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What you missed at SGA Feb. 18

What you missed at SGA Feb. 18

Josh Goad, Assistant News Editor

February 19, 2019


Filed under News, SGA

President makes executive orders SGA President Hannah Edelen started her report by announcing two executive orders that will go into effect immediately. “They’re just for accountability purposes, they’re nothing more than what [SGA] are doing,” Edelen said. The first executive order m...

What you missed at SGA Feb. 11

What you missed at SGA Feb. 11

Josh Goad, Assistant New Editor

February 12, 2019


Filed under SGA

On Feb. 11, SGA hosted the directors of university housing and business operations, who both gave presentations. SGA student senate was also excited to vote on a new resolution aimed at extending library hours. Library hour extension Senators Noelle Brooks and Zachary Dichtl presented their resol...

Student Government Association: How does it work?

Student Government Association: How does it work?

Chelsea Livers Gowdy, Reporter

February 11, 2019


Filed under Featured Story, News, SGA

With 30 Senate members and an Executive Board of 10, Student Government Association is a dedicated, hardworking student-run organization that advocates for NKU students. “SGA does a lot of great things for this university, a lot of fun things and difficult things,” said Matt Frey, vice presid...

‘Tampon Revolution’ to provide free products in NKU bathrooms

‘Tampon Revolution’ to provide free products in NKU bathrooms

Taylor Leach, Reporter

December 17, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, News

With the help of Student Government Association, NKU is making the change to offer free period products in all women’s restrooms on campus. During the fall 2018 semester, SGA President Hannah Edelen and the current administration enacted a resolution first introduced under former president Sami Dada...

What you missed at SGA Oct. 8

What you missed at SGA Oct. 8

Chris Robertson, Reporter

October 10, 2018


Filed under News, SGA, WYMASGA

Student Government Association welcomed NKU President Ashish Vaidya for a talk shop meeting, and members discussed how they could improve their relationships with students.

What you missed at SGA Sept. 24

What you missed at SGA Sept. 24

Ryan Clifton, Reporter

September 26, 2018


Filed under News, SGA, WYMASGA

Student Government Association discussed its 2018-19 budget and learned of a new initiative to establish roundtable discussions with the student body at SGA’s Monday meeting.

What you missed at SGA Sept. 17

What you missed at SGA Sept. 17

Ryan Clifton, Reporter

September 19, 2018


Filed under Kentucky News, News, SGA, WYMASGA

Protesters descended on Student Government Association’s Sept. 17 meeting to rally against the appointment of a justice accused of using derogatory language by a former SGA senator and former justice. Two state senators also spoke about university funding, and SGA passed a resolution for veterans.

Honors College launches in Founders Hall

Honors College launches in Founders Hall

Josh Goad, Assistant News Editor

September 6, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, News

The second floor of Founders Hall is home to NKU’s newest college: the Honors College. Once serving to bridge the gap between disciplines and creating advanced curriculum for both students and faculty, it has been deemed an important component in NKU’s future successes.

What you missed at SGA April 23

What you missed at SGA April 23

Blake Girlinghouse, Reporter

April 24, 2018


Filed under News, SGA, WYMASGA

SGA carried out its first meeting with the new 2018-19 assembly, appointed committee chairs and passed an honorary resolution in celebration of NKU’s 50th anniversary. Here’s what you missed at SGA on April 23.

Students, parents rally for campus childcare with UC takeover on the table

Students, parents rally for campus childcare with UC takeover on the table

Sam Rosenstiel, News Editor

April 20, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, News

One week after students and staff rallied against state budget cuts, two dozen students marched outside the Student Union to save the Early Childhood Center, a program slated to close June 1 due to budget pressures that have existed since 2015.

Who’s running for 2018-19 SGA president?

Who’s running for 2018-19 SGA president?

Sam Rosenstiel, News Editor

March 28, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, News, SGA

Student Government Association’s spring election season comes to a close this week; voting for senators and executive positions is March 28-29, and results will be announced outside of SGA’s office in the Student Union Friday at noon.

RECAP: SGA candidates debate for the student body vote

RECAP: SGA candidates debate for the student body vote

Josh Kelly, Reporter

March 24, 2018


Filed under Featured Story, News, SGA

All four Student Government Association presidential candidates and their vice presidents worked to turn the upcoming student body vote in their favor. In front of a crowd of about 35, students gathered for the Thursday night debate on topics that ranged from statewide and university budget challenges, making the campus better for under-represented minorities and handling issues of sexual misconduct.

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