2 October 2001

News from Vermont Debate AKA The Voice 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. The newsletter is published every Tuesday during the school year and infrequently at other times. Alfred C. Snider is the Director. 802-656-0097 voice, 802-238-8345 mobile, 802-656-4275 fax, asnider@zoo.uvm.edu email, and http://debate.uvm.edu/ldu.html web site.
The LDU meets every Monday night at 6 PM at 475 Main Street.

FISHBONE-WILKERSON 4-4 AT KENTUCKY

Jackie Massey had the debaters in the field again this weekend. Aaron Fishbone & Shawn Wilkerson accompanied Jackie as they drove to Lexington, Kentucky for the Henry Clay Invitational, attended by over 125 teams from all over America. The team was 4-4 in the preliminary debates, going 2-2 on Saturday and 2-2 on Sunday. Fishbone, in a call home, confessed he should have debated better. Dartmouth College eventually defeated Berkeley in the final round to be tournament champion.


USA MILITARY ACTION IN AFGHANISTAN?
PUBLIC DEBATE TUESDAY, 10/16
MARSH LIFE SCIENCE 235 7 PM

The debate will feature a mix of professors and students. Cole will time. Hoag will moderate. Muradian will work on a poster. Charles Hoag is the coordinator and will handle the organization and publicity of the event. POSTERS AVAILABLE ON WEDNESDAY -- PLEASE TAKE THEM AND POST THEM PROPERLY. Brue, Marty, Gana, Sweeney, Murdian, Owusu are involved. Sweeney will do camera work.


UVM TO HOST TOURNAMENT OCTOBER 20-21, 2001

The LDU will host the Robert Huber Debates on Saturday and Sunday, October 20-21, 2001, on the UVM campus. The tournament will feature junior varsity and novice divisions. Lana Langsweirdt and Matt Sweeney are the coordinators of this event and will handle food and awards. The tournament will be sponsored by SAMBA so UVM teams can receive awards. UVM has 12 teams entered, AND WE DESPERATELY SEEK JUDGES! Contact Lana at llangswe@zoo.uvm.edu if you are interested in judging to help us out.

UVM TEAMS: Marty-Limprevil JV Owusu-Greenman JV Campbell-Pagan JV
Winn-Klein N Hill-Cole N Muradian-Myers N Brue-Gana N Kosow-Goralnick N Barucic-Massey N Fronheiser-Ganer N Ricker-Wright N Hellmuth-Grenier/Rounds N

UVM JUDGES: Langsweirdt, Sweeney, Gervais, Lockwood, Hoag, we need more!


FROM THE SQUAD MEETING...


MEETINGS AND EVENTS COMING UP....

Wed. 6:30 PM Novice Training Debate Brue-Gana Myers-Muradian with Lockwood & Owusu
Thur. 8:15 PM NOVICE TRAINING WITH HOAG -- ALL WELCOME


RESEARCH ASSIGNMENTS

Aaron Fishbone is the research director.

Arts & Crafts Cole, Language Marty, Nuclear Power Hoag, FBI Marty Langsweirdt Campbell, Whaling Limprevil Soverel, Taxation Hoag, Gaming Hoag, Clean Air Act Campbell, Chambers Trebilcock, NYU cites Trebilcock, Politics Hurley Hoag, S-word Hill.


FLASHPOINT TELEVISION SHOW

VILASA CAMPBELL IS THE TOPIC DIRECTOR.

10/6 taping session was Rich-Poor Gap and Changes due to Terrorism.
Panelists: Hoag, Myers, Muradian, Snider

Next taping session may be 10/27. Topics: Missile Defense, School of the Americas, Response to Terrorism

Channel 15, Burlington - Wednesday 12:30 PM, Thursday 10:30 PM, Saturday 1 PM
Also available at http://debate.uvm.edu/watchdiscussion.html


NEWS OF THE SUMMER

These stories and more from the Summer will be covered in the next few weeks, as soon as we have a dull week.


SQUAD MEETING
NEXT MONDAY, 6 PM
475 MAIN STREET

LOTS OF IMPORTANT ISSUES TO DEAL WITH!


OUR RECORD

2001-2002 SEASON

WINS

LOSSES

%

PREVIOUS

60

62

49.1%

KENTUCKY 4 4  

TOTAL

64

66

49.2%


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