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NISG election voting results released

NISG election voting results released

MICHAEL OASHEIM, News Editor

March 11, 2019

On Thursday, Feb. 28., Jacob Levang and Jacob Stites secured the win over Farhan Bin Amjad and Micah McCutchan for student body president and vice president, respectively for the 2019-2020 school year. Last week, the voting results, which illustrate how each candidate faired by college, were released, in...

Levang and Stites win NISG election

Levang and Stites win NISG election

SYDNEY HAUER, Executive Editor

February 28, 2019

At around 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 27, Jacob Levang and Jacob Stites were named the new NISG student body president and vice president, respectively for the 2019-2020 school year. Around 80 students gathered in the Union to hear the results when they were announced. Levang and Stites received ...

Levang and Stites and announce candidacy

Levang and Stites and announce candidacy

SYDNEY HAUER, Executive Editor

February 14, 2019

On Monday, Feb. 11, Jacob Levang and Jacob Stites announced their candidacy for student body president and vice president. Levang is a junior business management major from Des Moines, and Stites, also from Des Moines, is a junior economics major. “We are excited to start reaching out to people ac...

NISG releases student body election information

SYDNEY HAUER, Executive Editor

January 28, 2019

On Thursday, Jan. 24, Northern Iowa Student Government (NISG) released information regarding the 2019 NISG Student Body Elections. This year’s election will take place on Tuesday, Feb. 26 and Wednesday, Feb. 27, according to the press release. David Konfrst, director of public relations, said t...

Drew and Kristen look to connect with students

Drew and Kristen look to connect with students

SARAH HOFMEYER, Staff Writer

April 2, 2018

In a spirited runoff election, the student body elected Drew Stensland, a junior political science and public administration double major, and Kristen Ahart, a junior English education and TESOL double major, to be president and vice president of Northern Iowa Student Government (NISG), respectively. Stensla...

Drew Stensland & Kristen Ahart win runoff

Drew Stensland & Kristen Ahart win runoff

CLINTON OLSASKY and JOSHUA DAUSENER

March 8, 2018

On Wednesday, March 7, a crowd of nearly 100 people gathered in Maucker Union, eagerly awaiting the results of the Northern Iowa Student Government (NISG) presidential election after last week’s voting resulted in a runoff. At around 7:10 p.m., election commissioner Ben Dzaboff announced that Drew ...

NISG to have runoff presidential election

NISG to have runoff presidential election

CLINTON OLSASKY and JOSHUA DAUSENER

March 1, 2018

The Northern Iowa Student Government (NISG) presidential election is heading to a second round after no ticket was able to secure a majority of the vote in this week’s election. NISG election rules mandate that a presidential ticket secure 50 percent of the vote plus one to win office. The runoff...

Meet the NISG presidential candidates

Meet the NISG presidential candidates

CALEB STEKL, Staff Writer

February 15, 2018

Northern Iowa Student Government (NISG) campaigning officially kicked off on Monday, Feb. 12. So far, three presidential campaigns have officially registered as student organizations and are eligible to actively campaign. The three tickets for president and vice-president are featured here in no partic...

Now Introducing: Jamal & Tristan- Pres & Vice Pres

Now Introducing: Jamal & Tristan- Pres & Vice Pres

JACOB MADDEN, News Editor

April 27, 2017

After a year of contentious issues including the US Presidential election, as well as issues of mental health and diversity, the student body elected Jamal White, junior marketing and organizational management major, as student body president and Tristan Bernhard,  junior social science teaching and political scie...

Election commission censures Jamal-Tristian

Election commission censures Jamal-Tristian

AARON FRIEL, Staff Writer

March 9, 2017

Editor’s note: Jamal White, incoming NISG president, has since issued a statement regarding his campagin’s public censure. The statement is printed in full and can be found at this link. Two weeks removed from the 2017 Northern Iowa Student Government (NISG) elections, the incoming student body pr...

NISG president-elect responds to censure

NISG president-elect responds to censure

March 9, 2017

Recently, a censure was put out in result to some allegations that were made. These included: my use of the American Marketing Association card, an organization I am the president of, to pay for campaign expenses, and the failure to report a Snapchat geofilter on our finalized report. I want to personally...

NISG candidate violates election procedures

NISG candidate violates election procedures

March 6, 2017

Editor’s note: The Northern Iowa Student Government election commission found the campaign of Jamal White and Tristan Bernhard, who won this year’s election, guilty of violating election rules regarding the reporting of finances. The commission said White used a student organization’s funds to ...

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