NSD Relays relaunch!

NSD RELAYS is back!!For those of you who do not remember, NSD Relays is a segment we started last year with incoming and senior staff members who share compliments and memories to each other. It is one of the...

Apex Academy’s Dylan Burke Champions Marlborough

Congratulations to Apex Academy’s Dylan Burke for championing the 2020 Marlborough Spring Championship. In finals, Dylan defeated Harker’s Madison Huynh on a 2-1 decision (Philips, Rai, Rosenthal*)...

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...

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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...

NSD Poll 10/15

Check out our latest poll on Facebook! Which side bias are you expecting on this new Nov/Dec topic?Vote “AFF” or “NEG” and Comment “Neither/None” or why! Also, Check out our page for...

Unsung Hero folder

We are sharing all these dope authors and texts with you, we want to make sure that you can access most of them too! Click the link below to access our Unsung Hero Google Drive folder! It will be updated every week with...

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...

NSDeep September

Thank you for all the submissions to NSDeep for this month! We are really kicking off the season with some spicy submissions. Here are our top 3 responses: What can I do to help build/hype up my friends who are smart...

NSD Poll 10/1

Check out Facebook for this week’s poll!

Do you like the new November/December topic?Resolved: The United States ought to eliminate subsidies for fossil fuels.

Vote “yes or no” then comment why/why not!

NSD Poll and NSDeep reminder

Check out this week’s poll on Facebook! Would you rather Affirm or Negate in front of a lay judge on this topic? Vote “Affirm/Negate” and comment why! Also, don’t forget to submit your advice...

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

Check out Facebook and vote for our latest poll!

Which side holds the side bias on this topic? Comment why/why notCheck back next week for the results!