Exploring The Debate at Wash U

With debate excitement ramping up in the St. Louis area, I decided to check out Washington University the site of the 2nd debate. The site is bustling with activity as the preparation for Sunday’s debate. Here is what it is like to be at Washington University during a presidential debate.

 

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Media entering the media center at Washington University
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A volunteer leaves the athletic complex where the debate was held.
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Washington University Presidential Debate in St. Louis

Budweiser is very prominent in the St. Louis area as they are headquartered here in St. Louis. To left of the Media center a Biergarten and a Clydesdale meet and greet was set up.

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A Clydesdale meet and greet at the media center.
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The Clydesdale each had their own press passes.

In Mudd Field MSNBC and Fox News had their studios set up. C-SPAN had a interactive tour bus to help people learn what they do. Also in Mudd Field, Washington University organized a stand with a photo booth and games.

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The C-SPAN Bus in Mudd Field.
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MSNBC’s studio for the debate.
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The red tent was Wash U’s stand. Behind the red tent was where Fox News was setup.    Mudd Field.

In Brookings Hall, CNN had their setup. They had their main stage and also a smaller one in front of Brookings.

Students gather in front of CNN’s main stage.
A CNN sign at Brookings.
CNN staff members set up a sign.
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The CNN main stage being setup on Friday night.

If a debate comes to your city, I suggest you go because of the historical impact it has. Go be part of history today!

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