From left to right, Louisville sophomore Deion Gause, 19, Louisville freshman Desiree Mayes, 18, and Louisville freshman Kenya Howard, 19 cheer outside of Pearce-Ford Tower among dozens of other residents of the hall. “Americas ready to be more than the strongest and richest country, it’s about to be healthy,” said Howard.

 The economy and government aid programs are some of the issues that college students carry strong feelings toward. According to Student Financial Aid and Scholarships, approximately 78 percent of students recieve financial aid and scholarships in the United States.

“Financial aids and grants and loans are helping me say in college and if romney would have won, I would have been paying out of my pockets, and my pockets arent that deep,” said Howard.