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UM Debate Hosts Rwandan Debate Team

Twenty-three years after experiencing a brutal civil war which, in a period of 100 days, took the lives of a million innocent people to Genocide, the nation of Rwanda is a new country, rebuilding itself with a remarkable story of overcoming its past.  In order…

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25 Oct 2018 Posted by brackman in Debate News no comments

#4 UM Debate Team Travels West

The UM Debate Team traveled west this weekend, with the British Parliamentary Team competing at Denver University, and the Policy Team competing at The University of Nevada at Las Vegas. The Parliamentary team finished out of the award rounds, but competed well against outstanding competition…

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25 Oct 2018 Posted by brackman in Debate News no comments

Champions! Again!! UM Debate Ranked #3 Nationally

The UM Debate Team collected yet another tournament championship by winning the Sweepstakes of the Chicken and Egg Debate Tournament hosted by the University of North Georgia from Sept. 29-30. Fourteen UM debaters traveled to Gainesville, Georgia to compete in British Parliamentary Debate. UM’s Spanish-language…

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04 Oct 2018 Posted by Michael Lester in Debate News no comments

UM Debate Wins 2018 Lafayette Debates!

On Sunday, April 8, Leandra Lopez and Julia Lynch, representing The University of Miami, defeated student debaters from École de Guerre, the French War School to win the 2018 Lafayette Debates.  The final round was held at the French Embassy in the United States.  Leandra…

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10 Apr 2018 Posted by brackman in Debate News no comments

The Penguin Debates

On November 3-5, The UM Debate Team traveled to San Rafael, California (10 miles north of San Francisco) to compete in the Penguin Debates hosted by Dominican University of California.  UM’s three British Parliamentary teams competed well, narrowly missing the cut into semifinals against competition…

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28 Nov 2017 Posted by brackman in Debate News no comments

UM Debate Begins Season with Championship

The University of Miami Debate Team started strong in Parliamentary Debate competition with the first-place sweepstakes award for the best overall squad performance at the tournament hosted by The University of North Georgia in Gainesville on October 14-15.  Four two-person teams represented The U at…

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19 Oct 2017 Posted by brackman in Debate News no comments