

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.
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...

A conversation with SGA 2019 President, VP

SGA President Jarett Lopez and Vice President Shelby Sanford Norse Up.
2019 SGA president and vice president sit down with The Northerner to talk about what’s coming down the pipeline
August 21, 2019

Jarett Lopez, senior political science major, and Shelby Sanford, senior public relations major, were elected SGA president and vice president for the 2019-2020 school year in March. They received 366...

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

Jarett Lopez and Shelby Sanford will be Student Government Association president and vice president for 2019-2020.
Plus: SGA election results for spring 2019
March 28, 2019
Lopez and Sanford took 45 percent of 814 student votes for SGA president.

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

SGA Presidential candidates discuss their platforms at the debate.
Northerner hosts debate on campus sex misconduct, engaging commuter students and other NKU issues
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...

What you missed at SGA Mar. 18

Associate Dean of Steely Library Lois Schultz speaks to SGA about the budget concerns of Steely.
March 19, 2019
Senator Jontay Brown presented the second reading of his resolution asking the university to “provide preemptive, adequate and effective health counseling services to minority students.”

What you missed at SGA Mar. 4

SGA senators talk about spring break plans during a short recess. Taken March 4.
March 6, 2019

SGA talks Chick-fil-A Andy Meeks, director of business operations and auxiliary services, sat in on Monday’s SGA meeting to help facilitate an open dialogue about coming food vendor options. According...

SGA Election ‘19: Third presidential candidate announces run

Photo from Miller and Anderson for SGA
March 1, 2019
SGA Student Rights Committee Chair Janiah Miller announced her bid for student body president on Instagram with running mate Lexi Anderson, president of NKU’s Panhellenic Council.
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