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DREAM Action NIU hosts sixth annual Coming out of the Shadows

By Kierra Frazier | April 10, 2019

DeKALB — Undocumented students came out of the shadows to tell personal stories to students and faculty while reflecting on the hardships they face in America.DREAM Action NIU hosted its 6th annual Coming Out of the Shadows event in the Carl Sandburg...

SA hopes to double voter turnout in upcoming elections

SA hopes to double voter turnout in upcoming elections

By Kierra Frazier | March 18, 2019

DeKALB — The Student Association is looking to double voter turnout in this year’s elections. Students are being advised to vote in this upcoming SA election at the end of March because SA leaders said it affects them in more ways than they think. SA...

SA Senate votes to appoint spring Board of Elections

By Kierra Frazier | January 21, 2019

DeKALB — The Student Association Senate voted to appoint members to the Board of Elections and select a chairperson for the 2019 Elections during its Sunday meeting.SA elections are held every spring to elect students to the executive branch as the...

Candidates running for Student Association executive offices answer students questions during a Tuesday forum.

SA holds a candidate forum

By Jessie Kern | March 22, 2018

Students packed the Sky Room at the Holmes Student Center Tuesday for the Student Association’s Election Debate Forum.There are two tickets running for executive branch in the March 27 to 28 election, #YouMatterNIU and #MovingForwardNIU.Election Commissioner...

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