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Judgment Looms for Uninformed Voters

Judgment Looms for Uninformed Voters

Zoe Hall, Copy Chief
September 26, 2016
Filed under OPINION

This election season, for many, is a bit of a downer. But instead of concerning ourselves so much with the most celebrated — and depressing — race, we should divert our attention towards those running in races that aren’t as flashy: judges.

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Antiquated Voting Equipment Threatens Democracy

Antiquated Voting Equipment Threatens Democracy

Akshay Prabhushankar, Deputy Opinion Editor
September 14, 2016
Filed under OPINION

Prudently maintaining suitable voting equipment is to preserve the integrity of American democracy.

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Does the American Election System Even Want You to Vote?

Does the American Election System Even Want You to Vote?

Sofia Pereira, Contributing Writer
September 9, 2016
Filed under OPINION

The voting process may be a hassle, but it is up to us as dissatisfied members of this community to elect officials who will change the system.

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Don’t Let Your First Election Pass Without Voting

Don’t Let Your First Election Pass Without Voting

Maria Puertas, Contributing Writer
September 7, 2016
Filed under 2016 Election, NEWS, TOP STORIES

WSN provides a student voter's handbook with important tips, tricks and deadlines for successfully voting this coming November.

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[UPDATE] Proposed club finance change may increase difficulty in obtaining funding

[UPDATE] Proposed club finance change may increase difficulty in obtaining funding

Melody Chan, Contributing Writer
November 5, 2015
Filed under NEWS, University News

The NYU student government is voting on a new policy that will make the way that clubs get funding more event based.

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Political cynicism among young voters must end

Political cynicism among young voters must end

WSN Editorial Board
November 2, 2015
Filed under OPINION

Young people have too much at stake in the coming election not to vote. In order to counteract the lack of attention to youth issues, young people must vote in order to show that they are a force worth considering.

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Electoral college stymies democracy

Electoral college stymies democracy

Max Schachere, Staff Writer
November 2, 2015
Filed under OPINION

The electoral college is an obstacle for modern democracy and the proper enfranchisement of all voters. The state a voter resides in should have no bearing on how much their vote matters.

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Campaign shifts needed for millenial vote

Campaign shifts needed for millenial vote

WSN Editorial Board, Editorial Board
November 3, 2014
Filed under OPINION

Millennials are drawn to vote by pressing issues, and politicians must remember this shift in voter sentiment when they campaign.

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Sunday voting could increase voter turnout

Sunday voting could increase voter turnout

Zarif Adnan
October 28, 2014
Filed under OPINION

Moving Election Day to Sunday could bring new voters that could not vote in the middle of the workweek.

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Campaigns, voters share blame for low turnout in New York City

Campaigns, voters share blame for low turnout in New York City

November 7, 2013
Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, OPINION

Moving Election Day to Sunday could bring new voters that could not vote in the middle of the workweek.

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Voting process and media presentation of election results in need of attention

Voting process and media presentation of election results in need of attention

November 9, 2012
Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, OPINION

Moving Election Day to Sunday could bring new voters that could not vote in the middle of the workweek.

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Sandy causes concern for some absentee voters

Sandy causes concern for some absentee voters

November 1, 2012
Filed under NEWS

Moving Election Day to Sunday could bring new voters that could not vote in the middle of the workweek.

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