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
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Two teams attended the University of Central Oklahoma tournament this weekend in Oklahoma City. The team of Matt Sweeney and Charles Hoag reached the quarterfinal round and finished Fifth in the tournament. They lost their quarterfinal debate to eventual tournament champion Kansas State University. Matt Sweeney was the #10 speaker in the tournament while Charles Hoag was #12. The team of Aaron Fishbone and Shawn Wilkerson finished with a 2-4 record.
The LDU-sponsored website, DEBATE CENTRAL, is now the largest and most used debate website in the world. The site has been averaging over 15,000 hits a day for the last month. It has many new features and much new content which interested people might want to check out. Find out why so many people, from over 72 nations, use this site.
Main Page http://debate.uvm.edu
Extensive library of over 90 streaming video instructional materials and debates http://debate.uvm.edu/watch.html
New searchable archive of tournament invites, results, arguments, and organizational news http://list.uvm.edu/archives/edebate.html
New and updated World Debate Institute site http://debate.uvm.edu/wdi.html
LDU President -
LDU VP - Greta Lockwood
Greta Lockwood is
the topic coordinator for this program.
Channel 15, Burlington - 12:30 PM Wed, 10:30 PM Thur, 1 PM Sat.
NEXT TAPING SUNDAY 11/26: PRISONS, CONSUMERISM
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
November 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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