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Monmouth University Invites Students, Public To Watch Presidential Debates

School to screen three presidential debates this month

Monmouth University will host a “2012 Debate Watch” series this month.

The series is deisgned to give Monmouth University students, faculty and the community members a chance to watch the Presidential debates together and discuss their reactions.

A discussion will be facilitated at the end of the debate to enable the audience to share their views on the performance of the candidates.

The following is a list of debates and when and where they can be viewed on campus:

Wednesday, Oct. 3 - First Presidential Debate - Magill Commons, Club Rooms

Parking: Parking Lot 11 off Norwood Avenue

Tuesday, October 16 - Second Presidential Debate (Town Hall) - Wilson Auditorium

Parking: Parking Lot 11, off Norwood Avenue

Monday, October 22 - Third Presidential Debate  - Wilson Auditorium

Parking: Parking Lot 11, off Norwood Avenue

All three debates are scheduled to run from 9 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., but viewers should arrived by 8:45 p.m. each evening

The event is free and open to the public. The series is sponsored by the Monmouth University Departments of Communication and Political Science.

For more information about the event, contact Communication Professor Michael Phillips-Anderson at 732-263-5357. 

Thomas A. Blasi October 02, 2012 at 08:47 PM
How about the Vice Presidental debates?
David Petrovich October 03, 2012 at 01:46 PM
Only two candidates are allowed to participate by the National Commission on Presidential Debates (they call themselves a commission, but that is just to disguise the fact that they are a private corporation created by the Democrats and Republicans and funded by big business interests). Two other candidates, Jill Stein of the Green Party and Gary Johnson of the Libertarian Party, are on enough ballots to receive 270 Electoral College votes, but the Debate Corporation has created barriers to their participation. The two, corporate owned puppets basically agree on endless wars for private profit; warrantless wiretapping and suppression/incarceration for free speech (NDAA); sustained levels of unemployed; exploitation of our environment and natural resources for private profit at shared expense; ALEC; and the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP); and the guttting of Social Security.... etc. Hear from two candidates who are on about 90% of the ballots who offer alternatives. http://www.democracynow.org/blog/2012/9/28/third_party_candidates_to_join_in_real_time_on_democracy_now_s_live_coverage_of_first_pres_debate

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