Students to Participate in 18th Annual Great Debate at Cazenovia College

Students will argue for or against compulsory voting in federal elections.

Cazenovia College students will participate in the Debate Society's 18th Annual Great Debate on Wednesday, May 2, at 7:00 p.m. in the McDonald Lecture Hall in Eckel Hall located at 37 Lincklaen Street on the College's campus. The program is free and open to the public.

Two teams, affirmative and opposition, will tackle the pros and cons of whether All U.S. citizens aged 18 and above shall be required to vote in federal elections. The Great Debate will include prepared arguments, cross-examination and questions from the audience.

Judges for this year's debate include Dr. Ron Chesbrough, president of Cazenovia College; Dr. Sharon Dettmer, vice president for academic affairs and dean of the faculty; Dr. Heather Maloney-Stassen, associate professor of communication studies; and, Elizabeth Moore, professor of interior design.

If you cannot make it to campus to watch the debate, you can still watch it live via our LiveStream channel or Facebook Live.

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