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Student body president advocates for on-campus LGBTQ+ rights

Student body president advocates for on-campus LGBTQ+ rights

Kane Mitten, Arts & Life Editor

October 9, 2019

For Jarett Lopez, student body president, his interests in politics and civic engagement have always derived from his identity as someone who’s gay.  “Once you start looking into queer theory, you see that oppression is interlocking,” Lopez said. “A populace who isn’t civically engaged is more likely...

SGA hosts town hall, addresses mental health within identities on campus

SGA hosts town hall, addresses mental health within identities on campus

Noelle Horn, Assistant News Editor

October 1, 2019

Student Government Association hosted its first town hall of the year Monday, Sept. 30. The town hall was in collaboration with Health, Counseling and Student Wellness (HCSW) with the topic being “a talk on mental health.” The town hall began with an introduction by Brynn Cahal, chair of SGA’s ...

What you missed at SGA April 8

What you missed at SGA April 8

Billy Keeney, Copy Editor

April 10, 2019

Student Government Association Vice President Matt Frey began Monday’s meeting in President Hannah Edelen’s absence as she attended a special meeting with the Board of Regents. Chief of Staff Jake Anderson presented the first readings of three resolutions. Resolution One: Sustainability Senator Kimberly Sparks ...

What you missed at SGA April 1

What you missed at SGA April 1

Josh Goad, Assistant News Editor

April 2, 2019

Senator Brynn Cahal presented her resolution for the second time during Monday’s meeting. The resolution is focused on helping students with food insecurity by creating a program similar to Swipe Out Hunger. Swipe Out Hunger summarizes their mission in three easy steps: students donate extra meal sw...

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

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

Sam Rosenstiel and Natalie Hamren

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 The Northerner’s annual Student Government Association Debate. In front of student constituents, three tickets d...

What you missed at SGA Mar. 18

What you missed at SGA Mar. 18

Billy Keeney, Copy Editor

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.”

Changing perspective: Hannah Edelen’s road to success

Changing perspective: Hannah Edelen’s road to success

Josh Goad, Assistant News Editor

March 7, 2019

SGA President Hannah Edelen had a challenging high school experience, but managed to overcome the roadblocks. Looking back, she reflects on her past, present and where the future will take her.

‘Out of my comfort zone’: student finds new passions by getting involved

‘Out of my comfort zone’: student finds new passions by getting involved

Brooke Smith, Reporter

March 7, 2019

Student Shayla Delamar wants to keep inspiring African American students across campus and beyond.

Who’s running for NKU SGA president, VP?

Who’s running for NKU SGA president, VP?

Sam Rosenstiel, Editor-in-Chief

March 7, 2019

At the time of this report, three sets of candidates are running for Student Government Association’s top jobs. Meet the presidential candidates and their platforms (in alphabetical order by last name), and make an informed decision when you go to vote on March 27 and 28. Barnes & Craig: ‘Choose Change’ J...

SGA Election ‘19: First president, VP candidates announce on Twitter

SGA Election ‘19: First president, VP candidates announce on Twitter

Sam Rosenstiel, Editor-in-Chief

February 27, 2019

Two sets of candidates announced their bids for Student Government Association president and vice president Wednesday

What you missed at SGA Feb. 25

What you missed at SGA Feb. 25

Josh Goad, Assistant News Editor

February 26, 2019

Learning LGBTQ+ etiquette In Monday’s SGA meeting, Director of NKU’s LGBTQ Programs and Services Bonnie Meyer gave a presentation aimed at better preparing students for interaction with people who identify as part of the LGBTQ+ community. The presentation began with the appropriate ways to refer to...

What you missed at SGA Feb. 18

What you missed at SGA Feb. 18

Josh Goad, Assistant News Editor

February 19, 2019

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...

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