Summer 2021 Staff List!

NSD is pleased to announce our first round of faculty hires for summer 2021 sessions, and you can expect to see additional hiring rounds this month. We are excited to work with you this summer! If you...

A Statistical Study of Side Bias on the 2021 January-February Lincoln-Douglas Debate Topic by Sachin Shah

Over the course of the 2019-2020 season, a pattern of negative side bias was statistically observed. More recently, online debate tournaments were found to have a negative side bias [1]. The relevant question...

A Statistical Analysis of the Impact of the Transition to Online Tournaments in Lincoln-Douglas Debate by Sachin Shah

Introduction The COVID-19 pandemic has shifted the way Lincoln-Douglas tournaments operate. Instead of traveling to in-person tournaments, prepping in school cafeterias, or packing into elimination rooms...

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Summer 2021 Staff List!

NSD is pleased to announce our first round of faculty hires for summer 2021 sessions, and you can expect to see additional hiring rounds this month. We are excited to work with you this summer! If you haven’t...

Lake Highland Announces Round Robin Field

The competitors for the 2020 Lake Highland Preparatory Round Robin have been released. The tournament will take place January 3rd and 4th in Orlando, Florida. Joanne Park – Archbishop Mitty (CA)Tej Gedela – Enloe HS...

Unsung Hero: Mari Ruti

Mari Ruti is a professor of critical theory and of gender and sexuality studies. She is a contemporary critical theorist, heavily influenced by Jacques Lacan, interested in the relationships between critical theory and...

NSD Poll 10/8

Check out Facebook for our latest poll! Do you have a hard time balancing schoolwork and debate? Vote “Yes/Kinda” or “No/Not really” and comment some tips for balancing the workload! Check out...