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