presidential debate

Who won the Presidential debates? Not American voters

However, the fly on Vice President Pence’s hair garnered similar attention to the debate on Roe v Wade, and more attention than the issue of climate change and the Supreme Court appointments.

Clara Richards | Contributing Writer

The presidential debate debacle

The presidential debate tradition has been nice, but add it to the list of things 2020 has ruined, possibly forever.

Olivia Poolos | Staff Writer

Washington University not to enter bid for 2020 presidential debate

Washington University will not apply to host a 2020 presidential debate.

| Senior News Editor

In lieu of a presidential debate, let’s have conversations

In absence of a debate, it’s vital that the University develop other ways to foster political discussion on campus.

Jaden Satenstein | Senior Editor

WU considering 2020 presidential debate bid

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

| Contributing Reporter

Reflections from debate chair, political journalist

Depending on who you ask, you’re likely to hear very different answers to the question “Who won the second presidential debate?” One cartoonist from the St. Louis Post-Dispatch argued it wasn’t even Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton—but Washington University.

| Senior News Editor

Costumes and signs from the presidential debate weekend

For many Washington University students, hosting the presidential debate on campus meant engaging in political action and discourse. But for others, it was all about the cameras.

| Senior Editor

Debate stand-ins prepare for WU-hosted presidential debate

Not many college students can say that they have stood in the same spot as a presidential candidate or had a hand in preparing the stage for a debate between presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, but four Washington University students were given the once in a lifetime opportunity to act as stand-ins for the candidates and moderators of Sunday night’s debate.

| Contributing Reporter

A wave of missed and met expectations: A first-year’s perspective on the debate

In the underwhelming weeks leading up to the debate, I developed a very different perspective on the debate. Yes, there were a few things that were (or were not) going on around campus: the new Athletic Complex wasn’t open, there were some signs and WILD was canceled.

Alexa Miller | Contributing Writer

Experiencing the debate firsthand

Two of our Forum writers, Ariel Kravitz, a sophomore majoring in Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, and Jamie Reiner, a freshman interested in political science, both found themselves with tickets to the debate. Here are their takes.

Jamie Reiner | Contributing Writers

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