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    BALA Debate

    To help students gain insight into the upcoming presidential elections, Queens College students and professors held a mock debate in Kiely Hall. to an audience of roughly 50 students. Two teams — comprised of a student-professor duo — were pit against one another; one represented Republican presidential candidate, Gov. Mitt Romney and the other, Democrat and incumbent President Barack Obama. Coordinated by the political science club and the business and liberal arts department, the debate was between BALA professors in place of the actual presidential candidates. The two teams consisted of Prof. David Leventhal and QC alumna Jacqueline Walpoe, debating on Obama’s behalf and Prof. Tim Rosen with student Joshua…