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The College Students Perspective on Super Tuesday Drexel Students to Watch and Discuss Results

February 4, 2008

What: More than 120 Drexel students will gather to watch as election results roll in on Super Tuesday in what is becoming one of the most-followed primaries among collegians.

The collegiate vote is key this year, with record-breaking turnouts in earlier primaries. Several Drexel students will vote during Super Tuesday’s primary election in New Jersey and Delaware.

Who: Drexel Democrats and College Republicans will discuss the candidates’ views at the watch party. Drexel political science professors will also be on-hand to educate students about the Super Tuesday primaries and the political process.

Interview Opportunities: -Media can interview students for their perspective on the race. New Jersey and Delaware residents will be among them. -Dr. William Rosenberg, professor of political science at Drexel, who has studied primary elections and is a New Jersey resident. -Dr. Scott Knowles, assistant professor of history and politics at Drexel.

Visuals: -Student reactions to the leading candidates on Super Tuesday. -Students engaging in discussions on the race. -Students registering to vote at tables by the Drexel Democrats and College Republicans.

When: Tuesday, February 5, 2008 from 7 to 11:30 p.m.

Where: Drexel’s Behrakis Grand Hall (32nd and Chestnut Streets)

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News Media Contact: Niki Gianakaris, Assistant Director, Drexel News Bureau 215-895-6741, 215-778-7752 (cell) or ngianakaris@drexel.edu

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