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Media Kit

JordanKunigk,SaraFontenot,HayleyMagee

MediaKit:

TableofContents:

MediaBackgrounder

FrequentlyAskedQuestions

LogowithTagline

PotentialStoryIdeas

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MediaClips 11

NewsStories
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PhotosofNoneoftheAboveClub

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Overview

TheNoneoftheAboveClubatWesternWashingtonUniversityisapoliticalclubwhosecentral
missionistoeducatepeopleaboutpoliticsthroughintellectualdiscussionandthoroughresearch.
ThisAssociatedStudentclubseekstoeliminatethedefaultoptionandeducatepeopleabout
politicsinanunbiasedmannerandprovideasafehavenforthosewhofeeltheydonotbelongto
acertainpoliticalparty.KatrinaHaffner,asenioratWestern,startedtheclubin2013duringher
sophomoreyeartoprovideanalternativeavenueforstudentstolearnaboutpolitics.Thereare
currentlyfivemembersintheNACandtheymeetbiweeklyinWilsonLibrary.

Current Activities

Withfivemembers,oneofPresidentKatrinaHaffnersgoalsfortheupcomingmonthsisto
expandtheirstudentoutreachintimeforthisyearselection.Shealsohopestobringawareness
tothirdpartycandidates,aswellasindependents,toeducatestudentsaboutotheroptionsoutside
ofthebipartisanship.Theyhaveyettoholdanymajoreventsorcampaigns,buttheclubdidhold
aviewingpartyforoneoftherecentpresidentialdebateslastOctober.OnApril19,NAChelda
meetingtodiscussthepoliticalandsocialthemesdiscussedintheAvatar:TheLastAirbender
andTheLegendofKorra.OnMay24,theNACwillhosttheHowwouldyouvoteina
Trump/Clintonelection?Theclubsstudentoutreachislimited.NAChasaFacebookgroupfor
studentstolearnabouttheirupcomingevents.

Key Terms

Bipartisan:Bipartisanistheinvolvementoftheagreementorcooperationoftwopoliticalparties
thatusuallyopposeeachother'spolicies.

Precinct:Aprecinctisaspaceenclosedbythewallsorotherboundariesofaparticularplaceor
building,orbyanarbitraryandimaginarylinedrawnaroundit.Thetermisoftenusedtoreferto
adivisionofapolicedepartmentinalargecity.

Battlegroundstate:Abattlegroundstateisonethatdoesnotconsistentlyleandemocraticor
republican.

Libertarian:LibertariansPromoteindividuallibertyinpersonalandeconomicaffairs,avoid
interventioninothernations'affairs,freetradeandmigration.

MillennialYouth:Millennialsareyouthbornbetweentheyears1982through2000.

Facts
HyperLocal:
TherearesevenpoliticalclubsonWWUsCampus(source).

WWUVotersProgramregistered3,000studentstovote,morethananyotherregional
universityinthestatecombined(source).

Morethen100studentsmetwithsenatorsandGov.JayInsleeinOlympiatolobbyfor
changeincongressionalsessions.(source).

Local:
54.6%ofWhatcomCountyvoterswereDemocratsduringthe2012election.
(Homefacts)

42.5%wereRepublicans(Homefacts)

2.9%wereIndependent(Homefacts)

Regional:
ArticleinSeattleTimesfrom2008saidthatthenewtoptwoprimarysystemessentially
haseliminatedtheirchancesofgettingtothegeneralelectionanddiscouragedmany
potentialcandidatesfromrunning,whendiscussingthirdparties.


WashingtonVotersisatanalltimehighof3,515,000voters.(SeattleP.I.)


In2012,75%ofpeopleovertheageof18wereregisteredtovote.(SecretaryofState)

Ofthat75%,81%ofthemactuallyvoted.(SecretaryofState)

National:

Millennialsrepresentmorethanonequarterofthenationalpopulation,83.1million
peoplefallwithinthisgroup

Only50%ofeligibleyouthvotersintheUnitedStatesvotedinthe2012election

ThemajorityofyoungvoterssupportedPresidentObamaovertheRepublicancandidate
inboththe2008and2012election

79%ofcollegestudentssaythattheyareregisteredtovote

16%ofcollegestudentssaytheyarepoliticallyactiveinapoliticalcampaign

(AssociationofAmerica)
By2015millennialswillaccountforonethirdoftheelectorate
79%ofcollegestudentssaythattheyareregisteredtovote(AssociationofAmerica)
16%ofcollegestudentssaytheyarepoliticallyactiveinapoliticalcampaign
(AssociationofAmerica)

