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Student groups host party to watch first McCain-Obama debate

Loyola press release - September 22, 2008

The Loyola Society for Civic Engagement, the Office of Student Affairs, the Student Government Association and the University Programming Board are sponsoring a party Friday at the Danna Student Center on Loyola’s main campus to watch the first televised debate between presidential candidates Sen. John McCain and Sen. Barrack Obama.

The debate-watch party, which is being held in the St. Charles Room, will begin at 7 p.m.

A representative of each of the campaigns will present a five-minute statement on the merits of his respective candidate. The televised debate, which begins at 8 p.m., will be shown on a large screen in the St. Charles Room.

The event is free and open to all Loyola students, faculty and staff.

For more information on the party, or to schedule interviews and live remotes, contact Catherine Koppel in the Office of Public Affairs at 504-861-5448 or ckoppel@loyno.edu.