VU campus joins nation in gearing up for election day

From the News Service’s Princine Lewis:

Vanderbilt University students gear up for “Election GameDay” Nov. 4

Just a few weeks after hosting ESPN’s GameDay on campus, Vanderbilt University students are preparing for a different match-up on Tuesday, Nov. 4, and have dubbed their Election Day activities “Election GameDay.” On Election Day, student groups are sponsoring shuttles that will run from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. to take students to the polls. At 5:30 p.m., “Election GameDay” opens at The Commons Center and will feature live music, a special All-American meal in the dining hall featuring Mom’s meatloaf, chili and apple pie a la mode, a number of ongoing activities for students and watching election returns on the big screen.

WHAT:            Shuttle to the polls
Vanderbilt student groups sponsor shuttles to take students to the

Election GameDay
Evening event for Vanderbilt students will include:
–         Live music
–         Special menu featuring All-American favorites such as Mom’s meatloaf, chili and apple pie a la mode
–         Big screen TVs in three locations
–         An Election bracket and swing-state raffle
–         Concession stands open late-night for students to enjoy hot dogs, candied and caramel apples and popcorn
–         A digital photo booth where students can take a photo with their favorite political mascot
–         Temporary tattoos and campaign stickers provided to everyone
–         Voting rights, candidate issues and pledge to vote exhibits created by student groups

WHERE:         Shuttle to the polls
One shuttle will depart from Branscomb Quad and one will depart from The Commons Center.

Election GameDay
The Commons Center

WHEN:            Tuesday, Nov. 4

Shuttle to the polls
7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Election GameDay
Begins at 5:30 p.m.


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