Strake Jesuit’s Ben Erdmann champions Greenhill

Congratulations to Strake Jesuit’s Ben Erdmann for championing the 2020 Greenhill Fall Classic! In finals, Ben defeated Harvard-Westlake’s Samantha McLoughlin on a 3-0 decision (Aaron, Randall...

Myers Park’s Elias Altman champions Duke Invitational

Congratulations to Myers Park’s Elias Altman for championing the 2020 Duke Invitational! In finals, Elias defeated William G. Enloe’s Anthony Cui on a 2-1 decision (De la Llave, Jackson, Rivera*)...

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...

Category - Lincoln Douglas

Unsung Hero: Wendy Brown

This week’s Unsung Hero is Wendy Brown. She makes a meta-commentary on the place of critical theory in politics. Wendy Brown, 2016 To quote her alma mater and current university: Professor Brown’s fields of...

NSD Poll 9/17

Check out our new poll on Facebook! Do you have a music playlist for debate tournaments? Vote Yes/No and maybe: drop the playlist link in the comments? Check back next week for the results. Also check out last...

Unsung Hero: Vinay Harpalani

Today’s Unsung Hero is Vinay Harpalani! Associate Professor of Law at the University of New Mexico School of Law Vinay Harpalani teaches courses in constitutional law, civil rights, civil procedure, and employment...

Poll 9/10

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New Series: Unsung Hero!

We promised that NSD Breezy would be introducing some fresh/fun content and one of those new things starts today. Introducing: Unsung Hero, a series featuring weekly posts about Authors/Literature that is very...

NSD Breezy is back! + Poll

Hey!! It’s been a while. Summer was awesome and we hoped you enjoyed it as much as we did. NSD BREEZY is back! For those new to this page and to the social life of NSD, NSD Breezy is a bunch of fun content keeping...

NSD Breezy poll

Hey everyone, check out our last NSD Breezy poll on Facebook! Vote in the poll: ARE YOU EXCITED FOR CAMP? and check out our other posts before you leave the site. We are super excited to see you this summer! If...

NSD Relays final chain – round 1

NSD Relays has come to a conclusion this week, and we would like to thank everyone who shared their compliment and memories about most of our incoming staff. Our relay created the following chain: Zoë Ewing to Becca...

NSD Relays: Grant to Sachin

On Wednesday, JP passed the baton to Grant… Today Grant Brown passed the baton to Sachin Shah: “While there are many things one could recall about the illustrious Sachin Shah, especially his tremendous and...

NSD Relays: JP to Grant

This week started with Ben passing the baton to JP Grant Brown, photographed at TDC in 2018 Today, JP Stuckert passed the baton to Grant Brown! “Interspersed between some rather fantastic pronouncements, Grant has...

NSD Relays: Ben to JP

Last week ended with Tom to Ben… Pictured from left to right: Chris Kymn, Ben Koh, John Sasso, Terrence Lonam, JP Stuckert, Mark Gorthey Today Benjamin Koh passed the baton to JP Stuckert: “JP and I have...

NSD Relays: Tom to Ben

On Wednesday Lindsey passed the baton to Tom… Ben Koh, photographed by Tom Evnen Today, Tom Evnen passed the baton to Benjamin Koh! “Ben Koh is an NSD veteran if anyone is — he has been teaching at NSD for as long...

NSD Relays: Lindsey to Tom

On Monday Jayanne passed the baton to Lindsey.. On Wednesday Lindsey Perlman passed the baton to Tom Evnen! “Tom Evnen is one of the smartest, funniest, and most caring people I’ve ever met. Even when camp...

NSD Relays: Jayanne to Lindsey

Last week ended with Dino passing the baton to Jayanne… On Monday, Jayanne Forrest passed the baton to Lindsey Perlman! “I met Lindsey during a round my junior year of high school, did not get to know her...