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Pictured left to right, Zach Dichtl, vice president, and Katie Estes, president.

Estes, Dichtl: restructure SGA, inclusive dining

Billy Keeney March 4, 2020

SGA senators Katie Estes and Zach Dichtl want to be your student body president and vice president. Estes, entrepreneurship major, and Dichtl, triple major in web and database administration, media...

Lauren Goodwin, left, and Mia Derks, right, stand next to each other and smile. They are wearing light pink shirts.

Goodwin and Derks: Transparency in Action

SGA Justices Lauren Goodwin and Mia Derks announce their candidacy and pillars of campaign.
Noelle Horn, Assistant News Editor March 4, 2020

On Monday, Feb. 24, the only all-female ticket of the election announced its candidacy with the slogan “Transparency in Action.” Student Government Association Justices Lauren Goodwin and Mia Derks...

Pictured left to right, Jacob Wilson, vice president, and Jessica Archer, president, are running for president and vice president.

Archer, Wilson: representing students, accountability

Jessica Archer and Jacob Wilson are running for SGA President and Vice President, respectively.
Rachel Smith, Assistant News Editor March 4, 2020

Jessica Archer recently announced her bid for SGA president in the upcoming election. According to Archer, her platforms focus on communication and transparency to combat issues such as enrollment decline,...

Rachel Roberts, democratic nominee for Kentucky State Representative for District 67, poses for a photo with SGA members.

SGA gets visit from state representative nominee, update on enrollment strategy

Billy Keeney, News Editor February 18, 2020

On Monday, SGA had an update on the Strategic Enrollment Management Plan (SEMP) for the 2020 to 2024 school years and got a visit from Rachel Roberts, the Democratic candidate for the Kentucky District...

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...

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

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...

SGA President Jarett Lopez and Vice President Shelby Sanford Norse Up.

A conversation with SGA 2019 President, VP

2019 SGA president and vice president sit down with The Northerner to talk about what’s coming down the pipeline
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...

SGA meets every Monday at 3:30 p.m.

Student Government Association: How does it work?

'We are not going to wait for you to come to us with a problem, we are going to come to you first'
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...

From left to right, Felix Okpe, Victor Ponce, Sandra Oñate, Allison Herre, and W. Allen Cole served as panelists at the DACA town hall on Oct. 19.

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 will address DACA concerns at their town hall meeting on Oct. 19.

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

Aug. 29, 2016
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...

SGA 2016-17 Presidential Candidates

SGA 2016-17 Presidential Candidates

Candidates are presented in no particular order
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...

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