Election years provide political science departments with opportunities to teach using real world examples of campaigns as they happen. But professors have been confronted with an unusual challenge this election season: how do you teach a presidential election that defies all norms? Professors had to rethink some of their material to reflect the unusual strategies […]
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Here are the political issues students care about
Mustang News conducted a survey of 335 Cal Poly students concerning what political issues were important to them. Here’s what they had to say.
Prospective Congressman not invited to debate
Kokkonen believes his exclusion from the debate has something to do with his conservative background.
CLA to host former FEC commissioner for panel discussion
The discussion will be led by political science professor Michael Latner and former commissioner and chairman of the Federal Election Commission Trevor Potte.
Massive student interest led to new political science minor
A survey of 800 students was conducted, questioning whether there would be interest in a minor and if students would be likely to take it, political science professor Matthew Moore said.
Prop 30 opponent highlights Cal Poly political seminar
Cal Poly’s Institute for Advanced Technology and Public Policy gathered six leading political minds in the Christopher Cohan Performing Arts Center October 11 to discuss solutions to California’s political problems.
Voting scam illegally registers CP students
Holly Dickson email@example.com Approximately 650 Cal Poly students could be in for a surprise next month when they go to vote, because of a deceptive registration drive on campus this past spring which has now ‘gone national’ and resulted in an investigation by the Secretary of State’s Election Fraud Investigation Unit. ‘Very unusual’ processing In May, […]