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St. Mark’s College Preview Flyer!

Posted on October 15th, by Sarah Spring in Fun, General, Team Information. Comments Off on St. Mark’s College Preview Flyer!



Honors Policy Debate team argue merits of fracking – The Daily Cougar

Posted on October 2nd, by Sarah Spring in College Debate, Debate Pedagogy, Team Information. Comments Off on Honors Policy Debate team argue merits of fracking – The Daily Cougar

Jenny Reiss

Fracking is neither sustainable nor will it bridge the way towards renewable energy

Any environmental risk is reason enough to calm enthusiasm for natural gas, especially the process of hydraulic fracturing, also known as fracking. Fracking requires pumping toxic fluid into the ground at a pressure high enough to fracture shale rocks and release the natural gas inside. This process can cause water pollution, earthquakes, the destruction of aquifers and the elimination of natural landscapes.

Eric Lanning –

Hydraulic fracking will promote sustainability by bridging fossil fuels and alternative energy

One of the dilemmas of the debates about energy in the United States is the reality that no solution is perfect. There are upsides and downsides to any decision, and both traditional — fossil fuels — and alternative — renewable fuels — involve tradeoffs between cost and impact. With this in mind, … Read More »


The Best Web Tools for Debate Work — Policy Debate — Medium

Posted on August 20th, by Sarah Spring in College Debate, Debate Competition, Debate Pedagogy, General, Research, Team Information. Comments Off on The Best Web Tools for Debate Work — Policy Debate — Medium

The Best Web Tools for Debate Work — Policy Debate — Medium.

I love the internet and I love the ways it can make debate work more efficient and easier. Thus, I am constantly experimenting with different web tools to make debate work better.

Read more over at Medium!



Tips for rising seniors from college debate directors | HS Impact

Posted on August 19th, by Sarah Spring in College Debate, General, High School Debate, Team Information. Comments Off on Tips for rising seniors from college debate directors | HS Impact

A lot of good advice here, but this first tip strikes me as right on!

You don’t need to be a top level debater in high school to be successful in college debate. If you have any interest in trying college debate, try it. Many very successful college debaters had very limited high school careers.

via 10 tips for rising seniors from college debate directors | HS Impact.


There will be a quiz tomorrow

Posted on August 19th, by Sarah Spring in College Debate, Fun, General, Team Information. Comments Off on There will be a quiz tomorrow

Prizes will be awarded

Name these people –


Time Lapse Debate Work

Posted on August 19th, by Sarah Spring in Fun, General, Team Information. Comments Off on Time Lapse Debate Work

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Nick Brown Montage

Posted on August 8th, by Sarah Spring in College Debate, Fun, Team Information. Comments Off on Nick Brown Montage

Found this gem of coach Nick Brown, while searching for pictures of debate tubs on Google.

I love the internet.


Upcoming Team Events

Posted on August 6th, by Sarah Spring in General, Team Information. Comments Off on Upcoming Team Events

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Upcoming Team Events

Posted on July 23rd, by Sarah Spring in Team Information. Comments Off on Upcoming Team Events

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2013-2014 Topic

Posted on July 19th, by Sarah Spring in Debate Topics, Team Information. Comments Off on 2013-2014 Topic

Resolved: The United States Federal Government should substantially increase statutory and/or judicial restrictions on the war powers authority of the President of the United States in one or more of the following areas: targeted killing; indefinite detention; offensive cyber operations; or introducing United States Armed Forces into hostilities.





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Honors Policy Debate team argue merits of fracking – The Daily Cougar
Jenny Reiss Fracking is neither sustainable nor will it bridge the way towards renewable energy

Any environmental risk is reason enough to calm enthusiasm for...

And we’re off!

The team has departed, with Nader, for GSU. #GoCoogs

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