(L-R: Geneva Kropper, Sean Leonard, Pasha Temkin, Jeremy Kritz, Larry Feltz, David Vinarov, Naeem Hossain, Max Albert, Nick Hansen, Adarsh Rangan, Andrea Vacchiano, Matthew Maddex) As the 2015-16 academic year has come to a close, the Rutgers University Debate Union is happy to announce that at APDA Nationals, hosted by New York University on April…… Continue reading RUDU Ends The Year With Historic Records
This weekend’s tournament of April 15-16 at The College of New Jersey marked the last regular tournament of the academic year. Although it was saddening being the last regular tournament for graduating seniors on the team, RUDU performed remarkably and are ending the year on a great note! Our teams were as follows: Pasha Temkin…… Continue reading RUDU Finishes Off Last Regular Tournament with Speaking Awards at TCNJ
This past weekend, the Rutgers Debate Team took a long journey to Williamsburg, Virginia to compete at the College of William and Mary. April 8 and 9 proved to be very eventful days for our debaters, and successful nonetheless! Our varsity members, Sean Leonard ’16 and Geneva Kropper ’16, performed exceptionally well as always. The…… Continue reading RUDU Takes Top Novice, Novice Team at W&M II
There were well over 100 teams competing at the Princeton tournament of April 1-2: as an uncontested tournament, debaters flocked from all across the country, from Stanford to Chicago to Swarthmore. There were novices, varsity debaters, and even a few dinos competing, but RUDU still managed to shine by breaking into outrounds and snagging the…… Continue reading RUDU Goes to Princeton, Breaks and Gets Top Award
RUDU traveled to the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, PA this past weekend of March 25-26 and did not disappoint: at a large gathering of debaters from very prestigious teams, RUDU won the top speaking awards (Top Varsity and Top Novice), and one of our novice members broke into varsity out-rounds! The teams were as…… Continue reading RUDU Goes to Penn, Snags Top Varsity And Top Novice Awards
This past weekend of March 18-19 – the last few days of Spring Break at Rutgers, sadly – RUDU traveled to compete at the prestigious Georgetown University for our last D.C. tournament of the year. Our debaters were victorious in continuing their streak of winning top titles! Our teams were as follows: Sean Leonard ’16/Geneva…… Continue reading RUDU Goes to Georgetown: Wins Novice Finals, Leonard/Kropper Move to 5th TOTY!
The past two weeks have been quite eventful for RUDU! The most recent tournament was at Temple University in Philadelphia, PA on March 11-12. Sean Leonard ’16 and Geneva Kropper ’16 surprised no one by debating exceptionally and garnering Third Varsity Team and getting Second and Fourth Varsity Speaker, respectively. In the novice competition, Max…… Continue reading Recapping RUDU’s Past Two Weeks