debate

November 30, 2017 - 12:12pm
Syracuse University's student Republican and Democrat organizations duked it out over four debate questions on Wednesday night. Topics covered included gun regulations, immigration, health care and Planned Parenthood funding.

Syracuse University’s premier political groups, the SU College Democrats and The College Republicans at Syracuse University faced off in a debate Wednesday night in a packed Maxwell Auditorium.

October 4, 2016 - 12:20pm
As the vice presidential candidates square off tonight in their only debate, many are hopeful for a substantial policy discussion.

Following last week's presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, Syracuse students are awaiting tonight’s vice presidential showdown.

Advertising senior Daniel Denning was discouraged by the lack of policy discussion last week, and hopes for a more substantive conversation between vice presidential nominees Gov. Mike Pence of Indiana and Sen. Tim Kaine of Virginia.

December 1, 2012 - 1:35pm
More than 160 people attended the event, which was part of a debate series sponsored by the Campbell Public Affairs Institute.

The debate about whether New York state should allow hydraulic fracturing continues—and on Friday evening, it came to Syracuse University.

Students, faculty and community members filled Maxwell Auditorium to watch four experts argue whether hydraulic fracturing causes more harm than good, as part of the debate series sponsored by the Maxwell School’s Campbell Public Affairs Institute.

November 14, 2011 - 2:31pm
Candidates for several SA positions discuss their positions on community service, personal leadership skills and the university's national rankings at this year's debate.

Showing divides on ways to tackle community service, Syracuse University’s falling rankings and leadership capabilities, Student Association presidential hopefuls Dylan Lustig and Taylor Carr debated at Grant Auditorium Sunday evening in front of an audience of more than 40 people.

The debate acted as a prelude to the SA elections. Students can vote for Lustig or Carr, as well as the unopposed comptroller candidate and home college representatives. Voting is done through MySlice and starts Nov. 14 and continues until Nov. 17 at midnight.