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SA to hold panel on sexual assault

By Clarissa Hinshaw | November 14, 2016

DeKALB | The It’s On Us campaign will hold a panel discussion with the NIU Police Department and Safe Passage to discuss sexual assault prevention and provide students with resources to deal with the aftermath of sexual assault.The panel will be at...

Matthew Holmes, Student Association student trustee-elect, (far right) hands out flyers for the One NIU ticket and urges students to vote Wednesday in the Martin Luther King Jr. Commons. The One NIU ticket, with only the presidential position being contested, won the SA Executive Election on Wednesday.

One NIU wins low turnout SA executive elections

By Madison Kacer | March 31, 2016

Matthew Holmes, Student Association student trustee-elect, (far right) hands out flyers for the One NIU ticket and urges students to vote Wednesday in the Martin Luther King Jr. Commons. The One NIU ticket, with only the presidential position being contested, won the SA Executive Election on Wednesday.

2016 Student Association Senate and Executive Elections

By Northern Star staff | March 29, 2016

The first joint Student Association Senate and Executive elections end at 6 p.m. Wednesday.

Both elections will be held online at huskielink.niu.edu, but the following places will have polling places available:

• DuSable Hall

• Founders Memorial Library

• Holmes Student Center

• Music Building

• Nursing Building

• Barsema Hall

• New Residence Hall Community Center

• LaTourette Hall

Read more about the candidates at bit.ly/1SiSjwW.

Contact Election Commissioner Kevin Gordon at [email protected] with any questions or requests for accommodations.

SA to hold election debate in Holmes Student Center

By Northern Star staff | March 24, 2016

The Student Association will hold a candidates’ debate 7 p.m. today in the Holmes Student Center, Heritage Room.The SA elections will begin 9 a.m. Tuesday and close 6 p.m. Wednesday. Students can vote by going to huskielink.niu.edu and entering their...

Diversity talk sparks free speech, unlawful assembly ordinance conversation

Diversity talk sparks free speech, unlawful assembly ordinance conversation

By Satta Kendor | March 24, 2016

“We learn and grow from each other,” said Chief Diversity Officer Vernese Edghill-Walden. “I don’t think the world would be a good place if we all thought the same thing and did the same thing.”About 100 people attended NIU’s first monthly...

Student Association to hold two voter registration drives

By Northern Star staff | February 10, 2016

Correction: The Northern Star reported there is a voter registration drive 2:30-4 p.m. today in the Latino Resource Center.The voter registration drive is actually 2:30-4 p.m. Thursday in the Latino Resource Center.The Student Association will hold voter...

SA VP returns to job post hearing

By Maxwell Bisaillon | December 3, 2015

Reginald Bates, Student Association vice president, said he plans to continue performing his duties “for the good of the student body” after being found not guilty of neglect of duty.Bates was charged on Nov. 8 with neglect of duty based upon eight...

SA approves $1.5K in funds for BSU

By Northern Star staff | November 16, 2015

The Black Student Union was awarded $1,575 in supplemental funding Sunday to cover costs for its members to attend the National Black Student Union Conference.

The annual conference will be held Friday to Sunday at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater campus, and will focus on addressing the recruitment, retention and graduation of black students, according to the National BSU’s website.

BSU President Timi Adeboje said the amount would cover registration and rooming for five representatives to attend the conference, while transportation would be covered by the group’s current funds.

The Student Association Senate approved the funding in full.

Voter registration drives to return

By Northern Star staff | November 16, 2015

Another voter registration drive is planned for the beginning of next month, and with hopes to reach out to organizations to register members, said Dillon Domke, Student Association Senate Speaker, citing a report by Kiran Gill, director of Governmental...

Student Association Senate deputy speaker

District 2 Student Association Senators

By Northern Star staff | October 12, 2015

Student Association senators discuss how their involvement has readied them for their positions, as well as what improvements and issues they will focus on this semester.District 2 is composed of students residing west of Annie Glidden Road and north...

SA Senate begins election campaigning

By Maggie Koll | September 21, 2015

Dillon Domke, Student Association Senate Speaker, said candidates will hand out flyers and attend student organization meetings as campaigning for the SA Senate elections enters its first full week.There are 40 seats available on the SA Senate, with just...

Student Association to hold voter registration tables

By Northern Star staff | September 21, 2015

The Student Association will hold voter registration tables for National Voter Registration Day on Tuesday.A table can be found from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Holmes Student Center, Diversions Lounge and 2-5 p.m. in the Founders Memorial Library lobby.Students...