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The stage is set. On Oct. 4, Longwood University will host the U.S. Vice Presidential Debate with Tim Kaine and Mike Pence. Get the inside scoop on what it takes to host a debate and some of the changes on campus in anticipation of the big event.

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Macrae Hammond ’14 (M.S. ’15)
Behind the scenes of the unprecedented debate volunteer operation

It takes a small army of volunteers to host the Vice Presidential Debate–about 1,000 in total, including almost 700 students. The general of that army: a hyper-organized font of Lancer pride and bottomless energy named Macrae Hammond ’14 (M.S. ’15).

Photo by Michael Mergen, assistant professor of photography
Debate Countdown: Life On The Trail

Art 495: On The Campaign Trail is perhaps the most distinctive and remarkable of more than 30 courses on campus this fall that have been created or redesigned to incorporate debate themes.