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PSU Votes to Host Presidential Debate Screening

Tonight marks the final presidential debate between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney. PSU Votes will be hosting a screening for this debate in the HUB by the big screen TV as part of their Presidential Election Open Forum series.

The discussion will focus on the candidates’ views on foreign policy, and will be moderated by Bob Schieffer, host of CBS’ Face the Nation. Unlike the last debate, the format of this one will not be a town hall-style meeting, but will follow the first debate’s format.

Following the screening of the debate, attendees are welcome to share their reactions from 10:30-11 p.m. in a conversation hosted by Sociology professor Sam Richards.

Students who attend this screening will also help get to choose an Onward State headline that will be featured in an article recapping this event and the debate. PSU Votes has a goal of getting people to listen and think carefully about what happened in the, to consider the most important facts, and to determine “the winner.”

The winning headline will be chosen by the Onward State staff members, and whoever writes the best headline will get a $10 Starbucks gift card, and recognition in the upcoming Onward State article.

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About the Author

Meghin Moore

Meghin is a senior majoring in Broadcast Journalism and minoring in English. She transferred from the Harrisburg campus as a junior to finish out her schooling at University Park. She has a passion for all things music, fashion, art, and food. She's a Pennsylvania native (born outside of Pittsburgh, and lived in Lebanon for 11 years), but resides in Virginia when she's not in school, and has moved a total of ten times in her life, mostly thanks to the military.


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