Streetcar Debate: Should the New York Islamic Cultural Center be Built Near Ground Zero? – Public Debate Dec. 8
EDITOR’S NOTE: This event is free and open to the public.
Should the New York Islamic Cultural Center be built near Ground Zero? This question has been the topic of much debate for many months. With everyone across the nation weighing in on the discussion, it comes as no surprise the Rutgers-Newark community wants its say, too.
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In the first of a three-part series of public debates called the Streetcar Debate Series, Rutgers-Newark students, faculty and staff will engage in spirited discourse concerning the pros and cons of the mosque-at-Ground-Zero issue.
Freshman Debater Carlos Astacio on the affirmative
Freshman Elijah Smith on the negative
Professor Mary Segers as moderator
(Includes active audience participation)
Thursday, December 8, 2010
Rutgers University in Newark, New Jersey
Paul Robeson Campus Center
350 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard – Robeson Art Gallery
Office of the Chancellor
Rutgers-Newark Debate Team
Abbott Leadership Institute
Jersey Urban Debate League
Stand and Deliver
For more information about the program, please contact Rutgers University Office of Communications in Newark, 973-353-5262.