Monthly ArchiveJanuary 2017

ByEnTing Lee

Cornell Speaks at Inaugural Derrick Bell Debates

Congratulations to Beverly Balasu ’20 and Safwan Jalal ’17 for advancing to the semifinals of the inaugural Morehouse College Derrick Bell┬áDebate tournament this past weekend in Atlanta, GA!

Held at and hosted by Morehouse College (Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s alma mater), the debate focused on Dr. Derrick Bell’s notable theory of interest convergence applied to social justice movements and criminal justice reform. Students had the opportunity to interact with experts and leaders on this topic from around the Atlanta community.

Thank you to Professor Kenneth Newby, Debate Director at Morehouse College, and Paul Hayes, Director of Debate at GWDebate: The George Washington University Debate & Literary Society for this opportunity – Cornell Speech & Debate is honored to have been invited to what will be an important and invaluable forum for social justice issues in the future!

Congratulations to all the teams which participated in this tournament from Clark Atlanta University, George Washington University, Morehouse College, and Patrick Henry College!

ByLindsay Bing

2017 Tournament of Love

Love is in the air – or is that the smell of competition? Worlds, Policy & Spanish teams prepare for Cornell’s biggest debate tournament.

ByLindsay Bing

Congratulations Policy Team!

Policy debaters are Varsity and JV Champions at Wichita State tournament, and Varsity Finalists at US Naval Academy tournament!

ByLindsay Bing

First Meeting of Spring Semester

Join us January 25th in Ives 305 at 5pm for the first meeting of the new semester