Join the Cornell Forensics Society on Wednesday, 30th October in Ives 305 for an exciting debate against PETA!
Justin Goodman, Director of Laboratory Investigations at PETA – People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals – will be debating with members of the Cornell Forensics Society over whether the use of animal research and testing should be prohibited at Cornell University.
We were excited to see so many students interested in joining the CFS this semester! At the meeting, Prof Sam Nelson introduced the CFS, as well as our coaching staff and student E-board and captains. We then split up into Policy, Worlds, Speech, and Spanish.
Afraid of public speaking? Want to learn how to make convincing arguments? Cornell ILR Senior Lecturer and Director of Forensics Sam Nelson will introduce you to academic and extra-curricular options on campus for improving your debate and public speaking skills. Afterwards, the Cornell Forensics Society, ranked the #1 debate program in the world in 2012, will host a public debate featuring Cornell’s top debaters. Attend to hear a lively debate about whether we should abolish grades!
Members of the Cornell Forensics Society, and Director of Forensics, Professor Sam Nelson, led a workshop for children of Cornell staff on Tuesday. Over 20 children participated in the workshop, which featured a “Hot Air Balloon Game”, where the participants had to make arguments for an object they would not want to throw off a sinking hot air balloon.
Dan Powers ’14 and Michelle Huang ’14 broke at the 2013 CEDA Nationals held at the Idaho State University.