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Third party votes matter

September 13, 2016

This November is a very important month, but not because of Thanksgiving. No — it is election month. The month we get to choose who leads our country — Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton. From what I’ve […]

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Vote for major party candidates

September 11, 2016

Parties have been ingrained in our political culture since very early on in our country’s history. What this has done is create the environment in which the parties have gained power and influence over the political system. This system […]

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Opinion: Low Voter Turnout Has Consequences

January 31, 2016

America historically has claimed to be a very strong democracy on the domestic and global levels. However, a recent trend might be threatening this ideal. America’s voter turnout has steadily declined since the 1940s and 50s, especially […]

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Occupy the Quad for Democracy

April 28, 2015

I think we all remember our third grade history class, with the American flag coloring books and “Schoolhouse Rock!” videos. We were told to be proud of the country we live in, because it is […]