Santa Monica’s Rex Evans and William G. Enloe’s Tej Gedela Co-Champion Stanford

Congratulations to Santa Monica’s Rex Evans and William G. Enloe’s Tej Gedela for championing the 2020 Stanford Invitational. In semifinals they defeated Harvard-Westlake’s Andrew Gong on a 3...

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...

Southlake Carroll’s Tarun Ratnasabapathy Champions Colleyville

Congratulations to Southlake Carroll’s Tarun Ratnasabapathy for championing the 2020 Colleyville Heritage Winter Invitational. In finals, Tarun defeated Cypress Woods’ Angela Zhong on a 3-0...

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Unsung Hero: Dr. Tiffany Lethabo King

Dr. Tiffany Lethabo King is an Assistant Professor of Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies at Georgia State University. Her research focuses on Black gender formation and sexuality in the African diaspora, critical...

Unsung Hero: Simon Gikandi

Simon Gikandi is Robert Schirmer Professor and Chair of English at Princeton University, where he is also affiliated with the Departments of Comparative Literature and African American Studies and the Program in African...

NSD LD Poll 11/12

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Which comes first? T or 1AR Theory?

Vote and check back next week for results! Check out our page for last week’s poll results!

NSDeep October responses

Thank you for all your submissions! These resemble a lot of the submissions we received last season around this time, so check out the NSDeep articles from last season too!  “Handling school and debate...

Unsung Hero: Donna Haraway!

Donna Haraway is a postmodern feminist theorist who writes about the intersection of gender, technology, and post humanism. She challenges the rigid dualisms that persist in Western society (ex. self/other, mind/body...

NSD Poll 10/29

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Generally, do you prefer to flip AFF or NEG in outrounds?

Vote “Defend the AFF” or “Fire NEG strats” and then comment why/why not?

Unsung Hero: Alexis Shotwell

Alexis Shotwell, Professor in Carleton University’s Department of Sociology and Anthropology, where she is cross-appointed with the Pauline Jewett Institute of Women’s and Gender Studies and the Department of Philosophy...

NSD Poll 10/22

Check out our latest poll on Facebook: Do you need debate advice?If your vote is yes, comment below in search for help OR just submit to NSDEEP! The October NSDeep will be answered next week: Vote “Yes” or...

Unsung Hero: Stephen Best

Professor Stephen Best, an English Associate Professor, an affiliated faculty member in the Department of Film and Media, and a member of the Critical Theory designated emphasis at UC Berkeley. Stephen Best’s work...