The Echo

Barriers broken in midterm election

Barriers broken in midterm election

Maddie Schutte

November 7, 2018

The Democratic takeover of the House of Representatives, along with several other Democratic victories across the country, gave platforms to minorities silenced by the 2016 presidential election. It wasn’t until 1870 that the 15th amendment was passed allowing African American men to vote, follo...

Mock election provides outlet for student voice

Freshman Symone Morrison completes her ballot during the mock election in C350 Oct. 16. This provided a practice opportunity for students who will be first-time voters in the upcoming election.

Dani Orloff

October 25, 2018

Unable to vote in the upcoming midterm elections, freshman Anna Hillstrom said she believes the mock election Oct. 16 provided students with an opportunity to learn about the importance of elections.    “I thought it was good. I mean, I think that it’s good to get people ready for the election,...

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