The Northerner

SGA Returns From Spring Break

Vern Hockney

March 15, 2010


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Student Government Association held its first meeting after spring break March 15. At the meeting, two new senators were sworn in: Michael Walther and Ethan Schrage. Walther was an integral part in creating the new Student Concerns Committee. Schrage told SGA he would like to help with the smoking...

SGA Update

Staff Report and Staff Report

January 11, 2010


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At the Jan. 11 Student Government Association meeting six new senators were sworn in, two new Judicial Council members and a new chief justice. The three SGA committee - University Improvements, Finance and Student Rights - also named their new chairs. New senators: Keri Eason; Megan Johnson; Jasmine ...

Impeachments dominate SGA

Mark Payne and Mark Payne

December 7, 2009


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Mark Payne/Managing Editor Two weeks, two impeachments. The Northern Kentucky University Student Government Association had its second impeachment hearing Dec. 7. This time it was SGA President Keith Kaseke who faced impeachment charges on the grounds he violated SGA procedure and the SGA Constitut...

Update: SGA vice president impeached, rebuts accusations

Mark Payne and Mark Payne

December 1, 2009


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Photo by Mark Payne/Managine editorOn April 21, 2009, Keith Kaseke and Dennis Chaney sat side by side, fighting accusations that the pair had cheated in their spring 2009 election bid for Student Government Association President and Vice President. On Nov. 30, 2009, Keith Kaseke, SGA president, and Denn...

Cover Story: Owning your intellect

Mark Payne and Mark Payne

November 18, 2009


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Photo illustration by Emily Teaford; In this picture Matt Lefler NKU FreshmanWith a few swift motions, the new Northern Kentucky University Intellectual Property Policy was passed at last Wednesday's Board of Regents (BOR) meeting. The passing has some students concerned. 'While I understand the predicament t...

Who owns student work?

Mark Payne and Mark Payne

November 9, 2009


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Let's say you are a recent graduate of Northern Kentucky University. You got your degree in Photography and, since graduating, have been working on getting pictures together for a contest. A few weeks after submitting your pictures to the contest you get a letter of rejection from the contest that say...

Committee walks the walk

Kelly Phelan and Kelly Phelan

October 25, 2009


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Photo provide by Student Government Association.The Student Government Association's committee University Improvement held a campus safety walk Oct. 26. The walk, attended by senators of SGA, aims at improving various aspects of Northern Kentucky University. 'The campus safety walk is designed to ...

SGA beat

Jesse Call and Jesse Call

October 5, 2009


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Although students voted to approve a new Student Government Association (SGA) constitution in the September special election, the failure to implement those changes has prompted the organization to form a subcommittee for 'Constitutional implementation and transition,' according to the minutes of th...

SGA beat

Kelly Phelan and Kelly Phelan

September 21, 2009


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With busy class schedules causing scheduling issues and a senator being promoted, three senate seats are open in the Student Government Association. Marilyn Henry and Madison Pfingston resigned, and Danielle Hawks was elected in Spring 2009 to Vice President of Administration, according to Steve Mei...

A run to the top

Mark Payne and Mark Payne

September 15, 2009


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Archive PhotoKeith Kaseke ran from Zimbabwe to the United States, literally. Kaseke, the first international student to become Student Government Association President, was once on the cusp of becoming a world-class runner. Zimbabwe Kaseke, born in Zimbabwe, a country plagued with the HIV/Aids e...

Kaseke/Cheney look ahead

Kelly Phelan and Kelly Phelan

September 7, 2009


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Mark Payne/Managing EditorWell, it's official ... finally. After one tainted election and a three-month wait for the re-election, K.Keith Kaseke and running mate Dennis Chaney won again. This time they won the' SGA Fall Special Election by seven votes, the final tally being 323 to 316.' Kaseke has m...

SGA election results

Staff report, Staff report, and Staff report

September 2, 2009


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Mark Payne/Managing EditorThe Student Government Association election ballots have been cast and the results are in, with a total of 671 votes cast. ' The new President is K. Keith Kaseke and Executive Vice President Dennis Chaney. They beat out Kevin Reynolds and Leigha Phelps, by a vote count of 323 to...

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