‘Everybody’s Voice Matters Every Election’
Jared Goldberg estimates he stood beside the Bell Tower—a central landmark of Temple University’s campus—for more than 50 hours this semester as part of his campaign to get Temple to make Election Day a campus holiday.
For about two weeks, rain or shine, the senior and political science major stood outside between his classes, holding a sign that read, “Tell Temple to Cancel Classes on Election Day,” above a QR code that students could scan with a cellphone to sign his petition.
He had already solicited faculty signatures by going door to door through five academic buildings, leaving notes on each door and emailing the professors whose offices he passed.
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