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Chico ‘Great Debate’ questions social media

Chico ‘Great Debate’ questions social media

Julian Mendoza

April 17, 2019

This year's Great Debate focused on the concept of engagement in democracy.Two teams debated that question in a modified format of the National Parliamentary Debate style on Friday.The teams were split into affirmative and negative sides of the argument and both sides would bring multiple arguments to the table at T...

City Council forum at Great Debate

City Council forum at Great Debate

Molly Sullivan

October 15, 2016

The Great Debate, an annual event for communication students, will have a forum for Chico City Council candidates on Oct. 21 at noon at the City Council Chamber. "Being in Chico for a majority of the year each year, students are impacted by the City Council decisions in their day-to-day lives, but often ...

Students debate mental health policy

Megan Bowser

November 4, 2013

Nervous students gathered at the City Council Chambers and City Plaza to give presentations on mental health last Friday. Since 2010, Chico State has partnered up with the city to put on the Great Debate, a  semi-annual forum for students and community members to discuss issues of public importance. The...

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