A life of protest

By Austin Block   Martha Wheelock sat on a porch swing and chatted with a bent over, middle-aged African-American woman on a small farm in Tougaloo County, Mississippi. The lady initially scoffed at Wheelock’s suggestion that she register to vote. “Oh, they don’t want an old woman like me voting. I don’t have anything to […]

Senior canvasses for Obama

By Annie Belfield Olivia Kestin ’09 rang the doorbell of a suburban-style house in Aurora, Colo. A middle-aged woman answered the door. Kestin took a deep breath and smiled. “Hi, I’m Olivia from Barack Obama’s campaign for change,” she said. “Can I ask you how you are voting in the upcoming election?” Kestin, along with […]