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Student vote can affect community

America calls itself the inventor of modern democracy, yet with a mere 62 percent voter turnout for the last presidential election, voter participation in the United States is one of the lowest for any democratic country in the world. Nearly 40 percent of Americans forfeited their right — and civic duty — to vote in […]

Colleges cannot wield political influence

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 […]