From international issues like the Iran nuclear deal to local issues like University City’s upcoming city council election, students engaged with diverse political policy issues presented at the Debate Fair in Edison Courtyard from 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday afternoon.
Here are a few moments that had, at the very least, a short-term impact on our thoughts. We rest tonight with these prayers on our tongues and the forsaken nation on our hearts.
Portions of Big Bend Boulevard and Forsyth Boulevard will be closed to all vehicular traffic this weekend in anticipation of the second presidential debate.
Under the red, white and blue lights of an illuminated Brookings Hall, Social Programming Board will kick of its presidential debate week with an event this Saturday, Oct. 1. The event, held in collaboration with the Office of Public Affairs and WashU Votes, will feature a neon roller-skating rink, free food and a live DJ.
Next week, multiple media outlets will swarm our campus in preparation for debate No. 2. Seeing as we hardly have dorm space for our freshmen, we can’t help but wonder where exactly the Big League Chews like CNN and Fox News will spend their on-and off-hours.
Seigle Hall and Upper Fraternity Row will fall within the security perimeter for the Oct. 9 debate—a security precaution that Washington University is working with the Commission on Presidential Debates and the Secret Service on in order to make accommodations for those who live and have classes in that area.