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Goodwin and Derks named SGA president, VP

Pictured left to right, Lauren Goodwin, president, and Mia Derks, vice president.

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 and Jacob Wilson and Katie Estes and Zach Ditchl received 367 and 277 votes respectively. Emily Miller...

Debate 2020: SGA candidates on SB1 & diversity, dating violence, more

Debate 2020: SGA candidates on SB1 & diversity, dating violence, more

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.

Advising resolution passed, alcohol in housing discussed at SGA

Frank Robinson reads comments from Advising about the resolution.

Josh Kelly, Managing Editor

March 3, 2020

Academic Affairs Chairman Alan Millward and Senator Hannah Miller opened Monday’s meeting reading the changes in their resolution, which had its first reading last week. The resolution now allows students to submit evaluations of their academic advisors, in hopes to improve advising meetings and sessions students have.

All Card design, advising evaluations discussed at SGA

Committee Chairwoman of University Improvements, Onyinyechi Okorie, sharing her

Billy Keeney, News Editor

February 25, 2020

A new resolution proposed by Academic Excellence Senator Hannah Miller and Committee Chairman of Academic Affairs Alan Millward endorsing the universal implementation of online academic advisor evaluations had its first reading in SGA’s Monday meeting. Secretary of Public Relations Jessica Archer a...

SGA discuss diversity, new senators sworn in

SGA discuss diversity, new senators sworn in

Elizabeth Cates, Reporter

February 4, 2020

On Monday, 11 new senate candidates were presented for appointment. Each candidate was given the floor to introduce themselves. After sharing their name, major, year and reasons for wanting to join SGA, the candidates were also given the opportunity to share any ideas that they want to implement upo...

New All Card plans, rally for higher education discussed at SGA

Senators Ryan Brock, Stephen Cordle and Zachary Dichtl listen to Sectary Archer pitches for All Card.

Josh Kelly, Managing Editor

January 28, 2020

New All Card Design Secretary of Public Relations Jessica Archer revealed the design pitches that herself and Senator Will Jones designed. They showcased three ideas, two of which included a solid color backing and the NKU seal opposite of the student’s photo. The other design featured the NKU Athlet...

VIDEO: SGA semester recap

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 what members of SGA thought were their greatest accomplishments and what can still be improved upon.

SGA creates new committees and appoints chairs

SGA members pose for photo after meeting ends.

Noelle Horn, Assistant News Editor

December 2, 2019

SGA’s last meeting of the fall semester was full of holiday cheer as the senators wore their best ugly Christmas sweaters at Monday’s meeting. During the meeting, President Jarett Lopez announced the creation of two new Ad-Hoc committees. The two committees created were the Design and Artistic Endeavor...

SGA reappoints committee chairs, amendment changes

Chief Justice Noah Cullen goes over amendment changes to the SGA constitution.

Noelle Horn, Asst. News Editor

November 19, 2019

At Monday’s SGA meeting, two committee chairs were reappointed and Chief Justice Noah Cullen went over amendments to the constitution.

US 27, Sbarro construction, parking appeal updates

Adam Grant from Fairmount Properties spoke to SGA on Monday.

Josh Kelly, Managing Editor

November 12, 2019

US 27 Update During Monday’s SGA meeting, Adam Grant from Fairmount Properties gave an update on the construction happening on the corner of Nunn Drive and Alexandria Pike. Grant said the function of the center would be the place where NKU and the community intersect.  “It's a place for shar...

VIDEO: What’s Happening in SGA

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 how the members attempt to approach each of them.

SGA passes resolution for NPHC plots

Tyrobius Bacon, Aliya Cannon and Noelle Brooks pose in front of the resolution.

Noelle Horn, Assistant News Editor

November 6, 2019

CORRECTION, 10/6: A previous version of this story included a misquote from president Jarett Lopez. The inaccuracy has now been corrected. We regret this error.  Passing the first resolution During Monday's meeting, the first resolution of the 2019-20 legislative session was read for a second time an...

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