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Are Young Voters Letting Bernie Sanders Down?


Melissa Nunez – General Assignment Reporter Increased support for Bernie Sanders on social media does not match the polls because college age students would rather seek online gratification versus actually taking action by going out and voting, said Melissa Pendergast, senior history major. “I think it is easier for them online to say they support an opinion but when it actually comes

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Young adults disconnected from politics


Anisa Jibrell – News Writer As the 2016 presidential election nears, many young adults like Christian Tracey, junior business management major, don’t concern themselves with politics. “I‘m really not interested in any of the candidates this year so it’s just kind of like the lesser of two evils in my opinion when it comes to whoever will get presidency,” said Tracey. “I

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Young voters aren’t heading to the polls


Anisa Jibrell – General Assignment Reporter As the congressional elections draw closer and the incessant campaign commercials rattle television screens, millennials like Monique Beason, senior and public health major, have grown blasé to the political landscape. “Unless it has to do with a class assignment,” said Beason, “college students are checked out of midterm elections.” A new national poll of

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