On October 31, 2011, the Commission on Presidential Debates announced that Hofstra University will be the site of the second 2012 Presidential Debate. This is the second consecutive election that has had a debate hosted at Hofstra. “Hofstra University hosted the third and final presidential debate of the 2008 election cycle, between then Senator Barack Obama and Senator John McCain, on October 15, 2008,” according to a press release by the university. Hofstra University President Stuart Rabinowitz and many faculty members not attending so that all tickets will go to the students through a lottery process. I went around campus on Novermber 3 asking students how they plan to participate in the Debate 2012 process. Almost every student seemed very eager to get involved. Below is a link to the video.