debate

Campus Crossfire debate highlights political differences between WU students

The 2020 Campus Crossfire debate featured a fast-paced discussion with few areas of overlap between representatives from the College Democrats and College Republicans.

Em McPhie | Senior News Editor

Debate recap: 12 angry, mostly unnecessary people

I’m sorry, but that’s just way too many people for how late in the game it is. We’re now about a year away from the election, and anyone who believes that the nomination is still a 12-person race is fooling themselves.

Tyler Sabloff | Senior Forum Editor

Beto had his best night yet–at the cost of another Trump term

It was a powerful and much-needed bravado from a candidate in the face of an epidemic of gun violence and gave Beto the best night of his candidacy thus far—at the cost of a second Trump term.

Tyler Sabloff | Senior Forum Editor

Single-issue debates are a better course for the DNC

Hosting these single-issue debates would be the Democrats’ best course of action in the current state of their party.

Tyler Sabloff | Senior Forum Editor

Op-Ed (Satire): What the Notre Dame fire means to me

The torrential blaze that devastated the cathedral nave isn’t simply a subject for discussions on preservation, restoration and medieval architecture: It’s at the epicenter of political debate – about the meaning of tradition, hegemony and what the priorities of news should be – in which I feature centrally.

Maya St. Clair | Class of 2019

It’s easier to be defensive than receptive, but stop

Disagreements are simply a part of human nature, but how we handle these disagreements holds the difference between advancement and imprisonment in our own ideologies.

Kya Vaughn | Senior Forum Editor

A clarification

I’ve made some people angry. Last week I wrote an article, which argued that we shouldn’t feel obligated to embrace certain ideas on campus, that has since been circulated through alumni networks, right-wing media outlets and the parts of the internet people are referring to when they say “the internet” derisively.

Sean Lundergan | Staff Writer

WU considering 2020 presidential debate bid

Washington University is in the preliminary stages of applying to host a 2020 presidential debate.

| Contributing Reporter

Stay engaged with Wash. U. in light of no debate

Although this coming year lacks a central event equivalent to the debate to rein in Washington University students, that should not mark the end of students’ involvement within our campus community as the new semester unfolds.

WU protests falter, community efforts prevail

Students and community members took advantage of America’s attention to demonstrate for a variety of issues as the nation’s eyes and news cameras turned to Washington University and the St. Louis area.

| Staff Reporter

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