In the past few weeks, there has been a concentration of
Democratic candidates coming to the CSU campus.
We’ve had presidential candidate John Kerry’s wife, his stepson
and U.S. House of Representatives candidate Stan Matsunaka, among
This is the primary reason there has been a lot of Democratic
coverage in the Collegian lately.
However, the Collegian staff makes a very conscious effort to
remain unbiased. We have tried to get hold of several Republican
candidates, but have been unable to secure interviews for various
reasons. We do not promote one party’s views over the other and
would like to give equal attention to both parties.
While we appreciate the attention CSU has received from the
Democratic Party, it would be beneficial to have more Republican
representation on campus and in the newspaper. Students need to
hear both sides of the issues, as that is the only way to have good
discourse on campus and promote effective debate.
Candidates are a good source of information for students to
learn about individual parties and the views each party holds.
We would like to encourage the candidates and members of the
Republican Party to take a more vested interest in our community
through communication with the Collegian and making appearances on