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Three students stand at podiums while presenting and talking. The SGA approved a resolution on Dec. 1 addressing students impacted by the Israel-Hamas war. (Joey Trella | Northern Star)

SGA reworks Israel-Hamas statement, acknowledges students

By Brandon Clark, News Reporter | December 3, 2023

DeKALB – After failing to pass a petition, the SGA made good on promises to support student concerns over the ongoing Israel-Hamas war. A resolution condemning any behavior that invalidates and endangers those grieving from the recent events of the...

Junior meteorology major and Trustee Tim Moore stands at the podium during the trustee debate before the SGA elections Monday on stage the Carl Sandburg Auditorium. Prior to elections, Moore sent a mass-email titled “VOTE NOW TO PREVENT DECREASE IN ATHLETIC FUNDING,” encouraging students to vote for the NIUnited ticket, resulting in a reprimand for members of the ticket. (Nyla Owens | Northern Star)

4 SGA candidates reprimanded for mass-email campaign

By Evan Mellon, News Reporter | April 1, 2023

DeKALB – Just as the Student Government Association elections came to a close, a coalition of four SGA candidates received a sanction as a result of a mass-email campaign on behalf of their ticket. An email was sent by student trustee candidate Tim...

Student Government Association candidate profiles

By Evan Mellon, News Reporter | March 27, 2023

DeKALB – The Student Government Association is the organization of representatives elected by the student body, who are responsible for funding and supporting student events and organizations on campus. The following candidates are running for student...

Kaylin Lee, sophomore music education major, is running for vice president of SGA. Lee hopes to break the stigma around mental health.

SGA vice president candidate hopes to be a voice for students

By Ally Formeller, News Reporter | March 26, 2022
Kaylin Lee is running for the vice president position in the upcoming SGA elections and hopes to increase involvement and spread mental health awareness.