The Rutgers University Debate Union (RUDU) held its largest ever Novice Retreat over the last three days at the School of Communication and Information (SC&I) on the College Avenue Campus in New Brunswick. From Wednesday, August 28th through today, 43 new recruits to the Debate Union gathered with two coaches and nine varsity debaters for…… Continue reading Largest Novice Retreat Ever Graduates
The Rutgers University Debate Union (RUDU) will be holding two Novice Retreats in the School of Communication and Information (SC&I) as summer comes to a close. This will be the third year in a row that SC&I has hosted these intensive, fun introductions to APDA-style debate for prospective Debate Union novices. Those interested in joining…… Continue reading Novice Retreats Begin in Two Weeks!
The Rutgers University Debate Union (RUDU) closed its most successful season of all-time with the annual Senior Banquet, held this year upstairs in the Livingston Dining Commons. About half of the 56 students who competed in at least one tournament this year attended, celebrating the 3rd College of the Year standing for Rutgers in the…… Continue reading Senior Banquet Closes Best RUDU Year Ever
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
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
After winning Vassar to close the semester, the Rutgers University Debate Union (RUDU) stands 4th in the rankings at the end of a term. This matches the highest-ever end-of-semester standing for the club, at the end of Fall 2010. Below are the current standings for RUDU and its various Teams, Speakers, and Novices, as well…… Continue reading Rutgers Debate: 2012-2013 First Term Report
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