of Edwin is the weekly newsletter of the Edwin Lawrence Debate Union
at the University of Vermont, an endowed co-curricular program which
trains students in debating and sponsors national competition and community
events. Alfred C. Snider is the Director. 802-656-0097 voice, 802-238-8345
mobile, 656-4275 fax, firstname.lastname@example.org
email, and http://debate.uvm.edu/ldu.html
The New York Urban Debate League, a consortium of over 30 inner city NYC high schools in cooperation with the Open Society Institute and the IMPACT Coalition, staged its first tournament this last weekend. 82 teams participated. Alfred Snider did pairing and tabulation and Casey Gervais and Sarah Snider attended as judges. The LDU has a long relationship with UDLs nationally, and hundreds of these students have attended the World Debate Institute. Many students this last weekend indicated their interest in attending UVM.
Debate and argument training texts, huge number of instructional videos, and more available at the LDU website, DEBATE CENTRAL, the largest and most comprehensive debate website in the world.
TEAMS: FISHBONE-WILKERSON, SWEENEY-HOAG, GERVAIS-PARMETT, PAGAN-KNOPS, ROBINSON-LANGSWIERDT, MARTY-CAMPBELL, SILLIN-YADAV, SOVEREL-RODRIQUEZ, WITNEY-CROWELL, NILSIN-MOSS, MARTIN-MARVIN, TREBILCOCK-KELLEY, GREENMAN-HURLEY, PESATURO-O'CONNOR
NEED PARTNERS: CHARTAN, LUNTZ, PHIPPEN, McDONALD
LDU President -
LDU VP - Greta Lockwood
McDonald and Parmett are signed up. Waiting for more.
Greta Lockwood is
the topic coordinator for this program.
#219 Reparations for Slavery & #220 Youth Trends were taped.
Next taping is in mid-October
Resolved: that the United States Federal Government should substantially increase its development assistance, including increasing government to government assistance, within the Greater Horn of Africa.
THE PLANNED TOURNAMENT
September 30-1 Rochester all
October 7-8 West Point all 13-15 Lewis and Clark varsity 21-22 UVM Novice/JV all 28-30 Harvard varsity
November 3-5 Central Oklahoma v-jv 11-12 Binghamton all 18-19 Columbia University all 17-20 Wake Forest varsity
January 2-7 KC Swing a few 19-21 Miami (Fla) varsity
February 3-4 Vermont all 10-11 Cornell all 17-19 Heart of America varsity 23-24 East Regionals at BC all
March 3 VT HS States 7-8 Towson all 24-27 CEDA Nationals a few 29-2 NDT Nationals qualifiers only
1999-2000 Record: 376-349 52%
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