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Ari Davidson '19 and debate coach Jasmine Stidham pose for a picture at the University of Kentucky. Credit: Jessa Glassman/Chronicle

Six debaters reach elimination rounds at annual Tournament of Champions

Casey Kim May 2, 2019

Six members of the debate team reached elimination rounds at the Tournament of Champions in Lexington, Kentucky, from April 27-29. Samantha McLoughlin ’21, Jaya Nayar ’20, Alexandra Mork ’20,...

Debaters accept the first place prize at the Meadows Invitational in Las Vegas, where Chronicle Assistant Opinion Editor Jessa Glassman ’20 and Jaya Nayar ’20 closed out. Photo printed with permission of Jessa Glassman.

Debaters complete season with record number of bids, prepare for the TOC

Emma Shapiro March 21, 2019

Members of the varsity debate team received a record number of 58 bids for the Tournament of Champions which is a national debate competition hosted in Lexington, KY over April 27-29. Jaya Nayar ’20...

Debaters start season with a series of wins and bids to TOC

Ethan Lachman and Celine Park October 5, 2018

With seven bids, the debate team solidified its spot as the top team in the country thus far. The team started the month off at the Loyola Invitational for Lincoln Douglas Debate on Sept. 7-9, in which...

Chronicle staff writer Alexandra Mork ’20 gives a rebuttal speech during a practice debate round. Mork received two bids, one at the Meadows Tournament in Las Vegas and one at the Damus Tournament which is held at the Upper School.  Photo credit: Sophie Haber

Debate team gets most bids

Sophie Haber November 20, 2017

The debate team is leading the nation with 19 bids to the Tournament of Champions. Jaya Nayar '20, Spencer Paul '19, Lauren Morganbesser '19, Jake Davidson '19, Chronicle assistant opinion editor Vishan...

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