Using Voter Mobilization to See How Close Knit Our Campus Is

By The Darian of Harrington One of the problems that we have as a human species is that we do not have the capability to fully take-in, process, and understand all of the information that is constantly bombarding us. Due to this, we create different heuristics, which are essentially mental shortcuts, in order to efficiently…

The Voter Registration Race of 2018

By The Darian of Harrington If there is one thing that gets the juices of political organizations on campus flowing, it is elections; voting season means registration for students. Ohio has a special rule for its voters that affects college students – students can use their collegiate address to register to vote in Ohio, even…

Denison 2018 Midterm Voter Turnout!

By Paul A. Djupe The polls just closed in Ohio and everyone is excited to know what we think the vote looked like among Denison students. We are just wrapping up our poll of students this semester (~530 responded) and are taking a quick look on election eve. Overall, student voter interest was down from…

How Many Denisonians Register to Vote in Ohio?

By Paul A. Djupe Happy National Voter Registration Day! Are you registered to vote? At home or here in Granville? I hope that it goes without saying that voting is a critical act of taking a stake in the future of the US and expressing who you are (if you’re a citizen). While all elections…

Denison Students Are Polarized, But Not Like The Rest of the Nation

By Oliver Gladfelter In June of 2017, The Democracy Fund Voter Study Group released a report showing that Clinton and Trump voters were more polarized on social issues than on issues concerning the economy (Drutman 2017). Clinton supporters were decisively left leaning on both economic and social issues, while Trump’s supporters leaned right primarily on…