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Constitution Day to be observed with panel discussion, actors

Sept. 16

Period actors will distribute constitutional scrolls and a faculty panel will discuss views about interpreting the Constitution during a Constitution Day observance Friday, Sept. 16.

2011-09-19
Minnesota State University, Mankato Media Relations Office News Release [9-13-11]

Period actors will distribute constitutional scrolls and a faculty panel will discuss views about interpreting the Constitution during Minnesota State Mankato’s Constitution Day observance Friday, Sept. 16.

The discussion, featuring government faculty members Jeff Bumgarner, Scott Granberg-Rademacker and Fred Slocum, will be in Centennial Student Union Room 201 from 11 a.m. to noon. The event is free and open to students, faculty, staff and the public, and participants will receive a free copy of the Constitution as well as refreshments.

Bumgarner , Granberg-Rademacker and Slocum will discuss “Original Intent or Living Document – How Should We Interpret the Constitution?”

At noon Friday, Theatre majors Robb Krueger and Joey West – dressed as George Washington and James Madison – will distribute scrolls representing the Preamble to the Constitution in Centennial Student Union.

Constitution Day commemorates the formation and signing of the U.S. Constitution on Sept. 17, 1787. More information about the day is at http://www.constitutionday.com/.

Minnesota State Mankato, a comprehensive, doctoral university, is part of the Minnesota State Colleges & Universities system.

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