Obama vs. McCain: Who is the best choice to become the next President of the U.S.?
by Kathleen McCoy |
If you missed the UAA Speech and Debate team discuss campaign policies at the public discussion last Thursday--you can listen to the podcasts of the event on the UAA podcast site at http://greenandgold.uaa.alaska.edu/podcasts/.
Podcast 1 of 3 features students from the award-winning UAA Speech and Debate Team debating the motion that John McCain would make a better president than Barack Obama. This proposition was created for purposes of debate and community discussion and does not necessarily represent the personal views held by the students, staff and/or faculty who argued for or against this proposition.
Podcast number 2 of this event features a faculty panel who discuss the policies of Obama and McCain. The panel includes Steve Colt, of the Institute of Social & Economic Research; Paul Johnson, professor of Economics; Kimberly Pace, professor of Political Science; and Larry Weiss, retired professor of Public Health.
In podcast 3 of this event, Libby Roderick of the Center for Advancing Faculty Excellence facilitates a public discussion including responses from students with the UAA Speech and Debate Team, a faculty panel and members of the audience.
This event was sponsored by the Center for Advancing Faculty Excellence, the UAA/APU Engaging Controversy Project and the UAA Speech and Debate Team.
The overwhelming consensus of the discussions: please remember to vote on Tuesday.