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In two years, the debaters from the Bard Debate Union at Eastern New York Correctional Facility have become a formidable team, beating the likes of West Point and Harvard. Photo courtesy of David Register.

New York Prison Inmates Defeat Harvard’s Prestigious Debate Team Our prison debate team beat Harvard’s. Here’s how we did it.

By David Register, courtesy of The Guardian   On September 18, after facing off against Harvard at the (Eastern New York Correctional Facility), our debaters were deemed the winners by a veteran panel of debate [...]
Leonard Irving-Thomas hones his debating skills. ABC photo.

Oakland Teen Debates His Way to UC Berkeley

By Anne Brice, UC Berkeley News A national debate champion from Oakland is slated to attend UC Berkeley in the fall. But he wasn’t always at the top of his game. As ABC reported just [...]

OP-ED: Isolate – Don’t Bomb – Syria

President Obama spoke to the nation Tuesday night on Syria hoping to stem opposition that is rising both at home and abroad. Polls show the broad majority of Americans oppose getting further involved in Syria.