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Paine College 'rocks the vote' with Janelle Monae

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Paine College hosted singer, Janelle Monáe on today at the Peters Campus Center. Monáe made an appearance to encourage voting among students for the 2012 presidential election in November.

Student groups at Paine have rallied together to celebrate "National Student Day, which is a day promoting student volunteerism and social responsibility through a variety of events. The Paine College Student Government Association, Wesley Fellowship, LIONS Activity Board and Greek organizations have hosted voter registration drives since August to ensure all students, faculty and staff exercise their rights in November. "Exercising our right to vote is extremely important," said Keyla Connie, president of Wesley Fellowship.  "We appreciate celebrities like Janelle Monáe lending her support towards events like this to uplift the importance of voting."

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