From brutal campaign ads to personal attacks to the not-so-friendly moniker Barrack Hussein, the battlefield of politics has been particularly nasty in recent years. Such nastiness is rooted in rigid partisanship, which has contributed to an endemic inability of lawmakers of different parties to work with one another. In the midst of this national fiasco, […]
After the last presidential election, one would think that Republicans, Democrats, Independents—you name it—would have come to value the younger voting demographic a little more, particularly college students. One would think. Many politicians have passed up the opportunity to pander to youth, but few have outright insulted this group of potential voters. As it happens, […]
During a local event, the GOP presidential candidate called Obama’s supporters “victims.”
Propagandizing political ads only serve to distract and misinform voters.
For many high school students, the months after applying to college become an incredibly fragile time. Uncertainty about the future makes this group particularly vulnerable to external social and political influences, especially when these influences come from colleges themselves. Taking advantage of this vulnerability will ultimately damage higher education by cultivating a student body that […]
Students said they feel unsure of Arnold Schwarzenegger’s intentions for the institute.
The groups will host panels, registration drives and a trip to Nevada closer to the election.
The Romney campaign and the Republican National Committee were among the organizations students worked for this summer.
Election season offers students a unique chance to learn about politics — and themselves.
Despite the poll’s findings, students said voter excitement might pick up in the fall.