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SA bylaws need to be reviewed

By Northern Star Editorial Board | April 29, 2014

Members of the Student Association, as representatives of the student body, should be aware of how heavy their decisions weigh on student life.The SA allocates funds gathered from student activity fees to organizations on campus.Recent events illustrate...

Alexandra Meyer | Northern Star(Left to right) Jewel Stephens, Black Student Union treasurer, BSU Vice President Corey Turner and BSU President Adewale Adetunji talk to Student Association senators at the SA Senate meeting Sunday. The BSU’s request for supplemental funding sparked debate, with senators arguing if the group’s request met the requirements for the SA to provide the organization with supplemental funding.

Bylaw violation cited in supreme court petition

By Jackie Nevarez | April 28, 2014

A junior political science major hopes his petition to the Student Association Supreme Court will educate SA Senators on the organization’s bylaws.Joseph Palmer, who was appointed director of Public Affairs for the 2014-2015 academic year by the SA...