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SGA members next to the SU after Mondays meeting. A large group of almost 30 members all doing the Norse up motion with their hands next to their heads.

SGA swears in new secretary of public relations at Monday’s meeting, student engagement updates, more

Madison Plank, Managing Editor September 28, 2021

Junior journalism major and religious studies minor Peyton Duncan was sworn in as SGA’s new secretary of public relations during Monday’s meeting. Duncan said that she is excited to conjoin her...

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...

What you missed at SGA: appointment of new members, event updates, more

What you missed at SGA: appointment of new members, event updates, more

Madison Plank, Managing Editor September 14, 2021

Northern Kentucky University’s Student Governance Room was full of new faces at Monday’s SGA meeting. Six new senators and a new justice were appointed by Chief Justice Christopher Prince at Monday’s...

A 2021 SGA timeline: everything you need to know

A 2021 SGA timeline: everything you need to know

Madison Plank, News Editor April 28, 2021

Need an overview of every SGA meeting this semester? Here’s an interactive timeline to view the events that occurred at every meeting so far, including some outside events that occurred as well:

SGA senate body officially suspended

SGA senate body officially suspended

Dr. Eddie Howard announced SGA senate body will be suspended until further notice
Natalie Hamren and Madison Plank March 23, 2021

Dr. Eddie Howard, vice president for student affairs, announced Tuesday afternoon in a campus-wide email that the Student Government Association’s senate body will be suspended until further notice.   “At...

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...

SGA members and visitors have the option to attend meetings virtually or in-person.

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...

Lauren Goodwin, left, and Mia Derks, right, stand next to each other and smile. They are wearing light pink shirts.

Goodwin and Derks named SGA president, VP

996 students voted in the two-day election
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...

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.
SGA reschedules presidential election amid coronavirus concerns

SGA reschedules presidential election amid coronavirus concerns

SGA in extended recess, sponsored events canceled
Billy Keeney and Natalie Hamren 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

Keara McClellan, Jason Houston, and Caleb Hodges 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

Caleb Hodges, Reporter 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...

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