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LUCC Executive Elections: Debate and Results

LUCC Executive Elections: Debate and Results

LUCC presidential candidates, juniors Lewis Berger and Dan Thomas-Commins, and the vice presidential candidate, junior Naomi Oster, debate campus issues. Photo by Emily Midyette At 3 p.m. on Jan. 14 in the Mead Witter room, the 2017 LUCC Executive Election Debate provided candidates an outlet for discussion. Junior Lewis Berger and Dan Thomas-Commins ran for

The End Is Near: The Final Debate

The final of the three debates for the 2016 presidential election took place on Wednesday, Oct. 19. Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump took to the debate stage in the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, where moderator Chris Wallace from Fox News proposed a series of topics that the candidates would discuss in fifteen-minute segments. The

Faculty evaluates the presidential debate

The faculty panel addresses student questions at the end of the event. Photo by Tabarique Anwar Last Tuesday, September 27, an open-admission panel discussion assessing the first U.S. Presidential Debate took place in the Warch Campus Center Cinema from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. The panel discussion had been conducted by Vice President for Diversity

Takeaways from the First Presidential Debate

Lawrence faculty, staff and students come together to discuss the debate. Photo by Billy Liu Last Monday, Oct. 3, Hofstra University hosted the first presidential debate of 2016, pitting Republican candidate Donald Trump against Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton. The debate covered a broad range of topics, mostly dealing with the security of the nation, growth

The joy of arguing

Arguing is underrated. Too many folks avoid their differences and see arguments as nothing but a source of stress. But why else would anyone read the Op/Ed section, peek at Youtube comments or study Plato? Disagreement does not always cause pain; we gain a certain joy from seeing others reaffirm or oppose our own views.

Panel on female veiling contrasts ideas of repression and self-expression

The Lawrence chapter of Amnesty International hosted an open discussion in the Esch Hurvis Studio on the evening of Tuesday, Feb. 18, titled “The Hijab Debate: Exploring the Political and Cultural Contexts.” The faculty panel consisted of Associate Professor of Anthropology Carla Daughtry and Visiting Associate Professor of History Michael Robert Mahoney. Sophomore and president

LUCC Elects Describe Goals, Plans at Forum

In anticipation of the LUCC executive elections, a forum was held on the evening of Monday, Jan. 20 in the café of the Warch Campus Center. In order to increase student turnout for the election, the three candidates answered questions about their plans for the future of the council and positions on campus issues at