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Collegiate students talk politics

Collegiate High School’s Junior Politicians Club held their first multi-party public forum in the Retama Room in the Harvin Center on Oct. 22.

Three members of the Democratic, Republican and Green parties gave a basic understanding of each ideology to help the public understand what each party is about. Audience members were able to interact with the party members and give their opinions on the issues that were discussed in the forum.

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Collegiate High School’s Junior Politicians Club hosted their first multi-party forum in the Harvin Center to help better inform students.

The club’s intentions for this forum were to engage civic-minded students so they become active in the democratic process.

Attendees of each party included Laura Palmer of the Texas Green Party, Michael Bergsma from the Nueces County Republican Party and Teresa Klein from the Nueces County Democratic Party.

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Meagan Falcon is currently a double major in Digital Media and Journalism at Del Mar College. She has been a writer for the paper since Fall 2014. In Spring 2015, she then became the Foghorn’s Web editor only to rise up in Fall of 2015 as the Associate editor as well as being the Web editor. Her job as Web editor is to manage all of the Foghorn’s social media. She maintains and keeps active the paper’s Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and website. You can reach Meagan at mfalcon@foghornnews.com and follow her on Twitter @meaganfalcon.

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