Untapped resources

Apr 082004
Authors: Collegian Editorial Staff


Shandra Jordan

Colleen Buhrer

J.J. Babb

Willow Welter

Christopher J. Ortiz

In the past two weeks, students have had the opportunity to

listen to a New York Times religion reporter, the former secretary

of state and a Democratic presidential candidate.

Although Dennis Kucinich might have the same chance of being the

choice for the Democratic presidential ticket as CSU’s budget not

being budget cut, it says something when politicians or hopeful

politicians make an effort to speak to students, who for the most

part are untapped voters during elections.

And what a benefit for students to have the chance to listen to

someone with insight like Kucinich or to listen to remarks from the

highest-ranking woman in American history or a reporter from the


Listening to these types of speakers helps attendees broaden

their world-views and learn about important world issues.

We hope students take the opportunity to listen to these types

of amazing speakers and that high attendance will attract more

speakers in the future.

We would also like to applaud the number of groups and

organizations that worked to bring these prestigious speakers to


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