Debate

Whole Foods Co-founder and CEO John Mackey participated in a debate on April 10 with students on the ethics of meat consumption. About 212 people attended the debate, which was open to the public. Mackey, along with The Good Food ...

At least one Rollins Student Government Association (RSGA) member and one Rollins School of Public Health student have called for debates to be held before the upcoming RSGA presidential elections, alleging that the RSGA president is abusing power in deciding ...

Emory debate pair Kristen Lowe (17C) and Viveth Karthikeyan (17C) defeated top-ranked Harvard University (Mass.) juniors Lev Asimow and Hemanth Sanjeev in the final round of the American Debate Association (ADA) National Championship March 13. Out of 28 institutions, including ...

Starting in the late 20th century as an initiative to build self-esteem amongst youths, participation trophies quickly gained steam and have become a staple of youth athletics. Their purpose was to encourage participation and reward effort. Parents liked the initiative ...

This month’s debate was written by Barkley Forum members College senior Kristen Lowe and College junior Katie Duval.  Pro Legalization Sex workers are currently in a legal and social limbo in the United States, and the only way to resolve ...
Courtesy of Kristen Lowe

Emory’s Barkley Forum received two automatic first round bids to the National Debate Tournament in Binghamton, New York which will take place the first weekend of April, excusing them from district qualifying tournaments. The teams, each made up of two ...

In a panel by CNN following the most recent midterm elections, contributors including Donna Brazile, Gretchen Helmke, Bonnie Meguid and William Galston argued that voting in the United States should be compulsory, pointing specifically to low voter turnout in the ...