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Rutgers Misses Break Due to Tab Error at West Point

The Rutgers University Debate Union (RUDU) had several teams with winning records at the West Point, but one of them was announced as 9th team and actually finished 8th. They earned a spot in the quarterfinals, but were mis-tabbed as just outside of them. The error was caught too late to fix the pairings, but…… Continue reading Rutgers Misses Break Due to Tab Error at West Point

Public Debates · Tournament Results · Updates

Rutgers 7th at TCNJ, Varsity Break Streak at 5 Tournaments

The Rutgers University Debate Union (RUDU) broke to varsity out-rounds at its fifth straight tournament, including all four this semester, and Adam Bomeisl & Russell Potter maintained their position as 12th Team of the Year (TOTY) on the APDA standings. Two more Rutgers teams finished just out of the break at The College of New…… Continue reading Rutgers 7th at TCNJ, Varsity Break Streak at 5 Tournaments

Public Debates · Updates

RUDU in Targum for Fourth Time this Term

The Rutgers University Debate Union, fifth in the nation going into the last tournament of the semester, was featured in Rutgers’ student daily paper for the fourth time this term. You can read the article here. Previous articles in the Targum this semester discussed September’s Constitution Day Debate and the team’s early successes. A series…… Continue reading RUDU in Targum for Fourth Time this Term

Tournament Results · Updates

Final Awards and Rankings for 2011-2012

With the upcoming start of a new season, we are taking the opportunity to archive last year’s accomplishments for posterity in this post. The AWARDS tab above will feature this year’s awards from now on… Final Awards and Rankings – Rutgers University Debate Union 2011-2012 2011-2012 Annual Rankings College of the Year (COTY) Rutgers University:…… Continue reading Final Awards and Rankings for 2011-2012

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RUDU Completes Novice Retreat, Second Section Graduates

The Rutgers University Debate Union (RUDU) wrapped up its two Novice Retreats for summer 2012 on Labor Day at the School of Communication and Information (SC&I). While this group was smaller than the first Retreat, they demonstrated no less dedication in two intense days of training and learning about debate from current team leaders and…… Continue reading RUDU Completes Novice Retreat, Second Section Graduates

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First Section of 2012 Recruits Graduate to Novices

The Executive Board, Coaches, and some additional leaders of the Rutgers University Debate Union (RUDU) spent the last three days in various classrooms of Rutgers’ School of Communication and Information (SC&I) teaching the fine art of debate to the next generation of RUDU novices. The intense three-day schedule of the Novice Retreat has been honed…… Continue reading First Section of 2012 Recruits Graduate to Novices

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Novice Retreats to Host, Train New Rutgers Debaters

The Rutgers University Debate Union (RUDU) is holding two official Novice Retreats in the next month prior to the opening of classes to prepare incoming new members for the rigors of the debate season. While not required for new members who are interested in joining, each of the Retreats will offer an intense fun-filled three-day…… Continue reading Novice Retreats to Host, Train New Rutgers Debaters

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Debate Union Hires Chris Baia as Assistant Debate Coach

The Rutgers University Debate Union (RUDU) has doubled its professional staff this month with the official hiring of Christopher Baia as Assistant Debate Coach. He was chosen from a competitive field involving over thirty applicants for the position from around the country. “I’m very glad to be aboard,” Baia noted in expressing his excitement about…… Continue reading Debate Union Hires Chris Baia as Assistant Debate Coach