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SA Supreme Court: SA should enact regulations for online voting

By Northern Star staff | April 23, 2015

The Student Association Supreme Court, in its opinion, “highly encourages” the SA to enact regulations concerning electronic voting for elections.The court released its opinions Tuesday on the hearings surrounding the contentious 2015 SA executive...

Student Association senator charged with sharing executive election info

By Ashley Morse | March 30, 2015

The Student Association Senate will hold a hearing for a Board of Elections member April 12 on charges of disclosing election information to the Voice of Change ticket.Screenshots show Jake Swick, SA senator and Board of Elections member, giving election...

Helen Mellas

Helen Mellas

By Alexandra Meyer | March 30, 2015

Helen Mellas, Student Association Supreme Court justice, explains a change to the Code of Procedures concerning the calling of witnesses in Supreme Court hearings Sunday at SA Senate. The change, approved by the SA Senate, established justices as the...

Junior marketing major Taras Lesyk gives a speech on why he should be appointed a senator at large at the Student Association meeting Sunday in the Holmes Student Center, Sky Room. The Student Association appointed nine senators-at-large as well as two Supreme Court justices.

SA Senate full after meeting

By Margaret Maka | October 12, 2014

The Student Association Senate appointed nine senators-at-large to establish a full Senate, as well as two Supreme Court justices Sunday.Elections in September failed to fill the Senate.“This is one of the earliest times that I’ve seen that the Senate...

Presentation on issues facing Latina women to be held Nov. 12

By Northern Star Staff | October 31, 2012

A talk on issues facing Latina women will be hosted by the Women’s Law Caucus and Latino/a Law Students Association, said Helen Mellas, 1L representative to Women’s Law Caucus, in an email. The talk will be held at 6 p.m. Nov. 12 at Swen Parson Hall’s...