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Mock debate highlights political differences on Hawk Hill

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Graphic by Krista Jaworski ’17
Matt Freney, '19, and Greg Dexter, '18, represented the College Republicans
Matt Freney, ’19, and Greg Dexter, ’18, represented the College Republicans

A gavel brought to order the first mock debate at Saint Joseph’s University on Oct. 3. With the College Democrats on the left, the College Republicans on the right, and a libertarian in the center, the floor was set for a debate that covered issues from national security to trade deals to the legalization of marijuana.

Photo by Luke Malanga, '20
Chris Stevens, ’18 represented the Libertarian view.

Forum Theater was filled to capacity for the debate, which covered many important topics the current candidates have been forced to deal with.

Photo by Luke Malanga, '20
Ann-Marie Maloney, ’18, and Rachel DeLuno, ’18, represented the College Democrats

The 13 members of College Republicans were represented by Matt Freney, ’19, and Greg Dexter, ’18. On the other side of the aisle, the 15 College Democrats were represented by Ann-Marie Maloney, ’18 and Rachel DeLuno, ’18. The Libertarian speaker was Chris Stevens, ’18.

Students gather in Forum Theater on Oct. 3 for the mock debate
Students gather in Forum Theater on Oct. 3 for the mock debate
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