Penn Nats 2014 Octofinals: Rutgers LM v. Bates BS

Case: When asked by Germany to open up a second front again Russia during WWII, Japan should have done so. Gov: Rutgers LM PM: Sean Leonard MG: Quinn Maingi Opp: Bates BS LO: Taylor Blackburn MO: Matt Summers [expand title=”Results” notitle=”true” trigclass=”arrowright”]Rutgers LM won on a 2 – 1 decision.[/expand] Thanks to Bates for the […]

F&M Pro-Ams 2014 Quarterfinals: Rutgers Berlin Wall of Rhetoric v. AU/GW End of an Era

Case: On balance, performance narratives are good for debate. Gov: Rutgers Berlin Wall of Rhetoric PM: Vidhaath Sripathi MG: Sean Leonard Opp: AU/GW End of an Era LO: Dan Cobos MO: Andrew Bowles [expand title=”Results” notitle=”true” trigclass=”arrowright”]AU/GW End of an Era won on a 3 – 0 decision.[/expand] Thanks to Dan Cobos for the recording.

Columbia 2013 Semifinals: Brandeis EA v. Swarthmore A

Case: Idealistic portrayals of women in power roles on televesion are preferable to realistic portrayals. Gov: Brandeis EA PM: Megan Elsayed MG: Shira Almeleh Opp: Swarthmore A LO: Griffin Olmstead MO: David Mok-Lamme [expand title=”Results” notitle=”true” trigclass=”arrowright”]Brandeis EA won on a 4 – 1 decision.[/expand] Thanks to Dave Kopel for the recording.

Albany 2014 Semifinals: Yale LW v. Yale CL

Case: On balance, at the time, the American colonies should not have seceded from the British Empire. Gov: Yale LW PM: Megan Wilson MG: Evan Lynyak Opp: Yale CL LO: Diana Li MO: Nick Cugini [expand title=”Results” notitle=”true” trigclass=”arrowright”]Yale CL won on a 3 – 2 decision.[/expand]  Thanks to Dave Kopel for the recording.

American II 2014 Finals: GW Unfunded Man-Date v. Yale/Harvard Hybrid

Case: The United States, through the Coalition Provisional Authority, ought not have disbanded the Iraqi Army following the 2003 invasion. Gov: GW Unfunded Man-Date PM: Andrew Bowles MG: Tyler Arnold Opp: Yale/Harvard Shanghai Bicycle Club LO: Joanna Zheng MO: Shomik Ghosh [expand title=””Results”” notitle=””true”” trigclass=””arrowright””]GW Unfunded Man-Date won on a 4 – 3 decision.[/expand] Thanks […]

Maryland 2013 Semifinals: Yale Mango Juicers v. Brown Fedayen

Case: As the founder and leader of a new religious group, you should make Mormon-style missions part of the doctrine of your group. Gov: Yale Mango Juicers PM: Eric Brooks MG: Zach Bakal Opp: Brown Fedayen LO: Alex Mechanick MO: Caleb Foote [expand title=”Results” notitle=”true” trigclass=”arrowright”]Brown Fedayen won on a 3 – 2 decision.[/expand] Thanks […]