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NextGen NC is here to inform young voters

NextGen N.C. is a progressive organization that focuses on registering young people to vote and turning them out to the polls in November.

Veronica Wernicke, News Editor

August 29, 2020

With the 2020 general election only two months away, organizations like NextGen North Carolina (an offshoot of national organization NextGen America) are helping to inform and guide young voters about the election and why they should vote.

OPINION: A dirty rock and a skeevy hard place. How do you vote between allegedly immoral people?

OPINION: A dirty rock and a skeevy hard place. How do you vote between allegedly immoral people?

Darius Melton, Opinion Editor

May 2, 2020

In March, former Joe Biden-staffer Tara Reade accused the presidential candidate of sexually assaulting her back in 1993. Reade’s former neighbor, Lynda LaCasse, has corroborated this story, saying she heard it years ago. Many outlets have deemed LaCasse a credible source on this matter, and because of this story making the rounds, the Republican party has had a field d...

Confusion amongst democratic primary ballot candidates

The sample ballot for the New Hanover county 2020 primary elections.

Veronica Wernicke, Assistant Opinion Editor

February 25, 2020

We are in the midst of the 2020 primary elections and that means there are many decisions to be made between now and the end of the voting period. North Carolina’s early voting period is running from Feb. 13 to 29 with the official voting day being held on March 3. I voted last Friday, and much to ...

You should figure out your own political beliefs

Yard signage on display in the Wakefield subdivision in Spanish Fort, Ala., on Friday, Sept. 13, 2019. On the left is a sign in support of a 3-mill property tax increase for schools and on the left is a sign in opposition. Voters in Spanish Fort and Fairhope will head to the polls on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019, to vote on whether their taxes should be raised to support academics within the schools in their cities.

Darius Melton, Opinion Editor

September 14, 2019

There is a lot that goes into one’s personal political beliefs, whether it is factors like their gender and ethnicity or their religion and region they grew up in. None of these are bad reasons to shape a set of beliefs, but it is important to make sure that these are factors in your own decision and...

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