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Student Association director applications open for 2015-2016 academic year

By Northern Star staff | March 31, 2015

The Student Association is now accepting applications for director positions for the 2015-2016 academic year.The applications are due April 10 and can be accessed at Students must log in to the Huskie Link website to submit an application.Appointed...

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...

Prospective SA senator taken off ballot after intimidation claims

By Felix Sarver | September 27, 2011

The Student Association Board of Elections disqualified a candidate from the senate race Tuesday, the first day of elections. District 4 Candidate David Turner was intimidating a voter and campaigning within the direct vicinity of a polling station at...

SA Senate makes changes to the bylaws

By Jacqueline Evans | March 20, 2011

Student Association directors will now be confirmed at the end of the spring semester rather than the fall semester. The SA Senate approved an amendment to Part I, Article III, Section 4.A of the SA Bylaws during its Sunday night meeting. In previous...

Points of contention within Student Association

By Jacqueline Evans and Kyla Gardner | January 31, 2011

DeKALB | The position of president pro tempore was a point of contention among the members of the Student Association Senate during its Sunday night meeting. Ryan Smith was removed from his position by Speaker of the Senate Jeremy Peters on Friday, and...