ASNMU hosts live stream of 2020 presidential debate


Come watch the presidential debate hosted by ASNMU in Jamrich. Photo courtesy of ASNMU.

Jesse Wiederhold

ASNMU will be hosting a live stream showing of the 2020 presidential debate in 1100 JXJ Hall tonight, Sept. 29 at 8:30 p.m. The purpose of this on-campus event is to raise election awareness and keep students interested in the debate.

The Sept. 29 debate is the first of the presidential debates between former Vice President Joe Biden and current President Trump. After this, two more debates are currently scheduled for Oct. 15, as well as Oct. 22 according to The Washington Post. They also reported the actual debate will take place at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio.

The moderator for tonight’s presidential debate is Chris Wallace. Wallace is most known for his role as a FOX News Sunday anchor and journalist.

To watch the debate on-campus, students must request a free ticket online here. Students can log in once on that page with their NMU credentials. As of 10 a.m. today, Sept. 29, there are 57 spots remaining. Be sure to reserve a seat if interested.

Informal discussions will be encouraged to voice concerns or questions about candidates or relevant topics. Students have the opportunity to win prizes for added entertainment from participating in a Kahoot game if they choose to attend.

Those who are unable to attend this event and still interested in tuning in to the presidential debate can do so on C-Span’s YouTube page starting at 9 p.m. EST.