Saamia Shaikh is a senior biology major. She is originally from Pakistan, but grew up in Orlando. She is the president of the Pre-Medical Society, as well as the co-president of the Pakistani Student Association. She is also a member of President’s 64 and on the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences’s Academic Integrity Committee. When Saamia is not studying, she is reading, doing research, volunteering in her community and spending time with friends and family.
While many a political film has been made, there are very few worth watching. And even fewer accurately capture a political ideology, the political situation as it occurred, or a well written and executed political experiment, or some crazy combination of the three. For all the political junkies (like me) at NSU, these are my top 5 picks for the Best American political movies of all time.
“American Idol” and “The Voice” are both reality television shows that are all about finding the next singing sensation of the music world. With each show consisting of a panel of judges, an audition process, surprise musical guests, and giving the home viewers an opportunity to vote for their favorite singers, it leaves many to wonder what the difference is between the two and which is better.
An absentee ballot is another way to vote without going to the polls on Election Day. You can request one in person, by mail, over the telephone or online. Dixon said, originally, absentee ballots were for those serving in the military, but now they have been made available to everyone to increase participation in the elections.