Monday, February 6, 2012

UIS Democrat and Republican leaders share united home front

Getting Republicans and Democrats to get along isn't easy, but two UIS students are showing them how it's done.

Zach Watkins
and Sean Miller are both presidents for the opposing views, but have been roommates for the past two years. They get along, and use their passionate opinions to grow.

''Obviously people have their own beliefs, but people have to compromise. That's something that's not done in Capitol Hill or in Congress here in Illinois. I think if they would just learn to talk to each other, they'd come to a better collective idea,'' said Watkins.

The two have organized several events on campus, and plan on living together until graduation.

WCIA-TV featured the roommates in an February 4, 2012, broadcast.

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