Intro to Statistics and Evidence – Part I by Eli Hymson

The aim of this article is to equip debaters with some debate-applicable knowledge from the field of statistics. The list of subjects is nowhere near comprehensive but reflects a grab-bag of areas which have...

Tips for a virtual debate season!

We know we are entering new territory this season. Jayanne Forrest has offered 10 tips for doing your best during this debate season. Focus on clarity of your speeches more than you normally would. If you are...

A Statistical Analysis of Side-Bias on the 2020 January-February Lincoln Douglas Debate Topic by Sachin Shah

Over the course of the 2018-2019 season, a pattern of negative side-bias was statistically observed across that year’s topics. The 2020 January-February topic provides an opportunity to ascertain if the...

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2018 TOC At-Larges Announced

Congratulations to the following students for receiving an at-large bid to the 2018 Tournament of Champions: American Heritage’s Abhilash Datti Cambridge Rindge and Latin’s Martino Boni Beadle Edgemont’s Mina Lee...