West Point 2014 Semifinals: AU A v. Harvard/Hopkins

Case: Does the majority of interpersonal violence arise from the general conditions of the natural world or something unique to humans? Opp chose general conditions of the natural world. Gov: AU A PM: Ashe Girard MG: Dan Cobos Opp: Harvard/Hopkins LO: Nathaniel Donahue MO: David Israel [expand title=””Results”” notitle=””true”” trigclass=””arrowright””]AU A won on a 3 […]

NYU 2014 Finals: AU A v. Harvard A

Case: You are the new leadership of a country in Africa. You gained power through a military coup and replaced a corrupt democracy with ties to the West. The conflict was bloody, and the country’s infrastructure was damaged. However, the country is rich in resources and the industry was largely unaffected. You represent the minority […]

Penn Nats 2014 Semifinals: *Private*

This round is privately available through the APDAweb forum. Please click on this link and log in to access the round. [expand title=”Results” notitle=”true” trigclass=”arrowright”]The opposition team won on a 4 – 1 decision.[/expand] Thanks to Brad Ewing for the recording.

GW I 2013-14 Finals: Harvard GZ v. Yale BB

Case: Should the film makers of Zero Dark Thirty have exaggerated the role torture played in the finding and killing of Osama Bin Laden? Gov: Harvard Chief Mango PM: Shomik Ghosh MG: Josh Zoffer Opp: Yale BB LO: Zach Bakal MO: Mike Barton [expand title=”Results” notitle=”true” trigclass=”arrowright”]Winner: Harvard Chief Mango, 5-0.[/expand]

Amherst 2014 Finals: Brandeis Navajo Blanket v. Yale CZ

Case: For the purposes of nominating a president, party primaries are preferable to party caucuses. Gov: Brandeis Navajo Blanket PM: Keith Barry MG: Russell Leibowitz Opp: Yale CZ LO: Nick Cugini MO: Henry Zhang [expand title=”Results” notitle=”true” trigclass=”arrowright”]Brandeis Navajo Blanket won.[/expand] Thanks to Amelia Berg for the recording.