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Since the voting age was lowered from 21 to 18 in 1972, youth turnout has always been lower than that of older voters, until 2018. “I think that politicians start to get nervous when they see, in 2018 for example, that the young people’s turnout was a lot higher,” Julie Ebenstein, senior staff attorney for the ACLU, told Rolling Stone Magazine.

Will I Be Allowed to Vote?

Helen Stone, Staff Reporter
May 1, 2021
53.6% of the world uses social media for an average of 2 hours and 20 minutes a day. With such avid use, numerous studies and experiments are being conducted on the effects of this usage, in addition to TV shows and movies like The Social Dilemma that try to illustrate more of the indescribable effects of social media.

Social Media and Politics

Yona Litwin, Staff Reporter
April 30, 2021
The shift towards progressivism in younger generations is causing new divisions in politics.

The Generational Divide in Politics

Carissa Wu, Staff Reporter
January 5, 2021
Zoe Peltzman ’21 cannot wait until she can vote. “I want to elect people who will ensure that everyone has access to their fundamental right to vote,” she said.

Protecting Our Right To Vote

Margaux Reyl, Staff Reporter
November 17, 2020
Six of the nine Supreme Court Justices have been appointed by a Republican president - three by President Trump. This shift in the makeup of the court leaves many liberal Americans uneasy about future SCOTUS decisions.

Chaos on Capitol Hill

Ruhika Ponda, Staff Reporter
November 12, 2020
Despite the snow, the rain or the Coronavirus pandemic, a U.S.P.S. truck and its courier leave a neighborhood after successfully delivering mail.

U.S.P.S. Troubles and Voting Struggles

Rahib Taher, Staff Reporter
November 4, 2020
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