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U-M on Mojo's Campus Round Up

30. August 2005 • Ari Paul
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The latest issue of Mother Jones gives props to U-M activism in its yearly survey of campus do-gooders.

University of Michigan students gave new meaning to their school’s rallying cry, “Go Blue,” by registering 10,000 voters in a monthlong registration drive in the lead-up to the 2004 presidential vote. The effort produced record youth-voter turnout in Ann Arbor, keeping Michigan in Kerry country, even though unprecedented numbers of college-aged voters across the nation failed to turn the crimson tide.