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Pass, Fail: SA President plans good start to year, Moving SA elections confusing, not good

By Rachel Scaman | May 3, 2015

Pass: SA President plans good start to yearStudent Association President Nathan Lupstein’s plans for next semester will help students get more involved with the SA, which is something to push for.Lupstein said his ticket will look to create an app to...

Wait for SA election results, don’t bicker on social media

By Northern Star Editorial Board | March 29, 2015

Students should wait until the Student Association executive election results are released rather than arguing over which party they think won.The SA will not release the results of the executive election until the SA Supreme Court has made rulings on...

Students have no excuse to not vote

By Northern Star Editorial Board | March 22, 2015

Students have no excuse not to vote in this year’s Student Association executive elections now that voting is online.Polling stations across campus will now have laptops where students can vote. Students can also vote using their phones or other electronic...

Letter to the Editor: No change coming from Voice of Change

By Leon Kincaid | March 22, 2015

The Voice of Change? Sounds like more of the same.As an editorial of the Northern Star has already pointed out, the last few Student Association presidents were all Greek. The Voice of Change’s candidates aren’t any different and Thursday’s debate...

SA should do more to recruit candidates

By Northern Star Editorial Board | March 18, 2015

The Student Association should have done more to recruit candidates for this year’s executive elections.Executive elections will decide the SA’s president, vice president, treasurer and student trustee. Students must attend a candidates’ meeting,...

Students must vote in executive elections so all voices are heard

By Mohammed Taha Faridi | March 15, 2015

Students should vote in the Student Association executive elections so they can have representatives who will voice their opinions to NIU administrators.The SA’s main job is to allocate $7 million in student fees to cover the needs of students. That...

Pass/Fail: Candidates’ info easily accessible, Douglas Hall not opening next fall

By Danny Cozzi | March 23, 2014

Pass: Candidates’ info easily accessibleIf you’re frantic to decide on who to vote for in the Student Association executive elections this week, worry no more.You can do a quick search for candidates’ information on the SA website. So, instead of...

Student Association speaker Dillon Domke speaks at the Feb. 23 Student Association meeting in the Sky Room of the Holmes Student Center. SA will host a debate among this year’s executive candidates at 8 p.m. today in the Holmes Student Center’s Regency Room.

SA candidates debate ahead of election

By Jackie Nevarez | March 18, 2014

Student Association will host a debate among this year’s executive election candidates today.The debate will be held at 8 p.m. in the Holmes Student Center Regency Room. Candidates for the executive positions of the SA including president, vice president,...

Voting in SA elections a student duty

By Kim Randall | March 2, 2014

Voting in the upcoming Student Association executive elections is vital to get students’ voices heard.On March 25 and 26 students can vote for candidates running for the positions of president, vice president, treasurer and student trustee. Voting will...

Echols returns to Student Trustee ballot

By Felix Sarver | March 7, 2012

Student Assocation President Elliot Echols is now back on the ballot as a Student Trustee candidate. Echols was initially removed from the ballot by Jasmine Harvell, Board of Elections Commissioner, for not having the 2.5 GPA required by SA bylaws to...