College Democrats vs. College Republicans Debate

The 5th Annual Debate – Moderated by Ralph Begleiter

Monday, May 11, 2009
Kirkbride 100
7-8:30 PM

Gay Marriage
Illegal Immigration
The Economy

Ralph Begleiter brings more than 30 years of broadcast journalism experience to the University of Delaware, where he teaches communication, journalism, and political science. During two decades as CNN’s “world affairs correspondent,” Begleiter was the network’s most widely-traveled reporter. He has visited some 95 countries on 6 continents.

UD Remains a Democratic Campus

According to data released today from the Blue Hen Poll, 2/3 of UD students identify themselves as Democrats. Additionally, of the 82.5% of UD students who voted in the 2008 presidential election, over 3/4 (76.9%) voted for Barack Obama.

The BHP was conducted by Dr. David C. Wilson who formerly worked for the Gallup Poll. The poll has 95% confidence and samples 2,500 UD students. 

Greenfest 2009

The College Democrats are proud to cosponsor Greenfest 2009. The College Dems have cosponsored this event for many years, and we are proud to join Students for the Environment in their commitment to green energy & green technology. Come visit the College Dems table!

Saturday, May 16, 2009 – THE NORTH GREEN
12:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Musical Performances From:
Mad-sweet Pangs
Spokey Speaky
61 North

Net Impact will be doing RECYCLE FOR A BICYCLE: bring in your recyclables and be entered into a raffle for a new bike

CLOTHING SWAP: bring your gently used clothing, accessories, books, etc. Even if you only bring in 1 item, you can still swap til you drop. All extra items will be donated to a refugee charity in Baltimore, MD.

TAP WATER CHALLENGE: Can you tell the difference between tap and bottled water?

FREE YOGA LESSONS brought to you by the Yoga Club.

Of course free food, tie-dying (organic tee’s this year!) and fun people.

2009-2010 Executive Board Elections

The College Democrats 2009-2010 Executive Board Elections will be held Thursday, May 14 at 6:00 PM. Elections will be held in Memorial 108. 

Executive Board positions:
  1. President
  2. Vice President
  3. Secretary
  4. Treasurer
  5. Director of Communications
  6. Director of Political Affairs
  7. Director of Development
For descriptions of each of these positions, see pages 4 and 5 of the College Democrats Constitution. Any member who has been to a College Democrats meeting or event may vote or run (including Obama Campaign events with the College Democrats in the fall.) Specific election details are outlined in the constitution.