Oak Cliff’s Paul Quinn College Preps to Host Former Prez Bill Clinton

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OAK CLIFF -- "We might have been ready to go for a field trip," laughed Michael Sorrell, president of Paul Quinn College, "But this is a little bit different level."

Yeah, Sorrell says he found out Friday afternoon that on Monday, his Oak Cliff school would host former President Bill Clinton.

"Basically, people have worked feverishly all weekend," Sorrell told NewsFix. "When you've got company coming over, you gotta clean up."

"Campus has been busy," said sophomore class president Kevin Lee.  "We've been setting up, you know, lighting, getting everything together."

"Our school has been around for 144 years," said student Elexis Evans. "We've never had a former or sitting president come visit our campus and speak to our students.  So this is a very historic moment."

Bill will be stumping for his wife Hillary, who's clearly gunning for the college vote - she was at Texas Southern University in Houston over the weekend.

So what issues are these young voters concerned about?

"Homelessness," said Lee.  "There are a lot of students on college campuses who are homeless."

"College debt," said sophomore Ryan Maxwell. "We always want to make this affordable for people who might not be as financially blessed as others."

Hillary has a long way to go before she'll get to tackle those issues. She's neck-and-neck with Bernie Sanders for the Democratic nomination.

Next (Super) Tuesday's Texas Primary could be a big deal for Clinton and Sanders, even though - let's face it - neither Democrat's likely to win the Lone Star State in November.

In the meantime, Bill's trying to become the first First Gentleman and it's a big day at Paul Quinn College.

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