Obama and McCain events at Xavier Thursday
Xavier Unity's College Democrats and the Students for Obama organization are hosting an event Thursday featuring a rapper and a movie actor, while the College Republicans plan to follow with a rally outside Cintas Center before the Xavier-Duquesne game.
Rapper Nick Cannon and actor Kal Penn (of "Harold and Kumar Go to White Castle") are touring Ohio college campuses for the Barack Obama campaign. They bring the show to Xavier's Gallagher Student Center Theater at 4:45 p.m. Thursday. Doors open at 4:15 p.m. All are welcome.
Not to be outdone, the College Republicans are staging a rally at 6 p.m. outside Cintas Center to show support for the presumptive Republican nominee, John McCain.
The rapper Cannon and the actor Penn will also do an Obama rally at the University of Cincinnati’s Zimmer Auditorium at 3 p.m. Thursday.