Debate watches take place on campus

University Park, Pa. -- Penn State’s Center for Democratic Deliberation, along with Democracy Matters and the Liberal Arts Undergraduate Council, will host two Debate Watches at 9 p.m. Oct. 7 and again at 9 p.m. Oct. 15 in 102 Thomas Building on the University Park campus.

These events will bring together Penn State students and faculty to watch and discuss the presidential debates between candidates John McCain and Barack Obama. All participants will have the opportunity to take part in a voluntary pre- and post-debate survey, administered by the Center for Democratic Deliberation.

Participants also can sign up to participate in an Internet survey on the 2008 election and have a chance to win an iTunes gift card. Students can take part in a post-debate focus group discussion where they will receive pizza and a gift certificate for ice cream at the Berkey Creamery.

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Last Updated March 19, 2009