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History on display

By Diane Toroian Keaggy on October 1, 2016

A new exhibit at Olin Library showcases WashU’s debate history through the end of October. Two traveling presidential history exhibits are on campus this week as well.

Ezra Klein addresses students in Graham Chapel.

Ezra Klein: Look beyond Nov. 8

By Diane Toroian Keaggy on September 30, 2016

No matter who wins Nov. 8, the next president will inherit a broken system of government. That was political journalist Ezra Klein’s sobering message to students in Graham Chapel Sept. 27.

The View From Here Special: Debate Prep

By WashU Debate on September 29, 2016

Even though Washington University in St. Louis has been preparing for the Oct. 9 Presidential Debate since last September, signs of the upcoming event began appearing all over campus this August.

A voice in the debate

By Diane Keaggy on September 19, 2016

Cassie Klosterman, a voter engagement fellow at the Gephardt Institute and a 2016 graduate in Arts & Sciences, talks about her recent experiences as a delegate at College Debate 16.

Six tips for understanding the debates

By WashU Debate on September 12, 2016

How do we get the most out of watching a debate? Washington magazine polled five experts from a variety of fields.