With 2020 presidential campaigns in full swing, this has to be the election year that millennial and, in particular, college-aged voters, get off the sidelines. Not only do we all have a moral obligation to vote with so many fundamental human rights at stake, but we also have a critical, personal interest in doing so.
Student loan debt and college affordability are two of the most pressing issues our generation faces. Both of these — debt and lack of access to higher education institutions like USC — snowball into long-term economic disasters: a limited job market, a limited housing market and intergenerational economic disenfranchisement.
The 2020 presidential election offers a meaningful chance at change, to ensure that the students of today and the future can