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Unformatted text preview: lives. One example of this was seen in the state capitol during protests last year where protestors chanted, This is what democracy looks like. By taking their own knowledge and applying it to real life situations outside of the classroom, common people can have a say in how things in the government are run. Higher education at the UW strengthens democracy because by educating students they are giving them the power to stand up and fight for what they think is right....
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- Fall '11