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Wednesday

February 27, 2013 2:00 pm

Smith ’13 and Djang ’13 join the ‘elite of elite’ world debaters

Smith ’13 and Djang ’13 join the ‘elite of elite’ world debaters

“Breaking” at the world debate tournament is more impressive the more you learn about it.

Wednesday

July 1, 2009 10:35 am

Geoffrey Shaughnessy ’09 debates around the globe

When it came time for me to decide which college I’d attend, debate was certainly a factor. Of all the…

Friday

March 13, 2009 5:24 pm

Bates novice debaters triumph at Stanford tournament

First-year Bates students Colin Etnire of San Francisco and his partner Ian Mahmud of Milton, Mass., defeated a team from Yale University to win the novice division of the 2009 Stanford University Parliamentary Debate Tournament, held March 6 and 7 in Palo Alto, Calif.

Wednesday

February 25, 2009 12:42 pm

Bates debates Yale, hosts national parliamentary debate tournament

The Brooks Quimby Debate Council hosts an American Parliamentary Debate Association Tournament at Bates College. As tournament host, the Bates team won’t debate in this competition.To keep the squad limber, however, Bates team members will debate the Yale University team.

Friday

May 23, 2008 11:20 am

Tamara Wyche ’08 takes great heart and mind to law school

An ability to analyze complex situations, coupled with deep empathy, positions Tamara Wyche ’08 of Baltimore, Md., for a successful…

Wednesday

December 22, 2004 1:30 pm

Debate team takes on Oxford, Cambridge, the Worlds

“It has been a fantastic year,” said debate coach Bryan Brito. “Once again Bates debaters won the novice tournament, and we have trophied at virtually every tournament we have attended.”

Wednesday

January 28, 1998 11:49 am

Grand Rapids student debater advances at Oxford competition

Brooks-Quimby debater Liam D. Clarke of Grand Rapids, Minn., recently advanced as one of two undergraduates selected to the semifinal round of the Oxford Union Inter-Varsity Debating Competition in Oxford, England.