NESCAC Votes: Students and staff strategize voter participation efforts for the 2020 elections

NESCAC Votes: Students and staff strategize voter participation efforts for the 2020 elections

By EMMANUEL TAMRAT

November 7, 2019

Delegates from NESCAC schools convened at the two-day event to share methods for increasing political participation and best practices for facilitating political discussions in the classroom.

Student voting participation triples from 2014 to 2018 midterm elections

Student voting participation triples from 2014 to 2018 midterm elections

By NORA PEACHIN

September 26, 2019

Student voting initiatives helped to boost the percentage of students who voted from 15% to 51% in four years.

With Easy Voter Access, Students Opted to Vote Local

With Easy Voter Access, Students Opted to Vote Local

By SARAH ASCH

November 29, 2018

Midterm elections historically see far lower turnout than presidential elections, especially among college students. But this year’s midterms, at least in Middlebury, represented a deviation from that trend: 67 more students cast their votes in the town of Middlebury this midterm election than during the 2016 presidential election, a 30 percent increase. 

Boy Oh Boy, Where Are the Boys?

By SEDGE LUCAS

September 27, 2017

Where are all the men? No, I’m not talking about last Friday night’s screening of the cult classic The House Bunny in Tavern’s lounge, I’m talking about last Tuesday’s Midd Action Fair. For those of you who don’t know, at the start of every academic year the college’s Center for Community...

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