University of South Dakota holds forum on democracy, incivility

The forum will give political science students the chance to discuss democracy and incivility.
The forum will give political science students the chance to discuss democracy and incivility. | shutterstock
The University of South Dakota (USD) recently hosted a Farber Forum on Democracy and Incivility.

The forum was held in Farber Hall of Old Main on Oct. 27 from 4-5 p.m.

The event gave political science students the opportunity to discuss the political climate the country is currently facing as well as incivility in the democratic process.

USD Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences and professor of political science Matthew Moen led the discussion.

Topics that were discussed during the forum include the incivility in social media, nonpartisan elections, the bias that exists during debates and in the media, statehouse reporting and college students and incivility.

The student panel consisted of Cash Anderson, Cate Dougherty, Stephen Gemar, Chelsea Gilbertson, Taylor Gubbrud, Ann Madsen and Gabby Metzger. Research was provided by Casey Matthiesen.

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