Monthly Archives: November 2014

Debate For All: OCI’s Part 1

Jargon Plank – Interpretations are composed of one or more planks that prescribe what practices should be allowed. With a bit of practice, you’ll know it when you see it. The interpretation: The aff must not read a plan has […]

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Live Results: Pranav Reddy wins The Glenbrooks

The 35th Edition of The Glenbrooks is underway.

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Debate For All: Poll and Recap #1

In case you’ve missed any of our recent articles, we’ve recapped them here. Vote in the poll!

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Debate For All: Framework Preparation

Framework Preparation Jargon Frontlines – These are pre-written responses against common objections to your case. Out – An out is just an argument you can leverage heavily to win a particular layer without too much discomfort. Word Economy – To […]

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Debate For All: Learning Philosophy

Learning Philosophy The path towards improving at framework debate is straightforward since millennia of philosophers have already done the heavy lifting. Reading a few of their books will push you far above the average circuit debater. While reading philosophy is […]

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Weekend Preview + Scouting Report: The Glenbrooks

15 of the top 25 debaters; 40 bid list debaters; one Hunger Games of a debate tournament.

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Wolf Pack Part 3: Nebraska

We thank Priya Kukreja for sitting down to talk about Nebraska debate.

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Live Results: Newark AF and Bronx ID Co-Champion Bump

Finals Newark Science AF and Bronx Science ID co-champion Bump. Bracket Semis Newark Science AF def Sacred Heart AT on a 2-1 (*Hertzig, Curtis, Elisetty) Bronx Science ID def Harrison SR on a 3-0 (Omoregie, Tirado, Li) Quarters Harrison SR def Hunter College […]

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Debate For All: Being “Sick With the Lay”

by Lawrence Zhou. What does it mean to be sick with the lay? It means mastering the difficult concept of judge adaptation. It means making arguments accessible to a wide range of audiences. It means mastering a balance of technical […]

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Util/Trutil with Tom Placido: RTBF in the US (Part 2)

Picking up where we left off, today’s installment of Util/Trutil will go over a few of the possible advantage areas offered by implementing the right to be forgotten (RTBF) in the US. In particular, we’ll be focusing on an economy […]

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