“I’m not going to be close-minded and ignore what he has to say. College is a time to hear from people of all backgrounds and opinions.”
Student at Liberty University in Lynchburg, VA, shortly before listening to Democratic socialist presidential candidate Bernie Sanders speech there recently. Liberty University was founded by evangelist and conservative icon Jerry Falwell. The school, with 74,000 students, invites Democratic politicians and candidates to speak on occasion, including President Barack Obama, Vice President Joe Biden, and Hillary Clinton, according to CNN. But most don’t even reply, much less accept.