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ASU host watch party for final presidential debate

ASU students and faculty watching the final presidential debate (Source: WALB) ASU students and faculty watching the final presidential debate (Source: WALB)
SGA vice president Andre Armour (Source: WALB) SGA vice president Andre Armour (Source: WALB)
Sophomore undecided voter Matthew Roachford (Source: WALB) Sophomore undecided voter Matthew Roachford (Source: WALB)
ALBANY, GA (WALB) -

Albany State students took a break from homecoming celebrations Wednesday night to gather to watch the final presidential debate.

The Student Government association assisted with hosting the watch party in the student center.

Students and faculty enjoyed pizza and conversation as they listened to the two presidential nominees.

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton had fierce arguments on hot topics like women's rights, judicial appointments and immigration.

The watch party was non-partisan, and one of the students who entered undecided said neither candidate helped his or her cause.

"Most people only see Clinton and Trump as the only candidates worthy to be voted for," said sophomore Matthew Roachford. "It creates a real conundrum because now we're only stuck with two options."

"It's always good to not just go by what you see on social media," said SGA vice president Andre Armour. "You have to actually get your own prescriptive on the candidates that we have."

Following the debate students were handed questionnaires on how they felt about each candidate.

Election day is Tuesday, November 8th.

Students were encouraged, no matter which candidate they pick, to get out and vote.

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