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Low voter turnout is reflective of archaic electoral system

Shane Ostrom, Junior Opinion Editor

November 8, 2018

Election Day is arguably the most important day of the year for American citizens to exercise their right to vote and make their voices heard to determine the path the country takes. Voting is at the heart of democracy, and ye...

Voting at Allegheny

Tyler Allen and Royse Bachtel

November 2, 2017

In August 2017, the Center for Political Participation received Allegheny College’s National Study of Learning, Voting and Engagement Campus Report that outlined Allegheny’s voting participation in the 2016 general election...

Editorial: The duty to vote

Alex Weidenhof, News Editor

November 8, 2016

The Founding Fathers had a revolutionary idea in 1789. Every four years, American citizens would have the opportunity to peacefully overthrow their government. Nearly 8,000 men died in the revolution to secure that right. It took a blood...

International voter turnout for Gator update

Sam Stephenson, Co-Editor-in-Chief

January 22, 2015

The 2014-2015 academic year has already seen its share of controversies, though none has been as vocal and widespread as the decision of updating Allegheny’s Gator mascot, Chompers. After an announcement earlier in the year...

The Campus votes, urges you to follow

October 28, 2010

It’s that time of year again! Yes, midterms, and they’re awful, we know. We feel it too. But get your noses out of your books for a second and try to remember what other time of year it is. Yes, Halloween, and we know you’re...

Don’t vote for the wrong reasons

October 28, 2010

Oh glory, I’m angry. Aren’t you angry? Sure you are. But why are we so angry? We’re angry because of the social and political climate in this country. Things ain’t the way they used to be or so it seems. The...

The Political Herd- Republican Columnist

September 8, 2010

On Tuesday, November 2 many things will be instantly determined.  For once, academia and media news outlets will not have any influence.  This is the day where citizens’ opinions truly matter: Election Day. Slander, endorsements, and ...

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