“I think it was a big mistake because Republicans made the wrong decision by not accepting Obamacare. Another factor is that the U.S. economy could’ve gone back into the recession.”
-Matt Lee – Senior – Marketing/Communication – Buffalo Grove, Ill.
“I think it shouldn’t have happened. We’re supposed to be an example of an ideal government for the rest of the world, so why couldn’t we come together?”
-Rachel Bacon – Senior – Early Childhood Education – Downer’s Grove, Ill.
“It’s pretty sad the people who are supposed to be representing our country can’t sit down and hash things out.”
-Mitch Widmeier – Junior – Radio/TV – Dubuque, Iowa
“I’m indifferent about it. It hasn’t affected me.”
-Pablo Osornio – Freshman – Secondary Education – Chicago, Ill.
“Ever since the shutdown, I haven’t really felt a change, but it does not mean it’s not a problem.”
-Molly Conrad – Senior – Theater and Public Relations – Bettendorf, Iowa