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Speaking up for Students During Election Season

160915vsr_allyson_-4-768x512With presidential debate season in full swing, UIC student Allyson Nolde is working with College Debate 2016 to make sure candidates consider issues that are important to college students.

After discovering her passion for government through Political Science 101, Nolde delved into organizations and internships that would allow her to explore her interest.

“The political science department forwarded me an email for students that they believed were really civically involved to participate in College Debate 2016. I was a little hesitant, but I filled out an application and got accepted,” said Nolde, a senior in political science.

College Debate 2016 is a nationwide, nonpartisan student movement focused on issues that millennials care about. Nolde and other college delegates convened at Dominican University of California in September to determine what issues were most important to students.

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Posted October 12th, 2016 | Debate 2016 | Delegates | General