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Reverend Tom Acton David Bogenbergers pastor assists students in lighting candles for candle lighting and moment of silence in the MLK Commons.

Memorial service, candlelight vigil held for David Bogenberger

By Gino Hernaiz | November 7, 2012

Students filed silently from the Sandburg Auditorium to the MLK Commons, church bells ringing in the distance, during the Wednesday memorial service held for David Bogenberger. They held candles to remember a Huskie lost. The body of Bogenberger, a freshman,...

President of the Student Association Delonte LeFlore speaks to students and members of SA about having a strong strategic plan for Student Association. He also states that he wants Northern Illinois University to be a more student centered campus, and that there was a 30% increase in the turnout of the organizational expo.

SA outlined improvements, student involvement at first address

By Felix Sarver | October 30, 2012

The Student Association (SA) outlined strategies for improving its organization and increasing student involvement at its first address Tuesday. SA President Delonte LeFlore said the SA wanted to hold an address to unify the students. Addresses have been...

SA to give state of the students address today

SA to give state of the students address today

By Carrie Morris | October 29, 2012

The first state of the students address will be held today by the Student Association (SA). SA President Delonte LeFlore will outline goals for the student government body and reach out to students in order to represent them better on campus for the address....

Editorial: SA executives should bring change

By Northern Star Editorial Board | March 28, 2012

Delonte LeFlore is not Superman. Gina Gregolunas, Joshua Venaas and Elliot Echols are not members of his Justice League. They don’t fly around saving the world, but they do have the opportunity to help NIU. Yesterday they were a group of students, and...

New SA executive officers announced

By Felix Sarver | March 28, 2012

The new Student Association executive officers have been decided. Delonte LeFlore will be president, Gina Gregolunas will be vice president, Joshua Venaas will be treasurer and Elliot Echols will be student trustee. All four ran on the same ticket. Derek...

SA executive candidates receive sanctions

By Felix Sarver | March 27, 2012

The Student Association executive elections began with a rough start, as all seven candidates received sanctions Tuesday. Candidates Delonte LeFlore, Gina Gregolunas, Joshua Venaas and Elliot Echols were sanctioned by Elections Commissioner Jasmine Harvell...

SA executive elections begin Tuesday

By Hailey Kurth | March 26, 2012

Voting in the Student Association executive elections are being held Tuesday and Wednesday, and some candidates already have their game plan in place. “We have been speaking with various organizations on campus and will be passing around flyers on Tuesday...

Candidate profiles: Student Association vice president

By Felix Sarver | March 21, 2012

Name: Gina Gregolunas Year and major: Junior political science major Current SA Position: Director of Greek Affairs Other positions: Former SA Senator, Greek Affairs Committee member and Public Affairs Committee secretary Experience with the SA: She collaborated...

SA executive candidates debate activity fees, campus safety

SA executive candidates debate activity fees, campus safety

By Felix Sarver | March 20, 2012

Huskie spirit, student activity fees and campus safety were three of the issues Student Association executive candidates debated Tuesday. Elections Commissioner Jasmine Harvell moderated the debate in the Sky Room at the Holmes Student Center and asked...

Women’s Resource Center, Greek Affairs host free self-defense classes for women

By Lauren Dielman | November 10, 2011

Director of Greek Affairs Gina Gregolunas and the Women's Resource Center hosted free self-defense classes Wednesday night to promote safety for women across campus.The Rec Center, where the classes were held, provides instructors to teach basic self-defense...