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Mark Payne, Mark Payne, and Mark Payne

August 25, 2009


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Incoming freshman - expect to experience a whole lot of new things your first couple weeks at Northern Kentucky University. Just to name a few: somebody will now be sleeping about two feet from you and it won't be your mother, nobody will care if you don't turn in your homework and, due to an unusua...

SGA discusses election woes

Jenn Corbett, Jenn Corbett, and Jenn Corbett

April 28, 2009


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Even with the uncertain future of the Student Government Association Spring election, some senators are trying not to see the outlook as ambiguous. At its meeting April 27, Senator Chris Ruth questioned the outcome of the decision to void the overall election. The decision meant that the executive board, se...

Judicial Council: Election void

Mark Payne, Mark Payne, and Mark Payne

April 28, 2009


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The Student Government Association's Judicial Council on April 24 decided that the best way to settle the election is to hold another election. The council is composed of Chief Justice Sheree Davis, Wendy Creekmore, and Stanley Strouss. No time and place has yet been set for when the new election wil...

The Verdict is in: Re-election

Mark Payne, Mark Payne, and Mark Payne

April 23, 2009


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The Student Government Association's Judicial Council has decided that the best way to settle the election is to hold another election. No time and place has yet been set for when the new election will be held. In an official statement from the Judicial Council, the reason for the new election is the ...

Election in limbo

Mark Payne, Mark Payne, and Mark Payne

April 21, 2009


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The Student Government' Association Elections have been marred with accusations that the Presidential and Vice Presidential winners, K. Keith Kaseke and Dennis Chaney, conducted themselves in an unethical manner and violated the SGA election guidelines. The allegations led to an emergency hearing Apr...

SGA debates international student options

Jenna Hunt, Jenna Hunt, and Jenna Hunt

April 21, 2009


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A debate concerning the international students at Northern Kentucky University and their limited opportunities here in the United States, arose between various Student Government Association members in the meeting on Monday, April 20. The first reading of requesting the addition of two $500 scholarsh...

Kaseke/Chaney named as new SGA president and vice president

Jennifer Corbett and Mark Payne, Jennifer Corbett and Mark Payne, and Jennifer Corbett and Mark Payne

April 15, 2009


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The Student Government Elections are in: ' President and Vice President: K. Keith Kaseke and Dennis W. Chaney. Vice President for Student Involvement: Chris Wallace Vice President for Public Relations: Wade Miller Vice President for Administrative Affairs: Danielle Hawks ' Senate(top 15 elected): Igor...

SGA: grades for all

Jenna Hunt, Jenna Hunt, and Jenna Hunt

April 7, 2009


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As Northern Kentucky University is wrapping up the spring 2009 semester, the Student Government Association is pushing a new rule that would require midterm grades to be distributed to every student. SGA had the first reading of the resolution recommending the adoption of a policy mandating the distr...

What election?

Brandon Barb, Brandon Barb, and Brandon Barb

April 6, 2009


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The Student Government Association elections are in full swing but I am willing to bet that not each and every student knows it. What comes to mind when the word election is thrown around? Greed heads, power grabbers and down right sleaze rise to the top of the pot whenever an election comes around. ...

Votruba: Tuition may rise 4%

Jenna Hunt, Jenna Hunt, and Jenna Hunt

February 23, 2009


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Another year, another possible tuition increase. The good news, though, is the increase is the lowest it has been in years and years and years. That is how NKU President James Votruba described the current budget situation at the Student Government Association meeting Feb. 23. He added that his propos...

SGA, IT discuss Norse Express

Jenn Corbett, Jenn Corbett, and Jenn Corbett

February 3, 2009


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In the coming months, students can expect to see Norse Express have a face-lift and a little nip and tuck. Rich Shivener and Meredith Brennan both presented the new forth-coming system at the Student Government Association meeting Feb. 2. Brennan and Schivener, both from the IT Prism Project, dubb...

New proposal would lower tuition for part-time students

Betty Chaney- Opinion Editor (Morehead State), Betty Chaney- Opinion Editor (Morehead State), and Betty Chaney- Opinion Editor (Morehead State)

February 1, 2009


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The forum, sponsored by the Student Government Association, addressed the possible change to a per-credit hour rate for tuition. Currently, students pay a flat rate each semester, $2,640 for 12 to 18 credit hours. With a new proposal, students would pay a set price for each credit hour in which they en...

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