The global standard in collegiate debating, this four-team debate style is based on the British Parliament and is the format used at the annual World Universities Debating Championship.
Face-paced, research intensive American cross-examination debate at its finest. Focusing on a single topic for the academic year, policy debaters examine every angle of a pressing issue.
Individual and dual speaking events covering the traditional forensics gamut, from dramatic interpretation to extemporaneous. Students perfect their speaking and presentation skills, bringing home the gold.
Using the Worlds style, Spanish speakers of all levels compete against students from around the U.S. and Latin America.
Students and staff share debating and public speaking skills with the larger Cornell community, from incarcerated students to local teens.
Student leaders support ciivil discourse across the Cornell campus by facilitating public debates on topics ranging from politics to morality.
Director Sam Nelson, Coach Lindsay Bing and undergrad debate Rubin Danberg-Biggs worked tirelessly for the Spring semester to ready inmates at Au