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Sophomore Political Science Major John Verdecia

Why don’t more young people vote?

John Verdecia, Student at UWW November 6, 2022

Social media can have an obvious effect. They can show this through the affecting of posts, comments, events like shootings, and it would be breaking down democracy. There’s so many of us feeling complacent...

Here are your 2022 election candidates

Here are your 2022 election candidates

Josh Stoughton, Assist. Community Journalist October 30, 2022

It's that time of year again when United States citizens get inundated with ads about the upcoming midterm election vote for U.S. Senate and U.S. Legislature seats. But besides the national election comes...

UW-Madison alumnus, senior auditor and Emeritus (Languages and Literatures) Professor George Savag

All students should vote

George Savage, Contributor October 30, 2022

As a Professor Emeritus (Languages and Literatures) who is fearful for our state and national democracies, I urge ALL Whitewater students to vote by November 8. In my lifetime, elections have always been...

Associate Professor of Politics, Government & Law Eric Loepp

Vote for a healthy democracy

Eric Loepp, Contributor October 30, 2022

Young voters often get a bad rap in American politics. Some political pundits roll their eyes when a candidate talks about reaching out to young voters: “Yeah, like they’ll show up.” Other observers...

What college students need to know about voting

What college students need to know about voting

Katie Zee, Assist. Lifestyle Editor October 30, 2022

Election day is coming up fast this year, so be sure to mark Tuesday, Nov. 8 on your calendar because you don’t want to miss Wisconsin’s general election. But why is it important to vote? Well, it’s...

Civic Duty

Civic Duty

Corbin Giese, Graphic Design October 30, 2022

From left, Greg Cook, interim chancellor of UW-Whitewater, Rahenya Anderson, a sociology major and president of the Black Student Union, and members of Whitewater Student Government affirm unity as Kenny Yarbrough, right, assistant vice chancellor of equity, diversity and inclusion, concludes his remarks. On behalf of BSU, Anderson presented Cook with a working list of actions to better the experiences of students of color on campus. The UW-Whitewater 2020 Unity Walk for Black Lives Matter culminated with a program at Perkins Stadium, where students and administrators spoke on the themes of unity and community, on Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020. (UW-Whitewater photo/Craig Schreiner)

Voters’ choices swayed by students’ voices

Brooklyn Stevenson, Lifestylist Jornalist October 31, 2021

As a student at UW Whitewater, there are many different ways to be active in advocation for different policies and rights as elections are around the corner. Even if someone is not voting or are unable...

Its voting time!

It’s voting time!

Dauntae Green, Managing Editor October 31, 2021

The time for voting is just around the corner with Election Day on Tuesday, Nov. 2. The city of Whitewater has a helpful process in place for citizens to vote on the big day. With a little preparation...

Follow polls at your own discretion

Follow polls at your own discretion

Carina Lopez, News Editor October 18, 2020

Political science professors took to the stage Oct. 8 with the League of Women Voters of Whitewater Area to help others better understand how polling and forecasting assist in collecting data for elections.  Eric...

Beth Drew

Listen. Care. Do.

October 18, 2020

Dear Editor: Beth Drew is a candidate for State Representative in the 43rd Assembly District.  Her motto is Listen. Care. Do.  There are many reasons for this motto.   First of all, that is exactly...

The Irvin L. Young Memorial Library is located at 431 West Center St. in Whitewater Wisconsin.

Virtual event prepares voters for election

Ben Yang, Journalist September 20, 2020

The Irvin L. Young Memorial Library and the League of Women Voters of Whitewater Area banded together to put on a virtual event to help educate community members on how to vote in the Nov. 2 election titled...

Election 2020: Here’s what you need to know

December 2, 2019

You probably know that 2020 is a presidential election year. Next November, Americans will decide whether to rehire President Trump for four more years, or give the job to a Democratic challenger....

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