Many who would not attend formal sessions stop to hear what is being said in the informality of a university's free speech area. Those students' questions can be asked and answered in this setting.
Newspaper articles about Bob's Open Forums
Christian apologist Siegel draws crowds
Nov. 1, 1996 The Willamette University Collegian
Speaker answers the tough questions
Oct. 25, 2001 The Daily Barometer, Oregon State University