Short Bio

KatrinaHaffneristhePresidentoftheNAC.SheisasenioratWWUandisdoublemajoringin
AnthropologyandTheater.HaffnerstartedthisclubafterbecomingPresidentofthestudentsfor
sustainabledrugpolicyatWWUinthebeginningofhersophomoreyearofcollege.Hergoals
fortheclubthisyearistobringmoreawarenesstothirdpartycandidatesintheupcoming
presidentialelections,toexpandthenumberofgroupmembersandhopefullyfindsomeonewho
willwanttotakeoverherpresidencyinthefall,whenshegraduates.
Contact:haffnek@students.wwu.edu,(210)3159402

Boiler Plate

TheNoneoftheAboveclubisanAssociatedStudentclubthatwasfoundedin2013.Theclubis
dedicatedtoeducatingpeopleaboutpoliticsinanunbiasedmannerandprovidingasafeplace
forpeoplewhofeeltheydonotbelongtoacertainparty.Theyaimtobringawarenesstothird
partiesandeliminatethedefaultoption.KatrinaHaffner,asenioranthropologyandtheatre

major,foundedtheNACduringhersophomoreyearandhasbeenthepresidentoftheclubfor
threeyears.Theclubcurrentlyhasfivemembers.

Frequently Asked Questions


1.WhatistheNAC?

TheNoneoftheAboveClubisapoliticalclubwhosecentralmissionistoeducatepeopleabout
politicsthroughintellectualdiscussionandthoroughresearch.ThisAssociatedStudentclub
seekstoeliminatethedefaultoption(optionselectedautomatically)andeducatepeopleabout
politicsinanunbiasedmannerandprovideasafehavenforthosewhofeeltheydonotbelongto
acertainpoliticalparty.

2.Whenareclubmeetings?

TheNACtriestomeeteverytwoweeks.Wedoourbesttokeepeveryoneupdatedwiththe
schedulethroughourFacebookpage.

3.Whereareclubmeetings?

ClubmeetingsareheldatWesternWashingtonUniversityinAcademicWestroom205.

4.WhateventsdoestheNACputon?

OurmostrecenteventwasonApril19.TheNACheldameetingthatdiscussedthepolitical
themesseeninAvatar:TheLastAirbender.Duringwinterquarter,theNACairedthelibertarian
debate.Withthepresidentialelectionthisyear,weplantoairmostdebates,aswellasthe
meetingsthatallowattendeestoaskanyquestionstheymayhaveregardingpolitics.

5.HowcanIjointheclub?

LocatedontheFacebookpageisalinktotheOrgSyncaccountwhereyoucanjoin.Bestpart
isitsFREE!
Orjustclickonthislink:https://orgsync.com/56626/chapter

6.WherecanIfindmoreinformationabouttheNAC?

OurFacebookpagecontainstheNACsupcomingeventsandmeetings,aswellasthemission
statementandcontactinformation.Thisisourmostactiveplatform,sobesuretofollowus.

7.WhatarethebenefitsofjoiningtheNoneoftheAboveClub?
TheNACcanexpandyourknowledgeonnotjustaparticularpoliticalparty,butallofthem,
including:Democratic,Republican,Independent,andThirdParty.

8.Whatdoclubmeetingsconsistof?

DuringNACmeetings,wewatchvideosondifferentpoliticaltopics,discusscurrentevents,and
sharepersonalstoriesthatanyonemayhaveconcerningpolitics.

9.WhatifIdontknowanythingaboutpolitics?

Thenyoureintherightplace.Ourclubisdedicatedtoeducatingpeopleaboutpoliticsifyou
haveanyquestions,wearehappytoanswerthem.

10.WhocanIcontactaboutinformationregardingtheclub?

KatrinaHaffner,presidentoftheNAC,canbereachedathaffnek@students.wwu.edu
Orat
noneoftheaboveclubatwwu@gmail.com

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KeepingPartisanoutofPolitics

Story Ideas
AstoryregardingKatrinaHaffner,presidentoftheNAC,graduatingthisFalland
openingupherspotaspresident.Includewhen,whereandwhotocontactsothat
potentialcandidatescanapplyfortheposition.
AWhatsNext?storyabouttheclubpostelectionseason.Wheretheyseethemselves
inayear,whattheywanttobecome.
AstoryaboutsomeoftheeventsthattheNoneoftheAboveClubisworkingtowards.
SuchastheirBernievsHilarydebate.
Astoryabouttheirinvolvementoncampuswithotherclubs,whattheyareworking
towardsdoingwiththeircollaborators.

