Congratulations to Sreya Pattipati and Ryan Jiang of Corona Del Sol for winning the 48th New York City Invitational. In finals, CDS defeated Poly Prep Country Day’s Noah Kaye & Daniel Fernandez on a 4-1 decision (Osman, Zheng, Rubin, Lu, Gallegos*). The following teams won bids to the 2019 Tournament of Champions: Acton Boxborough Independent […]
Congratulations to Cinco Ranch’s Anuraag Routray & Aatreya Tewary for winning the 2018 Bellaire Forensic and Debate Tournament. Full pairings and results can be found here.
Congratulations to Harvard Westlake’s Ari Davidson for winning The Heart of Texas Invitational. In finals, Ari defeated Greenhill’s Anna Meyers on a 2-1 decision (Berdugo, Bankey, Morrow*). Congratulations to Anderson’s Sesh Joe for being top speaker. Full results and pairings can be found here.
Congratulations to Byram Hills’ Lindsey Perlman and Lake Highland Prep’s Julia Wu from for closing out the 2018 New York City Invitational Debate and Speech Tournament at Bronx Science. In semifinals, Julia Wu defeated Santa Monica’s Rex Evans on a 3-0 decision (Chippada, Gorthey, Zhou) and Lindsey Perlman defeated Walt Whitman’s Benjamin Waldman on a 3-0 decision […]
Congratulations to Halstrom Academy’s Ronak Ahuja for winning the 2018 Voices Round Robin. In finals, Ronak defeated Dougherty Valley’s Kavin Kumaravel on a 3-0 decision (Dosch, Totz, Sussman). Full results and pairings can be found here.
Congratulations to Santa Monica’s Rex Evans for winning the 2018 Presentation Voices Invitational. In finals, Rex defeated Mountain View’s Varun Paranjpe on a 3-0 decision (Dosch, Santos, Vepa). Congratulations to Varun for also being top speaker. Full results and pairings can be found here.
Congratulations to Roshni Varma & Darya Kaviani of the Archbishop Mitty for winning the 2018 Presentation Voices Invitational. In finals, Archbishop Mitty defeated Emma Kwan & Ashley Cai of Los Altos on a 2-1 decision (Le, Ismail, Karpouzis*). The following teams received bids to the 2019 Tournament of Champions: Archbishop Mitty KV Dougherty Valley BR […]
The 2018 November/December Lincoln-Douglas Debate Topic is, Resolved: In a democracy, the public’s right to know ought to be valued above the right to privacy of candidates for public office. Topics
The 2018 November/December Public Forum Debate Topic is, Resolved: The United States federal government should impose price controls on the pharmaceutical industry. Topics
Two Cents is back at it again – this time, we’ll be covering the first ever November-December PF Topic Area: Healthcare. Contributing to this article are Carlyn Yang (Plano West, UT Austin) and Lee Place (Trinity Prep, UC Berkeley). Here are the NSDA’s topic choices: OPTION 1 – Resolved: The United States should establish a national […]