5 Students Discuss How They're Running For Office While in College
Most college students are worried about acing their exams, joining Greek life or choosing their major. However, these college politicians are overcoming tremendous barriers so they can run for political office while they are in college.
In a town like Naperville, Ill. local politics can play a big role in making the decisions that help keep up its reputation as one of the best cities in America. But, just how important are local politics and the surrounding issues here in Naperville to the generation that people love-to-hate?
NCC Linked: It’s not just a women’s march, it’s a national movement
On Jan. 21, 2017, women and allies of every color, race and ethnicity gathered together for a series of worldwide protests. These protests happened immediately after the inauguration of President Donald J. Trump. Rallies were in support of women’s rights but most importantly, targeted toward President Trump’s statements and actions that many believed were anti-female.
Naperville Sun: North Central students' reactions mixed to inaugural address
While Donald Trump's inaugural address didn't change anyone's mind, North Central College students who watched it Friday remain hopeful and said they want to give new president the chance to prove himself.
NCC Linked: Agree to disagree: the divisiveness of partisanship in 2016
Ryan Schuring ’17 pursues a promising career in business. A quadruple major, his resume proudly boasts noteworthy internships, leadership positions and professional involvement. When mentioning his position as treasurer of the Illinois College Republican Federation, however, he hesitates.