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Tom Hanks brings voting hype to Pittsburgh

Actor Tom Hanks discusses the importance of voting in upcoming election at Tuesday evening’s “When We All Vote” event at Soldiers and Sailors. (Photo by Sarah Cutshall | Staff Photographer)

By Jon Moss, Hannah Schneider, and Sarah Shearer

September 26, 2018

Award-winning actor Tom Hanks spoke on Tuesday evening on campus, hosted by nonprofit “When We All Vote.”

Voting’s not a pain, it’s a privilege

Actor Tom Hanks speaks as a part of Tuesday evening’s “When We All Vote” event. (Photo by Sarah Cutshall | Staff Photographer)

By Anne Marie Yurik, Staff Columnist

September 26, 2018

Voting the core of America’s foundation. It’s how we distinguish ourselves from the idle subjects of a non-democratic ruler. Many modern Americans view voting as a hassle, but really it’s a privilege.

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