Helping students become engaged in the 2008 election was easy. Many had been involved since the primaries. Passionate and excited, they volunteered, debated issues and candidates, and streamed to the polls. Administrators and faculty helped them navigate registration and voting hurdles, and suggested ways to become involved, but it took little convincing for them to feel that their participation mattered.
Now many students who enthusiastically voted or looked forward to doing so,… Continue