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Christine Wang (right), SA Senate Speaker-elect, addresses senators as SA Senate Speaker Dillon Domke looks on at the SA Senate meeting Sunday. The SA approved of the Bangladesh Student Association and the full-time addition of the position director of Environmental Affairs, which is currently held by Stuart Nissenbaum.

SA Senate OKs Bangladesh organization

By Alex Chettiath | April 18, 2016

Christine Wang (right), SA Senate Speaker-elect, addresses senators as SA Senate Speaker Dillon Domke looks on at the SA Senate meeting Sunday. The SA approved of the Bangladesh Student Association and the full-time addition of the position director of Environmental Affairs, which is currently held by Stuart Nissenbaum.

SA Senate elects first female speaker

By Madison Kacer | April 4, 2016

Student Association Senator Christine Wang was voted as the first female Senate speaker for the upcoming one-year term, which begins after the last session of this term in May.The duties of the speaker include leading the legislative branch allocating...

SA discussing mistake shows transparency

By Northern Star Editorial Board | October 20, 2014

The Student Association took the first step in opening a potentially difficult discussion between students and their representatives last week.The SA openly addressed a voting violation after nine elected senators-at-large were illegitimately welcomed...

Police see decrease in traffic arrests for 2011 homecoming

By Dave Gong | October 21, 2011

DeKalb Police reported the lowest number of traffic arrests during this year's homecoming weekend since 2006, according to statistics provided by the DeKalb Police Department. DeKalb Police reported 71 total traffic arrests over the weekend, a decrease...

Faculty Senate discusses Illinois debt, adds SA representative

By Matt Liparota | August 31, 2011

"Welcome to another wonderful year at Faculty Senate."With these words Wednesday afternoon, Faculty Senate President Alan Rosenbaum opened another year for the legislative body and urged its members - which counts one voting member for each university...