Politically engaged students: Cecilia Martinez

February 1st was the culmination of everything Cecilia Martinez had put in so many long hours for over the past 6 months. Martinez sits on the floor with other Bernie Sanders supporters and waits for the final results. “Sanders wins with four delegates, followed by Clinton with three. Thank you all for caucusing today.” But after all the work done, Martinez’s vote wasn’t counted. Martinez is a … Continue reading Politically engaged students: Cecilia Martinez

Politically engaged students: Zach Goodrich

Junior Zach Goodrich was reluctant to be a part of a campaign this election cycle, as there weren’t any presidential candidates he was particularly passionate about. “I just didn’t see myself gaining anything from the experience if I was just out there door knocking, making phone calls, just not really the best use of my time when I had already done that in another election … Continue reading Politically engaged students: Zach Goodrich

Politically engaged students: Olivia Anderson

Step into the unapologetically Midwestern souvenir store RAYGUN and you will get a taste of what the rest of the United States “thinks” of the Midwest. While they usually utilize an exaggerated case of geographical illiteracy, they paint a perceptive take on the lack of acknowledgement given to the Midwest by coastal states. But every four years, Iowa becomes the center of national political attention. … Continue reading Politically engaged students: Olivia Anderson