Students urged to be active in politics, vote

Editorial With presidential candidate Marco Rubio’s visit and September being National Voter Registration Month,  we at the Echo are urging students to start getting active and figure out who they are going to vote for. Tennessee Secretary of State Tre Hargett is using social media to encourage individuals to register to vote by using #GoVoteTN […]

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    Student-driven campaigns begin rallying

    By Heather Newlin, Chattanooga, Tenn.– Two different groups, Students for Rand and Students for Rubio, have formed on campus to encourage and organize students to vote for presidential candidates. According to their website, Students for Rand is the official youth effort of the Rand Paul Presidential Campaign to recruit, organize, and mobilize young people to […]

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  • OrgSync voting dropped from SGA election process

    By Gabrielle Chevalier, Chattanooga, TN–Voting for the 2013 Student Government Association positions  begin April 3, and officials said the discontinued use of the former OrgSync system to vote should lead to a big increase in participation from students. This year, three candidates are vying for the position of president: Robert Fisher, a Clarksville, Tenn., sophomore, […]

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