Washburn University Opens Library Doors For Presidential Debate

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(Topeka, KS) WIBW-- Dozens of people of all ages found a place on a chair, couch, or floor to watch the first presidential debate at Maybee Library at Washburn University.

Pizza and food was on hand for the free event which will continue for all scheduled presidential and vice presidential debates.

Many we spoke to were undecided waiting for this debate the the series over others before making an informed decision. Some though were proudly wearing t-shirts that supported Republican Presidential nominee John McCain, other with stickers and pins supporting Democratic Presidential nominee Barack Obama.

The watch party is free and is open to everyone, the sessions begin at 7PM.

Presidential Debates
October 7th
October 15th

Vice Presidential Debates
Oct 2*

*Due to the University being on fall break Oct. 2-3, the Oct. 2 debate will be replayed on Thur. Oct. 9th.