Why Did You Vote?

John Dibert

Claysburg, PA

Communications

Sophomore

“I think it is important to have a say in our election process. A lot of people only think the Presidential election is important, but arguably local elections affect your day to day life more”.

Kaylah Thompson

Dundalk, MD

Criminal Justice

Senior

“I submitted an absentee vote. It was cool taking part in this experience as I couldn’t drive back home to vote at the polls”.

 


Jenna Chronister

Tyrone, PA

Human Development and Family Studies

Sophomore

“I care about our country’s’ future”.

 


Grace Veltri

State College, PA

Accounting

Junior

“As a citizen of the United States, it is my constitutional right to vote as it is one of the few things I can do. Also, I don’t live that far away”.

 

Samantha Nash

Sturgis, SD

Neuropsychology

Senior

“I care about the country. I think that our generation are the ones to make progressive change”.

 

Cooper Wills

Mechanicsburg, PA

Political Science

Senior

“I voted because I’m over 18, and voting is a responsibility for Americans. If you don’t vote, you are forfeiting the ability to choose how your community is run. I vote to make a difference”.

 

Hilari Parsons

Tyrone, PA

Psychology

Sophomore

“I voted today because I felt that there were candidates that aligned with my values. I also think it’s important to exercise your right to vote as it gives the American people a voice”.

 

 

Lauren Moran

Johnstown, PA

Earth Science & Policy

Sophomore

“I voted because both of my parents have state jobs”.

 

 

 

Makayla Plants

Washington, PA

Marketing Management

Senior

“I voted because I believe it really matters. I did it for my future, for my family, and to my community. Voting is a part of my independence because if I don’t vote, someone else makes decisions for me!”

 

 

 

Jessica Stevens

Altoona, PA

Nursing

Freshman

“I voted because I wanted my voice to. be heard now that I am of age. This is my first voting experience and I feel like it is my job to vote now that I am 18. I am going to make it a goal of mine to vote at every election starting now”.

 

Why didn’t you vote?

by Lauren Ansell

 

“I wasn’t able to go home in time to vote. And I didn’t know I needed to get an absentee ballot before the deadline.”

Micah Brinker

Nursing

Freshman

Lockhaven, Pa.

 

 

 

“I haven’t registered yet bc  I didn’t turn 18 until February.”

Devin Callahan

Mechanical engineering

Freshman

Fort Bragg, N.C.

 

 

 

 

“I forgot. And I wasn’t able to register for an absentee ballot in time.”

Brandon Bearer

Electrical Mechanical Engineering Technology

Freshman

Carrolltown, Pa.

 

 

 

“I didn’t do the absentee ballot. No one reminded me. No one tells you this in class, and there’s no advertisement for it. And in hawthorne they didn’t have any information or papers explaining how to sign up.”

Gianna Pagano

Communications

Sophomore

Philadelphia, Pa.

What’s your favorite Thanksgiving dish?

by Lauren Ansell

 

“Pillsbury bread.”

Jacob Stolarski

Aerospace Engineer

Freshman 

Altoona, Pa.

 

 

“Grape salad.”

Madison Rhoads

Psychology

Junior 

Middletown, Pa.

 

 

 

“Corn bread with cranberry sauce.”

Justin Bhalla

Electro-Mechanical Engineering Technology

Junior 

Princeton, N.J.

 

 

“Mashed potatoes.”

Kyle Whiteman

Cyber Security

Freshman

Northampton, Pa.

 

 

“Ham.”

Alex Hite

Business

Freshman 

 

Patton, Pa.

 

 


 

“Mashed potatoes.”

Jonathan Daniel

Electrical Engineering

Sophomore

Washington, D.C.

 

 


 

“Turkey.”

Mark Sun

Business

Freshman

Beijing, China

 

 

 

 

“Corn pudding.”

Jack Mazejy

Communications

Freshman

Jackson, N.J.

 

 

“Turkey.”

Brandon Caffrey

Business

Freshman

Northampton, Pa.

 

Why Did You Vote?

By Omer Sanchez

“There’s some issues important to in my state, kind of a low-risk, high-reward type of thing.”

Nicholas Saltsgaver
Undecided

Sophomore
Apex, N.C.

 

“One, I feel like it’s a duty for every citizen to vote and two, it’s a great way to voice your opinion in politics.”

Eric Freas

Rail Transportation Engineering

Junior

Lititz, Pa.

 

“Civic duty to do so, and I want my voice heard in our government.”

Kaitlyn Gaus
Political Science and Communications
Sophomore
Hollidaysburg, Pa.

 

“Important to vote because it’s important to have your voice heard and change the direction of the government.”

Lexi Lonas
Political Science
Sophomore
Johnstown, Pa.

What has been your favorite halloween custom

By. Milan Ramson

 

Milchelle Thompson 

Buck County

Spice Rack

Senior

 

 

 

 

 

Lauryn Sunderland

Mifflin County

Sparkle Sugar Skull (Day of the died)

Sophomore

 

 

 

 

 

Devin Poplin 

Bellwood Blair

Wednesday From Adams family

Freshman

 

 

 

 

 

Keon Diggs 

Pittsburg

Batman

Senior

 

 

 

 

 

Jordan Zatawski

Oakland

Hue Hefner

Freshman

 

 

 

 

 

 Haldan Jacobsob

Washington D.C

Dinosaur

Sophomore

 

 

 

 

 

Laron Frazien

Miami, Florida

Tarzan

Freshman