3 Reasons to Vote

College students, are you going to vote today? You really should, experts say, for these reasons: Young adult votes are woefully underrepresented. Politicians take your grandparents’ votes more seriously because turnout in their age group is way higher. You’ll get a cool sticker. Even though Lubbock is a college town, young people’s votes make up […]

College Students Avoid the Voting Polls

More than 5,000 students live on Texas Tech University’s campus; only 1,637 are registered to vote in Lubbock, and only 153 of them, or 9.4 percent, cast their vote in the November midterm election, according to research by Neale Pearson. “In recent years, the campus precincts have had the lowest turnout rate in the county,” […]

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