Augustana College will host a debate watch for people to gather and watch the first presidential debate of 2012 from 7:30-10 p.m. Wednesday in the Great Hall at Emmy Carlsson Evald Hall, 3601 7th Ave., Rock Island. 

The first debate between President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney will be aired at 8 p.m. from the University of Denver, focusing on domestic policy.