Future in Voter Representation

October 21, 2012

Despite the fact that I still had loads of homework to do, I found myself sitting in front of the TV, notepad in hand, earnestly scribbling down observations on Tuesday night’s first presidential debate. Being not old enough to vote yet, I found myself listening to the candidates’ arguments about issues, but I also was interested in the rhetoric of the debate.

Jim Lehrer was the debate moderator.  Although I am not a supporter of either candidate, it was interesting from an outsider’s perspective to see how the debate played out.  I was thoroughly impressed with the way Romney seemed to take control of the debate. While Obama was speaking, Romney either looked directly at the camera, at Jim, or at Obama with that unerasable smile on his face. Obama, on the other hand, seemed to take a more passive approach. He often looked down and wasn’t as forceful in his speech. Only towards the end did he start acting more aggressive. Read the rest of this entry »


Help Us Decide!

March 23, 2010

Vote Now for our new web page design!The Wake County Public Libraries teen website is about to get a makeover, but we have two great designs and can’t decide between them.  So, we’re leaving it up to you!  Click on the image in this post and you will be linked to a really easy survey — I promise!  It’s only one question!  Then, check back on the WCPL Teens web page during National Library Week (April 11-17!) to see which design has won.  Happy voting!

Teens’ Top 10: Let the Voting Begin

October 12, 2007

Don’t forget to place your vote for the Teens’ Top 10 anytime online from October 14-20, 2007.  Vote here by scrolling down and clicking on the VOTE button.  You will vote twice:  once in the Wake County vote and once in the national vote.  Click here to vote.  This way we can know what OUR teens love.  Get out and VOTEVOTEVOTE.

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