A Statistical Analysis Of Side-Bias On The 2019 September-October Lincoln Douglas Debate Topic by Sachin Shah

The 2019 September-October resolution brings another topic to ascertain if the pattern of a negative side-bias observed over the course of last year continues to hold. 2019 September-October Data Set...

Answering Ks with Katherine Fennell

Looking for introductory instruction or a review on responding to the K? NSD staff member and Philadelphia Assistant Co-Director Katherine Fennell utilizes a popular Kritik from the 2017-Jan/Feb Topic to...

Learning from College Debate by Brianna Aaron

Learning From College Debate Watching college debates was never really my “thing” as a high school debater. I was lucky enough as a high schooler to have had interaction with some of the smartest minds in the...

Category - Debate Commentary

The NSD Flagship Topic is Housing!

We are pleased to announce that the topic that we are going to debate at the NSD Flagship Institute is: Resolved: The United States ought to guarantee the right to housing. Students should feel free to begin doing...