Columbia Grad School of Journalism Covers 2008 Service Nation Summit

Photo Credit - Joseph C. Lin Photo Credit - Alexandra Cheney

Welcome to Columbia Graduate School of Journalism's coverage of the 9/11/08 Obama-McCain Presidential Candidate's Forum on the Columbia University Campus.

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Thursday, September 11, 2008

Yeah! Yeah! Usher gets out the vote

Rapper Usher Raymond IV spoke at a press gallery at Low Library just now. He said the common goal between politicians, philanthropists and entertainers is to promote service. Usher, who looked smooth in a dark suit and sunglasses (it was an indoor event!), was flanked by three young men who are involved in youth-based service initiatives. When I asked him about the most important issue for young people in the upcoming election, the Yeah! singer replied simply that it was ?engaging young people?.

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