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SA Academic Affairs director resigned due to personal, academic reasons

By Northern Star staff | April 10, 2015

Alex Martin, former Student Association director of Academic Affairs, said he resigned last week because of family and school obligations.Martin and Director of Governmental Affairs Ben Donovan resigned from the SA shortly after the SA executive elections...

Former Student Association director of Governmental Affairs.

Directors Donovan, Martin resign SA

By Margaret Maka & Keith Hernandez | April 9, 2015

Two Student Association directors resigned from the SA shortly after the 2015 SA executive election was decided April 1.Governmental Affairs Director Ben Donovan resigned April 1 and Academic Affairs Director Alex Martin resigned at the end of last week,...

Ben Donovan, Student Association director of Governmental Affairs, talks to senators at a Jan. 25 SA Senate meeting about a proposal to lower DeKalb’s bar entry age from 21 to 20. Donovan said the SA will give a statement about the idea at today’s City Council meeting.

Student Association directors Ben Donovan and Alex Martin resign from SA

By Margaret Maka | April 8, 2015

Two Student Association directors resigned from the SA shortly after the 2015 SA executive election was decided April 1.Governmental Affairs Director Ben Donovan resigned April 1 and Academic Affairs Director Alex Martin resigned at the end of last week,...

Senate clerk to resign SA post

By Lauren Cliffe | October 5, 2014

Dillon Domke, Student Association Senate speaker, announced Senate Clerk Ryan Burke will step down from his position due to a heavy course load Sunday.Domke briefly discussed the Senate committees that have been created. Domke said he intended to bring...

Huskie Safe Line

Not all happy with Safe Line

By Jackie Nevarez | August 27, 2014

The Huskie Safe Line has taken the reins of late-night transportation from Late Night Ride, but not everyone is on board with the change.Late Night Ride, a transportation service provided by the NIU Police Department for more than 20 years, ran 10 p.m.-6...

Ben Donovan, Student Association Senate deputy speaker, speaks during the SA Senate meeting April 27.

SA Senate votes in fall semester’s directors

By Keith Hernandez | April 27, 2014

Student Association Senate appointed 11 directors to the 2014-2015 presidential cabinet after a lengthy debate over the qualifications of two of the candidates.SA director candidatesEnough senators expressed concern over the inexperience of Alex Martin,...

SA approves $16K for bass fishing club

By Jackie Nevarez | March 24, 2014

Student Association Senate passed a resolution to provide $16,000 in supplemental funding to the Bass Fishing Club.The resolution called for supplemental funding to the Bass Fishing Club. The Bass Fishing Club asked for the funding to buy a boat to use...