Lynn University http://blog.wlrn.org en Obama's Florida Body-Double In D.C. For Inauguration http://blog.wlrn.org/post/obamas-florida-body-double-dc-inauguration <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Among the throngs of people gathered at the National Mall to watch today's inauguration ceremony is Boca Raton's "President Obama."</span></p><p>That would be Lynn University student Eric Gooden.&nbsp; Last fall, the 24-year-old senior served as a stand-in for the President during Lynn University's final preparations for the presidential debate in late October.</p> Mon, 21 Jan 2013 16:30:00 +0000 Christine DiMattei 7986 at http://blog.wlrn.org Obama's Florida Body-Double In D.C. For Inauguration What Obama And Romney Didn't Say At The Foreign Policy Debate http://blog.wlrn.org/post/what-obama-and-romney-didnt-say-foreign-policy-debate <p>The elephants <em>not&nbsp;</em>in the room at Monday night's final presidential debate at Lynn University?</p><p>Hugo Chavez and the Castro brothers.&nbsp;</p><p>President Obama and Mitt Romney barely touched on our own hemisphere, sticking mostly to the Middle East and China in a debate that may be most remembered here for what wasn't discussed.</p> Tue, 23 Oct 2012 18:19:06 +0000 Phil Latzman 3387 at http://blog.wlrn.org What Obama And Romney Didn't Say At The Foreign Policy Debate Debate Takeaway: Little Daylight Between Obama, Romney http://blog.wlrn.org/post/lynn-university-debate-takeaway-little-daylight-between-obama-romney In at least one sense, the final presidential debate of the year looked a lot like the previous ones between Mitt Romney and President Obama.<p>Regardless of what they were asked, each offered talking points he had prepared and was determined to make. The candidates, not moderator Bob Schieffer of CBS News, set both the tone and the pace of the debate.<p>That included switching gears far from the nominal subject of Monday's debate in Boca Raton, Fla., which was foreign policy. Tue, 23 Oct 2012 10:54:58 +0000 editor 3364 at http://blog.wlrn.org Debate Takeaway: Little Daylight Between Obama, Romney In Final Debate: Some Sparks, But Also Points Of Agreement http://blog.wlrn.org/post/live-blog-obama-romney-square-final-debate Foreign policy proved to be a subject that kept the tone mostly substantive tonight in the third and final debate between President Obama and Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney before the Nov. 6 election.<p>While the president was the more aggressive of the two, sometimes interrupting his opponent and several times forcefully challenging things that Romney said, for the most part the discussion was tough but civil. Mon, 22 Oct 2012 23:16:00 +0000 Mark Memmott 3361 at http://blog.wlrn.org In Final Debate: Some Sparks, But Also Points Of Agreement Little-Known Florida School Hopes For Presidential Debate Bump http://blog.wlrn.org/post/little-known-florida-school-hopes-presidential-debate-bump Whenever 19-year-old Robbie Walsh tells friends and family back home in Maryland that he goes to Lynn University, they do a double-take.<p>"They go, 'Lynn University? What?'" he says. "Then I have to tell them it's in Boca Raton, Florida, and a lot of them say, 'Oh, FAU,' or 'The University of Miami.'"<p>Many of Lynn's students and faculty who gather at the campus cafe say they hear that sort of thing all the time. But university spokesman Joshua Glanzer says a new T-shirt showing up on campus gives it right back.<p>"The front of the T-shirt says ... Mon, 22 Oct 2012 10:07:04 +0000 Christine DiMattei 3283 at http://blog.wlrn.org Little-Known Florida School Hopes For Presidential Debate Bump Politics Tuesday: Debates Matter, Especially in Florida http://blog.wlrn.org/post/politics-tuesday-debates-matter-especially-florida <p></p><div><div><p>President Obama and Mitt Romney meet in their second presidential debate tonight in Hempstead, NY. Then, Boca Raton becomes the center of the political universe next Monday, October 22 when Lynn University hosts the final encounter between the two candidates before election day.</p><p></p> Tue, 16 Oct 2012 18:35:17 +0000 Phil Latzman 2976 at http://blog.wlrn.org Politics Tuesday: Debates Matter, Especially in Florida