Wed, 06/10/2020 - 5:51pm
Our 2019-2020 competitive season was cut short due to COVID-19, but the season was a success! Check out some highlights from the season: ·       Members of the GDU qualified for the National Debate Tournament, the most prestigious national championship tournament in intercollegiate debate, for the 31st consecutive year ·       Members of the GDU performed exceptionally well academically during this school year (cumulative GPA was 3.5) ·      …
Tue, 01/21/2020 - 9:26am
  By: Alan Flurry The Georgia Debate Union began the second half of its season with strong showings at the Georgetown College Debate Tournament held over the first weekend of 2020 in Washington, DC.   The JV team of Lauren Debranski (senior, Woodstock) and Eshaan Kalra (sophomore, Johns Creek) finished prelims as the only undefeated team with a 6-0 record. They finished the tournament in 3rd place. Their road to 3rd place included wins against…
Fri, 08/30/2019 - 7:56am
Stories in this issue include:  Kentucky Wins - Bannister & Trufanov earn perfect record in preliminary rounds and 20 of 22 ballots in out rounds Brovero and Leeson-Schatz honored - Two long serving coaches honored for their service to the NDT community Jacob Hegna earns top speaker honors - Hegna is the second debater from the University of Kansas to receive this distinction Participants - List of the 16 teams receiving at large invitations…
Wed, 06/05/2019 - 8:15am
The Georgia Debate Union finished as the top ranked varsity college debate squad in both the American Debate Association and National Debate Tournament end of the year rankings. Read more about the team's historic accomplishments - including our first place finish at ADA Nationals held at UGA and our second place finish at the Minnesota NDT by clicking the link below.  Go Dawgs!
Wed, 03/13/2019 - 9:51am
The Georgia Debate Union won the American Debate Associaiton national championship tournament, held at UGA, this past weekend. More information about the team's historic accomplishment can be found here:  https://www.franklin.uga.edu/news/stories/2019/georgia-debate-union-wins-national-championship Go Dawgs! 
Wed, 03/06/2019 - 10:33am
Congratulations to Georgia HH - Alyssa Hoover and Tripp Haskins - for securing a bid as the third UGA team to qualify for the 2019 National Debate Tournament! They are one of only 6 third teams competing at this year's NDT in Minneapolis. This marks the second consecutive year UGA has qualified three teams to the NDT. This is the second time in program history to qualify three teams in back to back years - the first time since the 1996 and 1997…
Thu, 01/24/2019 - 10:46am
Seniors Swapnil Agrawal and Advait Ramanan won the Herbert James Debates at Dartmouth College. You can read more about their accomplishment here. Go Dawgs!
Wed, 01/02/2019 - 10:47am
UGA's Franklin College of Arts and Sciences has produced a great story about the Georgia Debate Union's successful fall semester and the team's ultimate goals for the spring!  We are very thankful for their continued support for the team - as well as the support provided by Student Affairs, the UGA Foundation, and the Richard B. Russell Foundation.
Tue, 12/25/2018 - 10:50am
UGA's Franklin College of Arts and Sciences has recognized the success of the Georgia Debate Union in 2018 - read about it here (along with the other successes at UGA): https://www.franklin.uga.edu/news/stories/2018/year-franklin The Georgia Debate Union finished the first semester ranked first in the varsity division of both the National Debate Tournament and American Debate Association points standings.  The team is ranked third in the Cross-…
Mon, 11/12/2018 - 10:51am
Gotta love the great press from the local paper!  Go Dawgs!