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This was supposed to be the big one. Four years of a new president. Voter turnout among young people was at an all time...
Twenty-year-old Jerry Manley planned to be the first student to vote today at 7 am at the Kehr Union voting booth. He doesn’t plan on getting much sleep tonight or tomorrow night in the excitement of Election Day. He believes that more students will be voting this year than ever before.
Today, I am here to encourage all Bloomsburg students NOT to vote this Fall. Now before the firing squad lines up in our “comments” section, let me explain. I do in fact believe that it is important for the Bloomsburg community to vote. In fact, I urge all of you to do your research and decide which homecoming candidates are best suited to be our king and queen (Cheap plug for my friend Sheila Martin). Also, no student should neglect to fill out their Bloom Idol ballot each Thursday night.
I agree that it feels like the integrity of my vote has degenerated. I wish I could be wildly excited about my choice for president, but the reality of world is that in a month, the next president of the United States will be chosen, and it will be McCain or Obama.
This year, the youth vote is one of the most highly discussed topics of the U.S. presidential election. Will the Millennials at Bloomsburg University...
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