SWITCH SIDE DEBATE- A DOUBLE EDGED SWORD BY SEAN WALLACE

Content Warning: This article discusses structural violence, specifically concerning queer bodies, and brief mentions of sex trafficking and gender dysphoria. A new PF season is upon us, and with it comes a new Septober topic: “Resolved: The United States Federal Government should enact the Medicare-For-All Act of 2019.” With this topic, throughout the camps, we’ve…

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NOTES TO OUR NOVICES

Last week, we asked the debate community for notes of advice, encouragement, and empowerment to publish for this year’s novices. Here are some of the amazing notes! While they were written for novices, they have great advice for everyone. Click on a notecard to expand its size. Note: The Beyond Resolved blog reflects the ideas…

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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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