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To Learn More About Your Party, Look to the Opposition

Sebastian Ivory | Posted 02.23.2017 | Home
Sebastian Ivory

Today, you can look at the College Republican chapters and College Democrats chapters as the future voices of the parties, and people should be concerned that many of these leaders choose to ostracize all those who do not agree with their points of view.

Embrace Your Idealism

Sebastian Ivory | Posted 02.11.2017 | Home
Sebastian Ivory

I truly believe that we are going to see a true melting pot that is the Sanders campaign. This is not the campaign of the establishment. This is not the campaign for the advantaged. This is the campaign for those who have had enough.

Why I Support Senator Sanders for President (And You Can Too)!

Sebastian Ivory | Posted 09.16.2016 | Home
Sebastian Ivory

It's disappointing that fewer college students care about political issues, especially when in just four short years, many will become taxpayers and more fully integrated members of society. Bernie Sanders, however, is doing unprecedented things compared to prior candidates.

Today We Celebrate, But Tomorrow We Get Back to Work

Sebastian Ivory | Posted 06.29.2016 | Home
Sebastian Ivory

People need to acknowledge, that though this is a huge victory, there are more victories to be had. I still have a lot to be thankful for as a cisgendered, straight male. It is still not easy to be a gay or transgendered person in the United States. But this is a definite positive. Today we celebrate, but tomorrow we get back to work.

The Lost Generation: The Democrat's Demographic Problem

Steven Conn | Posted 05.30.2015 | Home
Steven Conn

As Hillary Clinton's email kerfuffle unfolded, several commentators wondered out loud who else might run for the Democratic nomination should Hillary's train derail -- a possibility greater than nil, given the Clinton's track-record. The party has no bench, these folks observed.

5 Reasons Why Women Aren't Even Thinking Of Running For Office

Nina Bahadur | Posted 04.02.2013 | Home

When you tally who hold the positions of power, it becomes clear that women mostly don't. According to the Rutgers Center for American Women and Polit...

Own Your Future

Tori Taylor | Posted 12.15.2012 | Home
Tori Taylor

In 2008, we came out in record numbers and supported then-Senator Obama by a 2 to 1 margin. In 2012, we are just as enthusiastic about the President, and it's up to all of us to continue what we started four years ago.

Voices From The DNC

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 11.07.2012 | Home
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Photo Credit: BRETT MYERS/Youth Radio Youth Radio asked young people at the DNC about civic engagement. By Bianca Brooks These are excerpts of interv...

Hofstra University Prepares for Political Sizzle in October

Barbara Probst Solomon | Posted 10.30.2012 | Home
Barbara Probst Solomon

Will students engage in the upcoming presidential elections in the definitive way they did for Obama in '08? The general perception in the media is that they might not.

Nate Willis

Obama's Youth Gap -- Can College Dems Reignite Young Voters? | Nate Willis | Posted 08.30.2012 | Home

In 2008, Barack Obama captured the White House thanks in large part to the support of young voters. College Democrats -- an official arm of the Democr...

Why I'm In: Barack Obama Is a President Who Fights for Me

Alejandra Salinas | Posted 06.24.2012 | Home
Alejandra Salinas

On Election Day 2012 my generation will have its voice heard loud and clear: we want to continue the progress in education, and the one to provide that is President Barack Obama.

Why I Switched From Republican to Democrat

Angelica Martinez | Posted 08.20.2013 | Home
Angelica Martinez

Along with many in my generation, I do not feel that the Republican Party left us, but that it never really wanted us to begin with. We'll simply do as we've been asked; we'll leave.

Georgia College Dems Don't Sit Out Super Tuesday (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Becca Frucht, MTV News | Posted 03.07.2012 | Home

ATLANTA — After the collegiate calm of Georgia Tech — cheerful but dignified — the eclectic action at the Georgia State University quad was just...

Religious Freedom Means Choice for Individuals, Not Institutions

Kristin Aschenbrenner | Posted 04.14.2012 | Home
Kristin Aschenbrenner

I'm a church-attending Christian, and faith is a large part of my own life. My faith, much like my medical decisions, is both nuanced and personal.

The Catholic Church's Game With Women's Health

Madeline Walsh | Posted 04.11.2012 | Home
Madeline Walsh

In my 15th year of Catholic education, I am very familiar with the Catholic Church's opposition to birth control despite the fact that 98 percent of Catholic women have used contraception. This underscores the huge gap between the views of the Church and practicing Catholics.

Rod Blagojevich To Address Northwestern Students On Ethics In Politics

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Ethical politicians in Illinois are hard to come by, perhaps that is why indicted Former Governor Rod Blagojevich will be speaking to Northwestern Uni...

Don't Forget the Youth: College Democrats of America Fighting to Represent Students Across America

Katie Naranjo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Katie Naranjo

Millions of young voters showed up at the polls to vote for President Obama. These activists are still working hard, fighting for candidates and constitutional initiatives on the ballot this November.

Liberty University Revokes College Democrats Chapter for Being UnChristian

Katie Naranjo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Katie Naranjo

After much national outrage at Liberty's actions, they are the ones now demanding that students apologize to them.

President Obama's New Proposals to Help Students by Increasing Access to Education, Training, and Financial Aid

Katie Naranjo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Katie Naranjo

President Obama thinks it's important for students and workers to be able to afford access to higher education, acquire more skills and become more competitive.

Students: Making the Difference in Florida

Katie Naranjo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Katie Naranjo

In Miami alone, the Obama campaign is working with seven campuses, and they're mobilizing over 35 statewide!

Respect Our Vote: College Democrats Launch Nationwide Campaign to Protect Students' Rights

Katie Naranjo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Katie Naranjo

While Senator Obama continues to build a relationship between the youth and the political process, it is up to us to voice our vote in the most important election of our lifetime.