As a freshman, Skylar Cerbone ’20 normally wouldn’t take Lynda Powell’s intermediate course, American Elections, this fall. But Cerbone didn’t want to wait. “It’s a presidential election year,” the political science major says. “I had to take this class now. It’s too important not to.”
The campaign highlights the services available to University community members who every day cope with a disability or have a special accessibility need.
According to a national study, Rochester students voted in the 2012 presidential election at a similar rate to the national average — at around 42 percent. This year, students share their students of how they have become engaged in what for most will be their first political contest.
Although international students are not eligible to vote, they have plenty to say about this year’s American presidential election.
A new lecture and community conversation series, to be held at Brue Coffee on Genesee Street, aims to bring students and the community together for topical conversation.
The deadline to register in the state of New York for next month’s election is October 14.