Monthly Archives: December 2014

Debate For All: An Intro to Debating Utilitarianism

by Shayne Walton Utilitarianism is a concept brought up by philosophers named John Stuart Mill and Jeremy Bentham in the 1700s and 1800s. The basis of this philosophy is to promote the greatest good for the greatest number of people. […]

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Wolf Pack Part 4: Team Utah Redux

In our first installment of the Wolf Pack series, we interviewed Liz Letak with regards to the efforts in Utah to foster more national circuit success. Liz Letak and Steve Knell helped create a family of Utah debaters called Team […]

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Marshall Thompson Hired as PDI Philosophy Director

Marshall Thompson will be the new Philosophy Director for PDI.

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Davis Labarre wins Strake (TX)

Elims Finals Northland Christian DL def. Westlake DB. Congrats to Davis Labarre for winning the Strake tournament and Drew Burd for reaching finals! Semis Northland DL def. Law Magnet DD (Dang, Cockroft, Harris) Westlake DB def. Cypress Falls KS (Sullivan, […]

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Graham Baker wins Blake (MN)

The Blake tournament takes place this weekend, check back for live results right here!

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CPS (CA) — Peninsula Closes Out

Tournament Info Location: College Prep School, Oakland Bid Level: Quarters Pool: 119 Entries Last Year’s Result: Loyola CK def Peninsula AJ 2-1 (*Smith, Amestoy, Graham) Pairings and Results Peninsula AT and AJ close out. Semis Peninsula AJ def Miramonte TK […]

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Coaches Poll Top 25 — December 15

The following are the results of the third Coaches Poll for 2014! Congratulations to Varun Bhave and Pranav Reddy for sharing the title of #1 in the nation this month! Each debater received 25 points for a 1st place vote, 24 […]

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Free Briefs Out Tomorrow!

Briefs for the January/February topic will be released tomorrow!

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Millard North closes out Dowling.

Live Results Finals Millard North GB (Grant Brown) and PK (Priya Kukreja) close out. Semis Millard North GB def Oxbridge NV Millard North PK def Theodore Roosevelt EW Quarters Valley GS v Millard North GB Oxbridge NV v Sioux Falls […]

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Isidore Newman (LA)

Live Results Finals Greenhill BE (Bennett Eckert) def. Northland Christian DL (Davis Labarre). Congrats to Bennett Eckert on winning the Isidore Newman tournament! Semifinals Greenhill BE v Greenhill VA Northland Christian DL def. Durham Academy DB Quarterfinals Northland Christian DL def. Stony […]

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