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Election year affects university’s political groups

Election year affects university's political groups

Samuel DeVoy, Engagement Editor

October 4, 2020

College students have an obligation to participate in the electoral process, and every four years the USI community sees an influx of on-campus political discussion. “So much has happened this semester and in this election year, that students just seem to be more engaged,” said Anna Ardelean, and...

Polling location could potentially come to USI

Voting booths at Hermosa Beach City Hall during California Primary

Rhonda Wheeler, News Editor

December 3, 2019

When Anna Ardelean decided that the university needed a voting poll on campus, she set out on a mission that has taken almost a year so far. “The goal is that students would be able to vote somewhere on campus rather than driving home on a Tuesday, or messing with absentee ballots, which have a lot ...

Evansville attorney teaches students about immigration

Evansville attorney teaches students about immigration

Susanna Fravell, Staff Writer

November 5, 2019

In recent years the topic of immigration has become more and more controversial because of growing concerns in regards to the economy. However, there is a lot more to immigration than what meets the eye.  USI College Democrats hosted an event on Oct. 29 to educate students on immigration and the ...

Report shows college voting rates in midterm elections doubled in 2018

Report shows college voting rates in midterm elections doubled in 2018

Rhonda Wheeler, News Editor

September 24, 2019

Anna Ardelean said that you can’t get upset about voting results if you don’t show up.  The President of the College Democrats said that after the 2016 election, many young people were upset about the results and were energized to take part in the change. According to a report from the Institut...

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