At our first-ever Politifest in September, we held the Idea Tournament to find out who had the best idea for improving San Diego. The winner was Christopher Yanov, who dreamed up an idea for a new university on the border. His hope: that the shared space would open up a new cross-border understanding.

If you weren’t there, now you can follow along as some of the smartest people around pitched their visions. Here’s the stream from Twitter chronicling the contest.

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Dagny Salas was web editor at Voice of San Diego from 2010 to 2013. She was an investigative fellow at VOSD from 2009 to 2010.

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