Student Alex Mathews attending a rally for Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton in Annandale, Va. Photo by Vicky Pasquantonio

Young people do care about being part of the democratic process

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On July 15, I joined hundreds of supporters, members of Congress and vice presidential nominee Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine to see Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton speak at a rally in Northern Virginia. Continue reading


Sharing the gift of being a woman

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When I walked among the crowd at the United State of Women Summit, my first thought was, “Wow, I’ve never been surrounded by so many women before.” Continue reading


A high school senior’s top 6 NewsHour-reviewed books to read before college

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  By Amanda Wilcox The following six books have had a great impact on me not just due to their authors’ talent for writing, but…read more


College application stress can distort your goals for life

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Now that I’m 16 and a junior in high school, the prospect of college applications has created a desperate scramble to turn myself into the best candidate possible. Continue reading

Kingswood Regional High School senior Allison Perkins and a friend pose with Republican candidate John Kasich.

New Hampshire teen tells young people to get out and vote

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I used to pay no attention to politics, like any other teenager. But from my first town hall meeting I was fascinated about everything from analyzing the supporters there to actually listening to the way candidates address their audience. Continue reading

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