November 6, 2012 at 8:57 PM
As the clock struck 8 p.m., the doors for the voting polls closed at the State College Municipal Building, located on 243 S. Allen St. Minutes before, there were still several students racing to get in their votes at the last minute.
Ken Ukogu (senior-kinesiology) said he didn't feel like waiting in line during the day and so he took a nap and set his alarm for 7:30 p.m. to make it in time. He said that this was his first election and "if there is a possibility that the world might end in 2012, it could be his last," so he didn't want to miss it.
Ukogu said he felt healthcare is something very important that this country needs to focus on. The way he looks at it, he said he doesn't see "why people are against helping other people."
Robert Lai (junior-biology) made it to the polls today and said that he wanted to vote because he wanted to cancel out his dad's vote. He said he and his father don't have similar opinions. He said he is more interested in the social issues and thinks that there is a lot at stake for women's rights.