The Northerner

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

SGA passes resolution for NPHC plots

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...

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-”...

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...

Immigration town hall gives community forum on national issue

Immigration town hall gives community forum on national issue

Sam Rosenstiel, Copy Editor

October 20, 2017

SGA hosted a town hall meeting where students could voice concerns about DACA to a panel of experts and students in the SU ballroom on Thursday night.

SGA to host immigration town hall, vote on DACA resolution

SGA to host immigration town hall, vote on DACA resolution

Sam Rosenstiel, Copy Editor

October 17, 2017

SGA will address concerns about the future of DACA recipients at an immigration town hall on Oct. 19 in the SU. SGA's DACA solidarity resolution goes to a vote on Oct. 23.

What you missed at the SGA meeting

What you missed at the SGA meeting

Mackenzie Manley, News Editor

August 29, 2016

This week’s SGA meeting covered topics ranging from a drop in summer enrollment rates, as well as a plan to improve enrollment in summer courses and reserved parking spaces for veterans who have received a purple heart. A dip in summer enrollment Over the past five years, NKU has suffered a loss of summer enrollment rat...

SGA 2016-17 Presidential Candidates

SGA 2016-17 Presidential Candidates

Abby Anstead and Mackenzie Manley, Managing Editor and News Editor

March 24, 2016

Campaigns are well underway with the Student Government Association elections coming up on March 30-31. The Northerner talked to each presidential candidate to gather the points of emphasis for each of their campaigns. Learn more about the candidates platforms and hopes for NKU at a debate Tuesday, ...

Student government to research concealed carry on campus

Student government to research concealed carry on campus

Abby Anstead, News Editor

September 16, 2015

The Student Government Association added an initiative to their list for the school year that will research and explore permitting concealed carry practices on NKU’s campus for students and faculty. Senator Aaron Hatfield presented the issue at the student government meeting on Monday. “As...

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