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Frascello ticket sweeps SA

By Carlos Galvez | March 27, 2014

Joe Frascello’s “A Better NIU” ticket took every Student Association executive position following Wednesday’s elections, with Frascello claiming the top spot as president.Frascello tallied 1,343 votes while presidential candidate Randiss Hopkins...

SA voting a responsibility

By Jeremiah Caterina | March 25, 2014

Today begins students’ chance to vote for next year’s Student Association executives.The people elected speak for students, so it’s imperative students take part in choosing those leaders.I can’t emphasize enough the importance of every student...

James Zanayed, Student Association Senate speaker, discussed SA budgeting, funding, student retention and campus recreation during a Sunday night SA Senate meeting at the Skyroom of the HSC.

SA to work on communication

By Shaz Sheikhali | December 1, 2013

The Student Association is looking to focus on outreach and examine how students, organizations and the SA can work more cohesively and efficiently.The SA also wants to improve external connections, communications and marketing and finance and operations....

SA Senate prepares for speaker elections

By Shaz Sheikhali | November 11, 2013

Student Association senators nominated speaker candidates at their Senate meeting Sunday. Speaker elections will be held next week.The SA speaker is the regulator of SA Senate meetings and the senators. He or she is also the acting voice of the student...

Candidates for Student Associations executive branch debate

Candidates for Student Association’s executive branch debate

By Logan Love | March 21, 2013

With the Student Association (SA) executive branch elections next week, candidates spoke out at a two-hour debate Wednesday night. It featured candidates running for the positions of president, vice president, treasurer and student trustee. Presidential...