The Daily Northwestern

Schwartz: Our votes are just the beginning

Alex Schwartz, Opinion Editor

November 7, 2018

My first time voting was in the 2016 election. I was excited to cast my vote for Hillary Clinton, eagerly awaiting morning of Nov. 9 when I’d say to myself, “I helped elect the first female president of the United States.” I...

Martinez: Voting will not solve all our problems

Marissa Martinez, Opinion Editor

November 4, 2018

There has been a huge surge, particularly among my generation, to go to the polls. Massive signup campaigns can be spotted on campuses and across many cities in the United States. National Voter Registration Day brought in a record...