Recently I've noticed an increasing number of stories coming into my google reader where universities and colleges are cutting their debating team in order to maintain, or increase, funding to other societies.  I think this is a shameful short sighted policy. 
April 12, 2010
Trinity College Dublin (Ireland) have won the 2010 HWS IV In the Final they defeated Sydney (Australia), Cornell (USA), Queens (Canada).


Motion

Finals
THW ban genetic selection to prevent homosexual children.
Round 5
THW allow jurors to question witnesses.
Round 4
THBT people born without sexual desire would be better off.
Round 3
Corporations should not be allowed to give campaign donations.
Round 2
THBT nuclear powers should cede the power of launch to an international body.
Round 1
April 05, 2010
Steve at http://progymna.blogspot.com/ has posted a couple of articles about recent workshops on the Irish Times debating format that were held in St John's.  This was part of the annual tour of the Irish Times Winners to North America. 

If you want to read the articles with an independent view of this unique Irish Format then visit http://progymna.blogspot.com/
April 05, 2010
Trinity College Dublin (Ireland) have won the 2010 HWS IV In the Final they defeated Sydney (Australia), Cornell (USA), Queens (Canada).


Motion

Finals
THW ban genetic selection to prevent homosexual children.
Round 5
THW allow jurors to question witnesses.
Round 4
THBT people born without sexual desire would be better off.
Round 3
Corporations should not be allowed to give campaign donations.
Round 2
THBT nuclear powers should cede the power of launch to an international body.
Round 1
April 05, 2010
Steve at http://progymna.blogspot.com/ has posted a couple of articles about recent workshops on the Irish Times debating format that were held in St John's.  This was part of the annual tour of the Irish Times Winners to North America. 

If you want to read the articles with an independent view of this unique Irish Format then visit http://progymna.blogspot.com/
April 05, 2010
The Michigan State University (Carly Wunderlich and Eric Lanning) won the US National Debate Tournament with a 5-0 decision over Northwestern (Matt Fischer and Stephanie Spies).  The tournament was held in Berkeley, California. Emory University were the top ranked team for the season, winning the Copeland Award. Stephen Weil from Emory was top speaker in the tournament.
March 26, 2010
The Michigan State University (Carly Wunderlich and Eric Lanning) won the US National Debate Tournament with a 5-0 decision over Northwestern (Matt Fischer and Stephanie Spies).  The tournament was held in Berkeley, California. Emory University were the top ranked team for the season, winning the Copeland Award. Stephen Weil from Emory was top speaker in the tournament.
March 26, 2010

Invitation to the 2010 IDEA International Tournament of Champions

February 23, 2010

Invitation to the 2010 IDEA International Tournament of Champions

February 23, 2010
The field for the 2010 HWS / IDEA Round Robin has been set.
AthensGreece
CambridgeEngland
February 17, 2010

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