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Baker Institute Student Forum — Fall Debate: The U.S. Government Shutdown

The Baker Institute Student Forum (BISF) hosted a debate featuring students from the Rice Conservative Forum and the Rice Young Democrats to discuss the question: Whose fault was the government shutdown?

Rice Conservative Forum Debaters
James Dargan, Zachary Birenbaum and Steven Moen

Rice Young Democrat Debaters
Nathan Joo, Tanya Rajan and Hira Baig

Rohini Sigireddi






Wed, Nov. 13, 2013
6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.
(GMT-0500) US/Central


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