USC Elections 2014-Media Debate

Last Wednesday was the final debate of the USC Presidential Elections, the Media Debate. Two representatives from the three main campus media outlets, 94.9 CHRW, the Gazette, and The Big Purple Couch asked questions during the three hours. Unlike the past two debates, there were no different sections of the debate and no breaks, going…

USC Elections 2014-VP Debate

Last Wednesday was the first debate of the 2014 USC Election season. VP Internal and External candidates from both platforms debated before Team Belman and Team Helfand faced off. Topics discussed included free tuition, Western’s Strategic Plan and student activism. Given last week’s silent protest against the Strategic Plan, and the demonstration held during O-Week,…

Inside and Out: Thoughts on the USC VP Debates

Although “Let the #uscgames begin!” flashed on screen before opening remarks at Tuesday’s VP debate, any spectacle-starved voter would have been disappointed. The usual Twitter feed projection floating above candidates’ heads was put to rest while candidates for the slate-based USC positions of VP External and VP Internal debated key portfolio issues. Aside from moderator…