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Northern Iowan

The student news site of the University of Northern Iowa

Northern Iowan

Student body elects new NISG representatives

Student body elects new NISG representatives

NI STAFF, NI Editors February 24, 2022

Leila Masinovic and Micaiah Krutsinger were elected student body president and vice president. Sam Caughron was elected as senator for CSBS, Trevor Meyer was elected as senator for CSBS, and James Carolous...

Leila Masinovic and Micaiah Krutsinger are running on the platform emphasizing academics, balance, community and diversity.

Masinovic and Krutsinger; uplifting unheard voices

MALLORY SCHMITZ February 10, 2022

Meet the candidates for student body president and vice president NISG presidential running mates Leila Masinovic and Micaiah Krutsinger have a vision for the future of UNI: belonging and accessibility...

Samantha Bennett and running mate Alisanne Struck have been elected as NISG president and vice president for the 2021-2022 school year.

NISG election results announced

ELIZABETH KELSEY, News Editor February 25, 2021

For the second year in a row, the results of the Northern Iowan Student Government (NISG) presidential election were something of a foregone conclusion. Following the withdrawal last Friday of opposing...

Bennet and Struck now run unopposed after Butt and Hussain withdraw from the NISG presidential race.

Amid harassment allegations, Butt withdraws from NISG race

EMMA'LE MAAS, Executive Editor February 22, 2021

Following social media uproar and allegations of harassment and sexual misconduct, Muhammad Shamir Butt has withdrawn from the 2021-2022 NISG presidential race, along with his running mate Bilal Hussain....

NISG President speaks out

EMMA'LE MAAS, Executive Editor February 18, 2021

Trigger Warning: The following article contains mention of a report of sexual misconduct. On Feb. 18 current NISG President Elle Boeding posted on her personal blog website a statement calling for students...

NISG Candidates Samantha Bennet and Alisanne Struck discuss their platform on NISGs Facebook live.

NISG presidential candidates tackle diversity and COVID-19

EMMA'LE MAAS, Executive Editor February 18, 2021

With the NISG presidential election less than one week away, the two presidential nominees debated Wednesday evening covering topics of student advocacy, diversity and involvement. The debate, which...

NISG presidential candidates: Bennett and Struck

NISG presidential candidates: Bennett and Struck

ELIZABETH KELSEY, News Editor February 18, 2021

Samantha Bennett isn’t running for NISG president in pursuit of fame or fortune. For this third-year actuarial science major with a French studies certificate, the position is all about the chance to...

NISG election: more information

NI STAFF, NI Editors February 18, 2021

Voting for the 2021 NISG election will take place from 6 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 23 to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 24 on My UNIverse. In addition to the presidential and vice-presidential  candidates...

Candidates Muhammad Shamir Butt and Bilal Hussain join the NISG presidential and vice-presidential race.

NISG presidential candidates: Butt and Hussain

ELIZABETH KELSEY, News Editor February 18, 2021

An earlier version of this story indicated that Muhammad Shamir Butt served as the philanthropy chair of Kappa Sigma at UNI. According to Taberie Van Boening, Fraternity and Sorority Life (FSL) Coordinator...

Elle Boeding, current NISG president.

NISG seeks new vice president

ELIZABETH KELSEY, News Editor January 28, 2021

This story has been updated since the Northern Iowan went to print. Following the resignation of its vice president, Northern Iowa Student Government (NISG) is seeking applicants to fill the position....

NISG debate: Elle, Rachel talk platform

NISG debate: Elle, Rachel talk platform

ELIZABETH KELSEY, News Editor February 20, 2020

This year’s Northern Iowa Student Government (NISG) debate wasn’t so much a “debate” as a town hall. The event traditionally gives competing presidential tickets the chance to debate their platforms...

NISG debate set for Wed., Feb. 19

ELIZABETH KELSEY, News Editor February 17, 2020

In preparation for the upcoming Northern Iowa Student Government (NISG) elections, NISG will host its annual debate on Wednesday, Feb 19 from 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. in Maucker Union Coffeehouse. At the...

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