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Photo and story by Andrew Wigdor / MTSU Seigenthaler News Service While enjoying the music, atmosphere and fun, Bonnaroo attendees had a chance to make a difference in local and general elections this year. HeadCount, a nonpartisan organization that partners with musicians to promote participation in democracy, sent over 20 volunteers to Bonnaroo this year …

Photo Courtesy of Quinlan Odom / Turning Point USA Political education, grassroots activism and re-branding free market ideals are all goals of Turning Point USA on the MTSU campus. Turning Point USA is a nationally recognized political education organization with chapters at over 1,000 college campuses. According to the TPUSA website, some of the group’s main …

Story by Ashley Coker / Contributing Writer | Photo courtesy of Flickr  Voters across the United States are preparing to elect a new president, and every candidate is rallying for the youth vote. Millennials have caught up to baby boomers as the largest generation of eligible voters, according to a Pew Research Center study released …

Photo by Samantha Hearn // Sidelines Archive The Tennessee presidential primary election is Tuesday (or Super Tuesday as it’s known nationwide), and since 2011, Tennessee has required voters to present a valid form of photo ID to vote. These laws can sometimes lead to confusion at polling places, or leaving voters turned away at the polls. But …

MTSU College Democrats president Joey Kennedy and MTSU College Republicans President Jami Averwater represent both parties across campus by hosting political and educational events together to encourage political involvement among college students. The College Republicans and College Democrats host their own separate meetings, but work together to host at least one event per semester; but …