Roxboro House Roundtables
About This Show
The Roxboro House Roundtables are interdisciplinary discussions on any topic from health and science, to fashion, economics, and politics. These talks take place at Philadelphia University and provide an opportunity for students, faculty and staff to explore and consider a variety of themes in the cozy, historical Roxboro House living room.
Roxboro House Roundtables are presented by the Arlen Specter Center for Public Service at Philadelphia University, which facilitates and promotes public service and civic education in a cross-disciplinary, nonpartisan setting.
Most Recent Episode
7 days ago
Being a Democrat or a Republican is simple, but how simple is it is you aren’t? Independent Pennsylvanians are often times given limitations when it comes to voting, especially in the primaries. If an individual is registered as anything other than the two main parties, they are unable to vote in the most critical part of the election process. Often times, this discourages many people from moving forward and voting in the general election, due to the feeling of being powerless and having no voice. The voice needs to be given back to the people, regardless of their political affiliation. There are better methods out there that do not force others to be powerless in the primary elections; there are methods out there that can put the feeling of power and a voice to those Independent Pennsylvanians.