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Presentations on the Iraq war: TODAY

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Today (Monday, March 19th) there will be two panels by the USU Veterans Representatives regarding the Iraq war. One will feature philosophy major Will Hollaway, along with other students, veterans, protesters, Iraqi students and possibly others at 1 pm. The second is at 6 pm, called “After Iraq: The costs and benefits of nine years in Iraq,” with potential panelists Jeannie L. Johnson (USU political science), Selin Ece Guner (USU political science), Lyle Holmgren (USU extension), Iraqi students, and VA representatives. The events will be held in the TSC Juniper room.

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6 Comments

  1. Kleiner says:

    What does this mean for Bowling For Truth tonight?

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  2. Oh I’m going to that for sure, I’d hate for that to get cancelled suddenly over my late notice :P

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  3. Huenemann says:

    It is unfortunate that the events overlap. But bowling is still on.

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  4. There will be about 5 of us on the 1 pm panel, I think it’ll be interesting to meet who else they’ve gotten to come.

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  5. Bowling is at 7 still? I’ll come right after the panel finishes, I can’t miss another one of these.

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  6. Thanks for the extra post Dr. Huenemann!

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