20 Oct 2014 | 3 Comments | By Jonathan Munshaw, Editor-in-Chief
20 Oct 2014 | No Comments | By Robert Wood, Staff Writer
Results of midterm election likely dependent on voter turnout
20 Oct 2014 | One Comment | By Cody Boteler, News Editor; Jonathan Munshaw, Editor-in-Chief
Illustration by Danielle Frater/ The Towerlight

Voters in America have an opportunity to change their elected representatives every two years. The catch is, they actually have to vote. The United States tends to see low voter turnout, especially among the college-aged population. In 2012, less than 50 percent of 18-29 year olds voted, while every other age group showed a turnout exceeding 50 percent, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. “We’ve seen low turnout rates among young people as a whole, not just college students,” John Bullock, an assistant professor in the department of political science, said. “A lot of it is about the issues. In years past, there might be more activism […]

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18 Oct 2014 | One Comment | By Matt Hamilton, Sports Editor

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24 Oct 2014 | No Comments | By Patrick Burke, Contributing Videographer
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22 Oct 2014 | No Comments | By Tyler Beard, Staff Writer
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21 Oct 2014 | No Comments | By Annie Sragner, Staff Writer
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21 Oct 2014 | 2 Comments | By Jonathan Munshaw, Editor-in-Chief
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20 Oct 2014 | No Comments | By Sydney Adamson, Columnist
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20 Oct 2014 | 20 Comments | By Annie Sragner, Staff Writer
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20 Oct 2014 | One Comment | By Kaitlyn McKay, Columnist
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20 Oct 2014 | No Comments | By Christine LaFrancesca, Contributing Writer
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20 Oct 2014 | No Comments | By Taylor Seidel, Columnist
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