UW News

September 25, 2008

UW Libraries, WashPIRG co-sponsor Presidential Debate Watch

What are you doing on presidential debate nights? How about joining a bunch of students, faculty and staff to listen to the candidates? The UW Libraries and WashPIRG are sponsoring live viewing of the presidential and vice-presidential debates on a big screen.

The debate schedule is as follows:

• Friday, Sept. 26 (Presidential)

• Thursday, Oct. 2 (Vice-Presidential)

• Tuesday, Oct. 7 (Presidential)

• Wednesday, Oct. 15 (Presidential)

The screenings will be held in 220 Odegaard from 6 to 8 p.m. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Light snacks are included.

For more information about the election and debates:

• Commission on Presidential Debates http://www.debates.org/  

• Debates: Democracy in Action P2008 http://www.gwu.edu/~action/2008/chrndebs08.html  

• UW Vote! http://www.washington.edu/about/vote  

• Election 2008: Are You Ready to Vote? http://www.lib.washington.edu/mcnews/newsflash/election2008

• Center for Communication & Civic Engagement http://ccce.com.washington.edu