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Voting and registration — The basics

Amelia Kashian November 7, 2023

"It is important we exercise our voice by using our vote. We are the future, it is key that we use the voice and power we have," said Kate Gunville, founder and president of NMU's Northern Votes. Her organization...

Editorial — Your vote matters

Editorial — Your vote matters

North Wind Editorial Board November 3, 2022

Midterm elections are right around the corner, which means the time has come for you to practice one of the most important civil service acts afforded to you as a United States citizen — voting. We...

VOTING MATTERS — Social Justice For Us will be hosting “Rock the Vote” to excite and encourage members of the campus community to participate in the upcoming midterm election. The event will include live music by local artists in addition to information regarding absentee ballot registration and voting processes.

“Rock the Vote” to centralize voter information on campus with live music

Andie Balenger October 17, 2022

Social Justice For Us will be hosting "Rock the Vote," a national non-profit organization/event, on Oct. 19 to inform the campus community about the upcoming midterm election and encourage voter turnout...

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MARCH ON—Protestors on Saturday, Aug. 28 marched together through Marquette to raise awareness for voting rights. The event was held on the 58th anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington, the same march that Martin Luther King JR. delivered his I have a dream speech.

Marquette marches for voting rights

Dreyma Beronja, News Editor August 31, 2021
On Aug. 28 dozens gathered at Marquette Commons to march for voting rights. The event featured speakers from Social Justice For Us, Voters Not Politicians and Jenn Hill pro tem mayor of Marquette.
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Marquette casts votes on election day, positivity seen at polls

Jesse Wiederhold November 4, 2020

Election Day spread steadily over Marquette as students and members of the community trickled through the polls to vote. Though the atmosphere was very busy in the morning, the polling stations were pretty...

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