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Students gather in CRC to watch, discuss presidential debate

Students gather in CRC to watch, discuss presidential debate

Meghan Morris, Reporter

October 4, 2012


Filed under Campus, Daily Decision, Student Groups

More than 60 million Americans tuned in for the presidential debate Wednesday night, and 80 of those viewers gathered in the Communications Residential College for a watch party and discussion, cupcakes in hand. After the debate between President Barack Obama and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney,...

Watters: With back to wall, Romney delivers shining performance in Denver

Watters: With back to wall, Romney delivers shining performance in Denver

Arabella Watters, Assistant Forum Editor

October 4, 2012


Filed under Columns, Daily Decision, Opinion

It’s official: Mitt Romney is finally running for president. Despite the fact that he accepted the Republican nomination in less-than-pleasant Tampa more than a month ago, for the first time in this long, laborious and unnecessarily dramatic campaign, Romney emerged as a man I could actually imagine...

New voter laws could stifle student vote

Kimberly Railey, Development Editor: Recruiting

October 3, 2012


Filed under Campus, Daily Decision

In the 2012 presidential election, not all voting opportunities are created equal — especially those for college students. Under Tennessee’s new voter identification law, a student ID presented at the polls won’t be considered an acceptable form of identification. In Wisconsin, college students...

Northwestern pushes students to register, vote

Northwestern pushes students to register, vote

Lauren Caruba, Assistant Campus Editor

October 3, 2012


Filed under Administration, Campus, Daily Decision

As the 2012 election heats up with the first presidential debate Wednesday, Northwestern is attempting to counteract voting barriers for college students by increasing opportunities to obtain absentee ballots. The issue of voter suppression reached the national stage this year, with legislation recently...