CEDAR HILL, Texas - Early Wednesday morning it was announced that Barack Obama had been re-elected as president of the United States of America. This election was important for everyone, especially the younger generation, with the main topics of healthcare, educational aid and taxes.
When asked their opinions about President Barack Obama winning the election, students did not hesitate to speak their minds. Taren DeFelice, a sophomore entrepreneur major, stated, “I am not happy with the outcome. Obama has failed to meet the promises that he made in the first election. Romney would have benefited me in the long run.”
It was amazing to hear how eager Northwood students were to vote for their first time. “I was very proud to vote. So many people came before me who fought for my right to vote,” stated Kimberly Bell, a freshman business management and marketing major. A few students were too young to vote but still shared their thoughts. “Although I was not able to vote I am happy Obama won because he cares about the health of others,” stated Mikayla Hightower, a freshman business management major.
Although the Knights’ opinions varied from elated to disappointed, everyone who voted made sure that their voices were heard. It is remarkable to see the younger generation showing their passion for voting. No matter what age, gender or ethnicity, every vote is integral to the nation.
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