Analyzing the International Academy 2020 General Election

By Tasawwar Rahman (Editor-in-Chief of the Overachiever) and Leah Raymond (Elections Correspondent) Exit Polling There is a clear Democratic majority at the IA with about 62.1% of voters identifying as such.  However, Independents make up a sizable minority at 23.7% of voters, and Republicans at just over 10%.  Those identifying as Libertarians and Greens are in the minority at about 3%. The Freshmen had the … Continue reading Analyzing the International Academy 2020 General Election

Voting: A Sacred Duty

By Tasawwar Rahman (‘22), Editor-in-Chief of the IA Overachiever (For nearly 250 years, through Pandemics and Wars, Americans have always fought to make their voices heard. Image courtesy of NYT) We the People. These are the first words enshrined in our constitution, a document that led us to embark upon this great American experiment. However, that piece of parchment written in Philly all those years … Continue reading Voting: A Sacred Duty

Psychology and the IA Brain: Hear This Voice

By Abigail Kendal (’22) As young people in 2020, we have been conditioned to shut up. In many ways, we have pushed aside as our views are dismissed because we are simply “children”. This is particularly true for our political climate as of late. After all, in a few decades, most of the politicians that we see on stage at debates will no longer be … Continue reading Psychology and the IA Brain: Hear This Voice