In addition to casting a ballot, the election has motivated some students to work on behalf of their favorite candidates, and to urge their college peers to register and get involved.
Led by Bloomberg Philanthropies, a coalition of educational institutions has set out to raise the number of top-performing students from the bottom half of the income distribution who attend a college with a high six-year graduation rate from one in three to one in every two students.
Sponsored by a Friends of the Arts Spike! Grant, Davidson College studio art major Stewy Robertson ‘15 painted a mural in the Knobloch Campus Center. Watch the time lapse to see how the work progressed over Fall Break.