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ESU Debaters’ Urban Style Helps Win 2 National Titles

ESU Debaters’ Urban Style Helps Win 2 National Titles

The Associated Press State & Local Wire, April 4, 2013 For anyone who was there, or watching the video online, it sure looked like Ryan Wash was in full grip of his moment in history. The graduate of Kansas City’s Central High School had six minutes left in a two-hour debate to help his Emporia State University debate team do what had never been done before. Two black men, bringing

Emporia Wins CEDA & NDT!

From BND EMPORIA, KAN. — For anyone who was there, or watching the video online, it sure looked like Ryan Wash was in full grip of his moment in history. The graduate of Kansas City’s Central High School had six minutes left in a two-hour debate to help his Emporia State University debate team do what had never been done before. Two black men, bringing a fiercely personal style honed in

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78 Teams Qualified to the National Debate Tournament

Team District Emory PS 6 Emporia State SW 3 Georgetown AM 7 Harvard BS 8 Harvard DT 8 Mary Washington MM 7 Michigan AP 5 Michigan DH 5 Michigan State HR 5 Minnesota CE 4 Northwestern LV 5 Oklahoma CL 3 Oklahoma LM 3 Wake Forest BM 6 Wake Forest LM 6 West Georgia DF 6 USC PS 1 California-Berkeley PS-L 1 CSU-Fullerton MS 1 Arizona State RV 1 CSU-Fullerton

Idaho State University Debate Team finishes first at regional championship and qualifies for the National Debate Tournament; ISU prepares to host CEDA National Tournament

Idaho State University debaters Roger Copenhaver and Matea Ivanovic went undefeated and won first place at the Northwest District Tournament in Walla Walla, Wash., earning a trip to the National Debate Tournament, which determines intercollegiate debate champions each year. Matea Ivanovic and Roger Copenhaver finished first at the district debate tournament in Walla Walla, Wash., and qualified for the National Debate Tournament Copenhaver, of Seattle, and Ivanovic, of Boise, won

Two KU Debate team members qualify for National Debate Tournament

Kansan Melanie Campbell, senior, and Amanda Gress, sophomore, have qualified to compete at the National Debate Tournament in Ogden, Utah, March 28 to April 2. This is the 46th consecutive year that the University of Kansas will be represented at the tournament. Campbell and Gress won five of six debates at the Midwest region qualifying tournament held Feb. 22-24. This is the second year they have qualified for the national

Six Urban Debate League Alumns Earn First Round NDT Bids

From NAUDL: The NDT National Committee announced 2013 First Round At-Large Bids this past weekend and among the U.S.’s top 16 debate teams are six former urban debaters: Ryan Wash (Debate! Kansas City) from Emporia State; Elijah Smith (Jersey Urban Debate League) from Emporia State; Kevin Hirn (Chicago Debate League) from University of Michigan; Rashid Campbell (Bay Area Urban Debate League) from University of Oklahoma; and Damiyr Davis (New York