(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
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
RUDU spent the beautiful weekend of Feb. 27-28 at American University in Washington, D.C., and continued to make all of us in New Brunswick proud by performing phenomenally! The teams were as follows: Sean Leonard ’16 and Geneva Kropper ’16 Pasha Temkin ’18 and Max Albert ’19 David Vinarov ’19, debating on a hybrid team…… Continue reading RUDU Smashes It in D.C., Garners Top Awards at American U.
Even though the Rutgers Debate Union wasn’t able to attend NorthAms in Ontario last week due to inclement weather, the successes of last weekend’s tournament at University at Albany, SUNY on January 29 and 30 certainly compensated for whatever feelings of regret or disappointment that our members were perhaps harboring. For the first time in Rutgers…… Continue reading RUDU Goes to Albany and Closes Out; Sets Historic Records