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The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

The Student News Site of Harvard-Westlake School

The Harvard-Westlake Chronicle

Debaters compete in tournament

Jessica Spitz April 30, 2014

Annie Kors ’14, Shelby Heitner ’14, Cameron Cohen ’16 and Nick Steele ’16 competed in the Tournament of Champions in Lexington, Kentucky April 26-28. Kors was the only debater to clear the preliminary...

Debaters compete, place at tournaments nationally

Jessica Spitz February 12, 2014

Debaters competed in a tournament at Stanford University Feb 7-9 and received numerous recognitions. Annie Kors ’14 finished the preliminary rounds as the top seed and advanced to the semifinals, also...

Senior takes first place in debate

Jessica Spitz December 18, 2013

Shelby Heitner ’14 won the 2013 Alta Silver and Black Invitational debate tournament Dec. 7. Heitner, along with Cameron Cohen ’16, William Gingold ’14, Dario Madyoon ’17 and Nick Steele ’16...

Senior debater ranks in Texas tournament

Su Jin Nam September 25, 2013

Debater Annie Kors ’14 won sixth speaker in the Greenhill Fall Classic, which was held in Greenhill, Texas, Sept. 16. Kors dropped in octofinals, the round of sixteen, after going 5-1 in preliminary...

Junior organizes anti-sexism group

Noa Yadidi May 29, 2013

After Annie Kors ’14 ran a case in an open demonstration debate about how debaters should be more sensitive with what they argue in rounds and more sensitive with the words they use, she overheard a...

7 qualify to debate at championship for top 75 in U.S.

Claire Goldsmith April 24, 2013

Seven members of the varsity Lincoln-Douglas debate team, the most from any school in the country, have qualified for the Tournament of Champions. The TOC, held this weekend at the University of Kentucky,...

Stanford hosts debaters

Claire Goldsmith February 13, 2013

Nine debaters competed at the Stanford Invitational Speech & Debate Tournament in Palo Alto Feb. 8-11. Shelby Heitner ’14 and Tommy Choi ’14 advanced to the double and triple octafinal rounds,...

Debaters advance to elimination rounds at Las Vegas tournament

Claire Goldsmith February 4, 2013

All six debaters who competed at the Golden Desert Invitational Debate Tournament in Las Vegas Feb. 2-4 made it to the elimination rounds of the tournament and five won speaker awards. Julie Engel '14...

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