Students respond to Trump’s presidency
Students give feedback on how Trump’s administration will affect them going forward
Following Donald Trump's election, students expressed a wide variety of views and concerns.
For many students, this was their first time participating in a presidential election. These students expressed a variety of different views on politics and the election, showing emotions ranging from enthusiasm or heartbreak toward Trump.
“I voted for Trump. I think Trump will make the economy stronger and we will become a better country
Lisa DeWeese, a freshman equine major, also said that the economy was something she hopes to see improve with a political outsider taking office.
“For me, the Trump administration means a change in government. We have had politicians in office for so long, now we have someone who has limited experience in politics but lots of business experience,” said DeWeese. “I’m hoping for a boost in the economy and for our country to regain respect from other nations in regards to
Other topics that students brought up as important to their daily lives that they believe could change under Trump
“As a Mexican-American woman, I believe the new Trump administration will bring adversity to not only Latinos but people of all color and
While some feel strongly either for or against the Trump presidency, others state that they do not believe his policies will affect their lives heavily.
“I don’t think it will mean anything, I don’t think he’s gonna do what people think he’s gonna do. I feel like he’s gonna end up pissing people off because he’s gonna go back on his word,” said James Pearce, a freshman accounting major. “All they’re gonna try to do is get more money in their pocket at the end of the day.”