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“Hi, would you like to register to vote?"
It might not be the first thing on their minds. Not with homework, social activities and everything else that comes with college life.
"Come to Rock the Vote, in the Mainstage right now. Free pizza, learn about the issues."
On the St. John Fisher College campus, efforts to sign up voters, many for the first time, are underway.
"It's really important, because a lot of college students are burdened with homework and sports and other activities and they don’t have a lot of time to look into the politics and know what's going on,” said Mark Prunella-Miller.
"This is of real big importance to me,” said Michael Cunliffe.
And that's not just because Cunliffe is a political science major.
"Our next debate is going to be about the presidential election. What's right, what's wrong, stuff like that."
Though he says not all his classmates share his enthusiasm.
"Some don't. Some I know aren't going to vote just because they think their vote doesn't count, but I think especially our generation needs to vote. Get out there."
“They don’t feel affected now because they're young, not in the workforce, not paying taxes. Real world problems haven't hit us yet,” said Mark.
"How can you expand your level of consciousness, so voting does matter,” said John Germain Leto, a motivational speaker. He travels to college campuses around the country.
"I feel like people are waking up like never before.”
Speaking to a noon-time crowd at Fisher, he says he sees more people getting fired up.
“Whether you are 18 or 80, it's about people understanding what's their world view, what matters to them, and then are they going to use their voice in having a say in that,” John said.
"Rock the Vote" happens every four years, based on the presidential election. That, in and of itself gets students thinking.
"I think they do. Getting to this age where you are able to vote, you do pay attention more because it is your voice, and you can help your country and participate, so it's exciting,” said Alexis Verone.
"I think they are. I talked to a lot of the friends I met here and a lot of them are already registered. So I think they are ready to vote and excited to vote,” said Emily Brenner.
The future of America may or may not have America's future on their collective minds just yet. Organizers say Rocking the Vote should get them thinking.
"We're the generation that's gonna be rising and it's important our voice is heard,” Mark said.