Media Clips
VideoPSA
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aiPTBgLlls

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KNJOypRvO14

https://youtu.be/3Jan2emW3vQ

Vine

https://vine.co/v/i0QjlieY65p
https://vine.co/v/i0IK3rHA3EI

News Stories
http://www.westernfrontonline.com/2016/05/21/republican-legislators-s
peak-on-gun-incident-presidential-election/

Pictures

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Facts:missingintextsourcesthroughout.
1:Hyperlocal:
TherearesevenpoliticalclubsonWWUsCampus(source).gooddetail.
WWUVotersProgramregistered3,000studentstovote,morethananyotherregionaluniversityinthestatecombined
(source)..Greatdetail.
Morethen100studentsmetwithsenatorsandGov.JayInsleeinOlympiatolobbyforchangeincongressional
sessions.(source).Good,Haley.Thesearepertinentfacts.Ideasforafewmore.
HowmanyWWUstudentsvotedinthelastlocal,regionalornationalelections?Thisinfo.mayormaynotbe
available.
HowparticipatoryareWWUstudentsinASelections?
HowdoWWUstudentsregistertovoteifBhamisnttheirhomeaddressortheyareoutofstate?
Whatisthemainreasonforstudentapathyandlowvoterturnout?

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2: Local and Community Findings: Dont forget, the facts have to somehow show that the work your club is doing,
its mission and reason for being, is important and necessary. Listing these numbers, without context, doesnt
achieve that.
InWhatcomCountythereare129,126registeredvoters
IntheSpecialElectionheldonFebruary9,2016therewere46,683ballotscounted
Therewasonlya36.15%voterturnonfortheSpecialElectiononFebruary9,2016
Thereare177precinctsinWhatcomCounty

3:Nationalfindings:
Millennialsrepresentmorethanonequarterofthenationpopulation,83.1millionpeoplefallwithinthisgroupGood
detail.
Millennialsaremorediversewith44.2%beingpartofaminorityraceorethnicgroup
By2015millennialswillaccountforonethirdoftheelectorateGooddetail,butthislookslikeitwaswrittenbefore
2015.Couldyoufindastatthatshowstheyrenowonethirdtheelectorate.
Only50%ofeligibleyouthvotersintheUnitedStatesvotedinthe2012election.gooddetail
ThemajorityofyoungvoterssupportedPresidentObamaovertheRepublicancandidateinboththe2008and2012
electionGooddetail
In2012,youngvotersweremorelikelytovoteiftheylivedinabattlegroundstate
In2012,4%morewomenvotedthanmen
Libertariansholdover400governmentoffices(althoughallfairlylowpositions)
Whatisthemainreasonspeopledontvote?
Whatisthemainreasonpeopleareuniformed?
Whatisthemaincauseofvoterapathy?
Whataretherisksofaninattentive,nonparticipatorypublicintermsofourdemocracy?

Wellwritten

Sources:Slightformattingissues(smallerrors).Imadechangedtothefirsttwoasexamples.

Tryon,Sierra.2016."NoneoftheAboveClubPromotesIndependentPoliticalThought."
TheWesternFront.January13,15.AccessedApril18,2016.
http://www.westernfrontonline.net/news/article_667894989afa11e4ab03
4b70bc0b8ef3.html
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AssociatedStudents.2016."ASClubsatWWU."AccessedApril18,2016.
http://asclubs.wwu.edu/.

"11FactsAboutVoting."DoSomething.org.AccessedApril18,2016.

https://www.dosomething.org/facts/11factsaboutvoting
.

"LibertarianParty."InsideGov.AccessedApril18,2016.http://uspoliticalparties.insidegov.com/l/3/LibertarianParty.

"MillennialsOutnumberBabyBoomersandAreFarMoreDiverse."MillennialsOutnumberBabyBoomersandAreFarMore
Diverse.AccessedApril18,2016.

https://www.census.gov/newsroom/pressreleases/2015/cb15113.html
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"February9,2016SpecialElection."WhatcomCounty.AccessedApril18,2016.
http://results.vote.wa.gov/results/20160209/whatcom/.

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Sources

NewResearchonCollegeStudentsPoliticalViews.AssociationofAmericanColleges&
Universities.2008.AccessedApril18,2016.
https://www.aacu.org/publicationsresearch/periodicals/newresearchcollegestudentspoliticalv
iews
.

Rolph,Amy."Washington'sRegisteredVotersSurpassRecord3.5Million."Seattlepi.com.
October7,2008.AccessedApril19,2016.
http://www.seattlepi.com/local/article/Washingtonsregisteredvoterssurpassrecord3512875
85.php
.

SeattleVotersGuide.SeattleVotersGuide.AccessedApril17,2016.
http://www2.seattle.gov/ethics/votersguide.asp.

"VoterParticipationStatistics."Elections&Voting.AccessedApril17,2016.
http://www.sos.wa.gov/elections/voterparticipation.aspx
.

WhatcomCounty,WAPoliticsandElectionData.Homefacts.AccessedApril17,2016.
http://www.homefacts.com/politics/Washington/WhatcomCounty.html
.

VideoPSA
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aiPTBgLlls

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KNJOypRvO14

https://youtu.be/3Jan2emW3vQ

Vine

https://vine.co/v/i0QjlieY65p

PicturesofNoneoftheAboveClub