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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 ...

A conversation with SGA 2019 President, VP

A conversation with SGA 2019 President, VP

Josh Goad, News Editor

August 21, 2019

Jarett Lopez, senior political science major, and Shelby Sanford, senior public relations major, were elected SGA president and vice president for the 2019-2020 school year in March. They received 366 of the 814 votes by campaigning on what they believed were tangible goals, like nixing the “A-”...

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.”

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...

What you missed at SGA Mar. 4

What you missed at SGA Mar. 4

Josh Goad, Assistant News Editor

March 6, 2019

SGA talks Chick-fil-A Andy Meeks, director of business operations and auxiliary services, sat in on Monday’s SGA meeting to help facilitate an open dialogue about coming food vendor options. According to Meeks, NKU’s food and beverage services have gone up for bid and in an unusual turn of event...

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...

Habitat for Humanity taking on Collegiate Challenge

Habitat for Humanity taking on Collegiate Challenge

Casey Crowe, Contributor

February 22, 2019

Several NKU students are using their spring break as a way to make a difference in the lives of others. Students from the Habitat for Humanity Campus Chapter will be travelling to Hardin County, Kentucky the week of March 10-15. “It’s work; it’s not like a spring break where you lay on the beach....

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...

Student Government Association: How does it work?

Student Government Association: How does it work?

Chelsea Livers Gowdy, Reporter

February 11, 2019

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...

Honors College launches in Founders Hall

Honors College launches in Founders Hall

Josh Goad, Assistant News Editor

September 6, 2018

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.

SGA takes action against ‘hate speech’ on campus

SGA takes action against ‘hate speech’ on campus

Blake Girlinghouse, Reporter

April 17, 2018

In response to seasonal speakers that come to campus—ones that often challenge the belief systems, ideologies and identities of many NKU community members—SGA passed a resolution that would alert students and faculty of ‘hate speakers’ arriving on campus. 

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