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If you want change, vote for it

With so much energy surrounding politics thanks to social media, it can be difficult for people to understand what they are supposed to care about and in which topics they should fully invest themselves. While certainly the presidency has its importance in the American political engine, the president cannot create ...

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SGA passes new legislation for ENOs purchase, trash removal

Steven Prescott | Staff Writer SGA completed their first weekly meeting of the month. Three resolutions were discussed in the session and two passed with little debate on Oct. 4. A letter will be sent to the Foy Fitness and Recreation Center requesting they purchase ENOs, a popular brand of ...

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Nearly 480K ballots cast through first 4 days early voting

Nearly 480,000 Tennesseans have cast ballots through the first four days of early voting, up from the 388,000 who had gone to the polls through the same period four years ago. The state’s early voting period began Wednesday and the state’s tally carries through the weekend. Early voting ends on ...

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Students debate one another about importance of voting

With the election season approaching this November, the biannual AP Debate forum garnered student interest this year with an election-related topic for debate; whether “it should be the duty of citizens to vote in democratic elections” or not. The event was held on Wednesday, Oct. 12 from 6 p.m. to ...

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Among young voters, Obama’s popularity may not transfer

Paulos Muruts is set to cast his first presidential ballot for Hillary Clinton — if he makes it to the ballot box. “I might need someone on Election Day to actually convince me to go out and vote,” says the 19-year-old Duke University student, arguing that the Democratic nominee “has ...

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Early Voting Kicks off for TN Presidential Primary

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Voters are going to the polls Wednesday in the first day of early voting to make their choices in Tennessee’s March 1 presidential primary. Tennessee’s ballot was set in December, which means several candidates who have dropped out of the race will still remain on the ...

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