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“Junior meteorology major and current Trustee Tim Moore (left) and junior pre-medical chemistry major Yazan Masri debate for the SGA representative seat on the NIU Board of Trustees Monday at the Carl Sandburg Auditorium. The canidates answered questions from the public before having the chance to question one another during the debate. (Nyla Owens | Northern Star)”

SGA debates: Treasurer and trustee

By Joseph Howerton, News Reporter | March 29, 2023

DeKALB – Candidates for the treasurer and Board of Trustees positions gathered for an open debate answering a series of questions from the public and each other. Student Government Association elections are here with polls opening at midnight March...

The Student Government Association is located in the Holmes Student Center ground floor in the OASIS space.

SGA candidates share their qualifications at Thursday’s debate

By Abby Byer | March 28, 2022
SGA debates give three candidates a voice to tell who they are, their leadership experiences and what they stand for to prepare for voting.
Honor Morgan, junior political science major, is running for treasurer and hopes to keep funding transparent.

SGA treasurer candidate hopes to provide funding resources to student organizations

By Abby Byer | March 26, 2022
Honor Morgan is running for the treasurer position in the upcoming SGA elections and hopes to provide all student organizations with funding resources.

Union members work towards better teaching conditions

By Northern Star Editorial Board | November 13, 2019

For two years, the United Faculty Alliance has been working on a contract with the hopes of improving teaching conditions for tenured and tenure-track faculty at NIU. The Board of Trustees will vote Thursday on whether or not the contract will go into...

SA provides opportunity to meet 2019 election candidates, event sees zero student turnout

SA provides opportunity to meet 2019 election candidates, event sees zero student turnout

By Northern Star Staff | March 24, 2019

DeKALB — The Student Association provided an opportunity on Wednesday night for students to get to know candidates running for SA elections, but no students outside of the organization attended.The meet and greet was held atthe Campus Life Building...

DeKalb County Treasurer Mark Todd to seek retention

By Northern Star staff | November 8, 2011

DeKalb County Treasurer Mark Todd plans to seek retention for his position. Todd was appointed to the position Feb. 12 to fill Christine Johnson's term. Johnson was appointed to the State Senate.Todd said he wants to bring efficiency to the Treasurer's...

Elliott Echols elected Student Association President

By Jacqueline Evans and Danny Cozzi | March 30, 2011

DeKALB | After two days of voting throughout the campus, the results are in for the 2011-12 Student Association and Campus Activities Board elections.This year, a total of 1,189 students voted in the SA and CAB election. The turnout was lower than last...

SA Treasurer candidate profile

March 23, 2011

Jeremy Sanchez Year/major: Junior/operating management and information systems Other Group Affiliations: Interfraternity Council - vice president of community events; Phi Sigma Kappa Fraternity - vice president; Red Riot - member. What is the most pressing...

Robin Kelly for treasurer of Illinois

By Editorial Board | October 18, 2010

The Northern Star Editorial Board endorses Robin Kelly for the office of treasurer of Illinois. We admit that out of all of the races in the midterm, this is one of the few races that we've had to read up on extensively. Between the slugfests that are...