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Political apathy among college freshman has grown significantly since the 1960s, a new poll by the University of California-Los Angeles finds. Only 31.9 percent of all freshmen enrolled in classes in the fall semester of 1994 said that "keeping up with political affairs" is an important goal in life -- the lowest rate in the survey's history. The percentage of freshmen who said they often discuss political affairs also reached its lowest point, at 16 percent.