Alaina BraddsCurrent Age: 18
Interests: Reading, Writing, Politics, Music,
Hobbies: Piano, Competetive Swimming, Any type of art or craft, Spending time with friends and family.
Favorite Color: Lime Green
Favorite Book(s): I Have Lived a Thousand Years/The Hunger Games
Favorite Movie(s): Narnia/ Legally Blonde
Stories by Alaina
Faces from the campaigns By Sigal Tavel, 16, Alaina Bradds, 17, Isaiah Treadwell, 17
Activism of young Hoosiers ranges from hosting meet-ups with conservative candidates to taking photos for Occupy Chicago.
YOUTH ON THE TRAIL: Technology By Sigal Tavel, 16, Alaina Bradds, 17
Stephen Gordon, 21, Chicago, says online activism may be down in 2012 because candidates are not reaching out like they did in 2008.
Fresh from the national conventions By Greta Herbertz, 14, Hannah Zimet, 18, Sigal Tavel, 16, Isaiah Treadwell, 17, Shanze Tahir, 15, Ali Tahir, 17, Hrishikesh Deshpande, 17, Izabella Robinson, 14, Priya Mirmira, 15, Naomi Farahan, 15, Carmela Verderame, 12, Alaina Bradds, 17
Lots of excitement and pomp at the conventions.