Christopher J. Ortiz
Today, students have to exciting opportunity to participate in
Cesar Chavez Day and to listen to former Secretary of State
Madeline Albright speak.
According to today’s story and a story in the Coloradoan,
organizers of Cesar Chavez Day were frustrated with the scheduling
of Albright speaking on the same day.
According to the story, the Albright organizers have rearranged
times so that interested students have the opportunity to attend
The fact is there are dozens of organizing committees and groups
on this campus that try to enrich CSU by putting together amazing
and unique events here and unless there is a central organizing
committee on this campus, conflicts are going to arise.
The editorial board just doesn’t feel that CSU Presents or
Bridges to the Future had intentions to overlap Albright speaking
on campus on the same day as Cesar Chavez Day.
It is easy to imagine Albright’s schedule to be tight and hard
to rearrange a time for her to speak after knowing the fact of the
We feel Albright organizers have done the best to compromise
with Chavez organizers to make sure students can attend both.
Plan for Albright to speak on Cesar Chavez Day was, in our
opinion, an oversight of another event planned, not an offence.
Students should be lucky that they have so many opportunities to
attend two very unique and memorable events.