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Voting booths at Hermosa Beach City Hall during California Primary

Every vote counts

Nik Cunningham, Publications Editor September 3, 2020

The 2020 election is one of the most anticipated elections in years and information about each candidate is at the fingertip of everyone in the country. It’s easy to learn about the candidates running...

Voting Eagles Episode 3: state IDs

Emma Corry, Features Editor April 15, 2020

Voting Eagles Episode 2: absentee ballots

Emma Corry, Features Editor March 12, 2020

Voting booths at Hermosa Beach City Hall during California Primary

Polling location could potentially come to USI

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...

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...

Voter registration information

Voter registration information

September 25, 2017

September 26 is National Voter Registration Day. Indiana: Check contact information for your county. Check status: Voters must live in the precinct for at least 30...

Education is empowerment

Sarah Loesch, Editor-in-chief November 11, 2016
It immediately disenfranchises young voters to not educate them.

Vote smart

Sarah Rogers, Staff Writer November 3, 2016
September 20 through 22 campus offered voter registration for USI students. Squawk the Vote, the organization that ran the registration booth, had a goal to register 1000 students to vote.
Election Guide

Election Guide

October 21, 2016

Students and volunteers ask passersby if they have registered to vote during a Bernie Sanders rally Thursday in the Free Speech Zone. Although the group was told they were not allowed to do voter registration by the Dean of Students Office, the volunteers still handed out information about where and how to register.

Sanders rally promotes voter registration

Nick Leighty, Staff writer April 6, 2016

Rob Zaricki and other volunteers for the Southwestern Indiana for Bernie Sanders group held a rally March 31, in USI’s Free Speech Zone. Zaricki said the goal for the rally was to get more students...

Rock the college vote

Ellen Cooper March 23, 2016

If one couldn’t already tell by scrolling through Facebook, watching TV or not living under a rock, it’s an election year. For many college students, myself included, this will be our first time voting...

‘Youth can influence this election’

Students voice opinions on presidential race
Sarah Loesch and Gabi Wy, Special to The Shield March 2, 2016

An Online Journalism class asked seven students on campus to share their feelings and opinions about this year’s presidential election. Each student represents a different organization on campus, and...

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