Debate

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 ...

Last week, the Emory Students for Justice in Palestine (ESJP) posted a sign on a wall they built outside the Dobbs University Center (DUC) stating “ISRAEL IS AN APARTHIED STATE.” In addition to the previously cited misspelled version of the ...