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Youth Political Participation at an All-Time Low

Youth Political Participation at an All-Time Low

Amanda M. Castro, Contributing Writer

October 26, 2019

Political participation and voter turnout among young people are at an all-time low. According to civicyouth.org, the national voter turnout in the United States 2016 presidential election was 46%. Similarly, students at the University of New Haven had a voting turnout of 15.4%. My investigation found th...

Participating in Participation

Alessia Bicknese

November 11, 2015

It’s eight in the morning, your body is lacking caffeine, you barely changed out of your pajamas, you were up all night studying and now, your professor is penalizing you for not “participating” (BSing) in class. My question to all professors (as well as teachers) out there is this: Why on earth...

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