debates enlighten students
needed outside of election years, too
College Republicans and Young Democrats. How ya been?
Long time no see.
Where have you all been hiding yourselves?
Its great to see two campus political groups coming
together to discuss key issues involved in the upcoming
election. We hope the student body will go to the debate,
and leave more informed about those issues.
Both groups deserve kudos for hosting the debate, but
where have they been the past few years? Why have the
college political groups waited until an election year
to decide they should debate? Shouldnt political
activism be something to take part in every year?
There seems to be no one in American society who enjoys
arguing back and forth more than political activists.
Well, except for the one person who will argue you to
the grave that the 1978 Pittsburgh Steelers was the greatest
football team of all time, but lets get back on
So there is no reason why the two groups cant engage
in more political discussions, more often.
There are many issues to cover, and the debate Thursday
is only covering four of them. We would like to see discussions
on the environment, health care and welfare reform.
Who has ever heard of a politician who doesnt enjoy
beating a dead horse?
And these are issues students need to think about.
Politics is something people should care about all the
time, not just months away from a highly-contested presidential
Were glad the College Republicans and Young Democrats
are bringing certain political topics to the forefront,
but why havent they been stirring up controversy
every other year?
Students need to be engaged in political discussion and
contemplation, and debates like the one being held Thursday
are an excellent way to force students to evaluate their
The debate is the only student-led political clash we
remember, and thats worth hearing.