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Fireside Debates Hosted by Speech and Debate Team 
and Associated Students

Oroville, Calif. The Butte College Speech and Debate Team and the Butte College Associated Students continue their semester tradition of Fireside Debates. On April 24 and 29, 2014 at the Butte College main campus in the Campus Center Lounge students will go head to head to debate important campus topics. This semesters' event is designed to engage students in the debate process as well as educate students on the controversy surrounding priority registration and provide a platform to learn about student government candidates. Each debate will be followed by a question and answer forum where audience members can participate by submitting questions or comments to the debate panel. The Associated Students anticipate involvement from both students, faculty and administration from the college. This event series is free to all and will include beverages and light snacks.

Debate Schedule:

April 24 from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m., Priority Registration

  • Who, if anyone, should have access to this privilege when registering for classes at Butte College. The pros and cons of implementing a priority registration process will be debated.

April 29 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m., Student Government Candidate Forum

  • Meet current and future student government officers and hear what they have to say about representing students at Butte College. Attendees will have an opportunity to ask running candidates questions. The timing of this event coincides with student elections on April 29th and 30th.

The Butte College Associated Students strive to effectively represent student needs, keep students informed of student related issues, and promote cultural, social, and leadership opportunities for all students. For more information about this event please contact the Butte College Associated Students at (530) 895-2282. For more information about the Butte College Associated Students please visit,

Butte College | 3536 Butte Campus Drive, Oroville CA 95965 | General Information 530.895.2511

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