• The University of Miami Debate Team will host The U Debates on the Coral Gables Campus for the Miami-Dade Urban Debate League (UDL), on February 27.

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  • This past weekend, the University of Miami Debate Team competed at the Sunshine State Showdown Fall Debate Scrimmage at the University of Central Florida. Adding another successful performance, the team debated against the four other universities in Florida who compete in intercollegiate policy debate.

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  • Last Monday evening at the Shalala Student Center, University of Miami’s Debate Team hosted the team from iDebate Rwanda. The public debate focused on genocide recovery, forgiveness, and justice.

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  • The University of Miami Debate Team earned top honors at the University of North Georgia debate invitational over the weekend of Sept. 25-27.  Eight students represented The U in Parliamentary Debate competition in English and in Spanish at the event in Gainesville, Georgia. Two of the four teams advancing to the final round of Spanish language debate were UM teams.

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  • In their first-ever appearance in Florida, Rwandan debaters from the African country’s iDebate Rwanda program will visit the University of Miami for a public debate about genocide recovery, forgiveness, and justice.

    The UM Debate Team is hosting the event, which will be held at 7 p.m. on Monday, September 28 at the Shalala Student Center Senate Room. The event is part of the Rwandans' second annual tour of the U.S. that runs through the end of October.

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  • Summer is a time when students are free from school and parents scramble to find a camp their child can have fun in, but that is also educational. With so many camp choices, probably the hardest sell for a parent to make to their free-from-the-constraints-of-learning child would be... debate camp. I can hear the conversation now:

    "You mean a camp that's like school,” asks a dumbfounded child.

    "Kind of, but I swear it's fun," says a parent with a trembling voice.

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