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

Nina Bahadur | Posted 04.02.2013 | Women

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 | College
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 | Politics
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 inte...

Hofstra University Prepares for Political Sizzle in October

Barbara Probst Solomon | Posted 10.30.2012 | Politics
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?

HuffingtonPost.com | Nate Willis | Posted 08.30.2012 | Politics

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 | College
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 | College
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 | College

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 | College
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 | College
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...

Democrat Youth Support Dwindling

AP | HOPE YEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Whither the youth vote? A year after backing Barack Obama by an overwhelming 2-to-1 ratio, young adults are quickly cooling toward ...

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

Katie Naranjo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
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: Student Democrats Can Stay On Campus, Unofficially

AP | ZINIE CHEN SAMPSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

RICHMOND, Va. — The student Democratic club at conservative Liberty University can continue as a campus group _ unofficially. Chancellor Jerry ...

Liberty University Revokes College Democrats Chapter for Being UnChristian

Katie Naranjo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
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 | Politics
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 | Politics
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 | Politics
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.