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UM Debates at Sunshine State Showdown

The University of Miami Debate Team began the debate season competing against students from The University of Florida and The University of Central Florida at the Sunshine State Showdown, hosted by UCF in Orlando on October 6-8. The UM Team of Freshmen Nicole Beckemeyer and…

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19 Oct 2017 Posted by brackman in Debate News no comments

UM Debate Wins in North Georgia

On September 25-26, The UM Debate Team traveled to Gainesville, Georgia to compete in the intercollegiate tournament hosted by The University of North Georgia. The tournament featured British Parliamentary style debate. In this style, debaters must be prepared to debate without files or prepared materials…

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18 Oct 2016 Posted by Sherman Hewitt in Debate News no comments

UM Debate Hosts Rwandan Debate Delegation

On Tuesday, September 20, for the second consecutive year, UM Debate hosted iDebate Rwanda in a public debate on the motion, “Aid to Africa Does More Harm Than Good.” Rwanda is a country in East Africa known for only one thing the 1994 genocide against…

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18 Oct 2016 Posted by Sherman Hewitt in Debate News no comments

Sunshine State Showdown

On October 1, the UM Debate Team sent its Policy Debaters to the campus of The University of Florida in Gainesville to compete against UF, UCF, and FSU in the Sunshine State Showdown. UDebate had an excellent showing with the team of Allana Persaud and…

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18 Oct 2016 Posted by Sherman Hewitt in Debate News no comments

UM Debate Escapes Prison With Top Awards

On September 29 – October 2, The UM Debate Team of Natacha Larnaud and Juliana Carvajal Yepes traveled to Salem, Oregon to compete in the 6th Annual Oregon State Penitentiary Capital Toastmaster’s Debate Tournament, held inside the Oregon State Penitentiary, a maximum security prison. The…

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18 Oct 2016 Posted by Sherman Hewitt in Debate News no comments

UM Debate Scores at first tournament

On September 18-21, the UM Debate Team traveled to Atlanta, Georgia to compete in the season opening intercollegiate debate tournament hosted by George State University. 167 two-person teams representing 37 Universities competed across three divisions in the tournament. In the Junior Varsity Division, the team…

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18 Oct 2016 Posted by Sherman Hewitt in Debate News no comments

Presidential Debate Watch, September 26, 2016

UM Debate hosted a debate watch for the first Presidential Campaign debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. 60 students, faculty members, and friends gathered in Shoma Hall to view the debate, play debate bingo, and react and discuss the debate.to view the debate, play…

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18 Oct 2016 Posted by Sherman Hewitt in Debate News no comments

UDebate is seeking to recruit new members

As the new academic year approaches, University of Miami Debate Team is starting to prepare for its tournament season. We are actively recruiting both novice and experienced debaters to join us in the fall. Interested students can stop by our table during the upcoming CanesFest…

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06 Sep 2016 Posted by Sherman Hewitt in Debate News no comments