Category: BLOG

ARE FEMXLE STUDENTS IN PUBLIC FORUM STYLE DEBATE LESS LIKELY TO BE RECORDED? (Study by Anika Seth, Karina Samuel, and Mac Hays)

The following is a paper by Anika Seth (Montgomery Blair ’21), Karina Samuel (North Broward ’22) and Mac Hays (Durham ’20). The study uses all publicly available recordings from the Tournament of Champions, and researches the underrepresentation of womxn debaters at the TOC on YouTube by observing, if any, a difference in prevalence of debates…

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SPEAK UP: TO THE PART OF THE SPEECH AND DEBATE COMMUNITY THAT HAS STAYED SILENT BY ANOUK YEH

Dear Speech and Debate Community, I started speech and debate when I was in the seventh grade. I don’t remember when I started becoming obsessed with the activity, but I  know that  it was always the fearlessness of the community I was drawn to. As an Asian American, speech and debate felt like the only…

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DIY DEBATE MEMORY BOX

By Esme Longley With the coronavirus shock cancelling the few remaining tournaments, many of us seniors have reached the end of our debate careers. Personally, I was not ready to say goodbye to the empowerment, the argumentation, the community — even the prep. Inevitably, it was going to be over one day, but I had…

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