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Wash U College Republicans Host Former AG Gonzales

November 16th, 2007 by mopns · No Comments

From Student Life:

By Sam Guzik

Former U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales announces his resignation from the Bush administration on August 27, 2007 in Washington, D.C.  Gonzales will be speaking at Wash. U. in February as a part of the SU Speaker Series.

Media Credit: MCT

Former U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales announces his resignation from the Bush administration on August 27, 2007 in Washington, D.C. Gonzales will be speaking at Wash. U. in February as a part of the SU Speaker Series.

Earlier this week, the Student Union Treasury approved funds to bring beleaguered former attorney general Alberto Gonzales to speak on campus next semester.

College Republicans, the primary sponsor of the event, appealed for $10,000 to augment funding of $25,000 from the SU speaker series budget.

In their presentation at Treasury on Tuesday night, the College Republicans outlined how bringing Gonzales to campus will promote political awareness and discourse on campus-especially because he is so controversial.

According to SU President Neil Patel, Washington University will be one of Gonzales’ first speaking appearances since he stepped down as attorney general. Read more…

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