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NYC Debate Meetup

  • May 19, 2013 · 3:00 PM
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PLEASE NOTE: due to the rainy weather, we will meet at the usual venue (Sony Public Atrium 1st Floor, located at 550 Madison Ave).


Hi everyone, both newcomers and experienced debaters are welcome to join. There will be a sign displayed on the table so you can find us.

The typical meeting is structured as follows:

  • Introductions
  • Overview of debate format
  • Break into two teams
  • Team brainstorming
  • Initial arguments and introduction of topic from each team
  • Each team makes a point or counters the other team's point
  • Conclusion from each team

After the debate, there will be time for feedback. Also, join us for drinks, food, and conversations at the Southwest Porch, which next to the Fountain.

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  • thomas

    We're next to Starbucks.

    May 19, 2013

  • Najla

    Anyone here? I'm by the table but seems no one is there ..

    May 19, 2013

  • thomas

    Due to the rainy weather, we'll be meeting at the Sony Public Atrium 1st Floor, located at 550 Madison Ave) today.

    May 19, 2013

  • JohnO

    Family planschanged

    1 · May 18, 2013

  • thomas

    Possible debate topics:

    - U.S. foreign aid: should it be substantially reduced, especially to the "hostile" nations?
    - Should New York reinstate capital punishment?
    - Should the legal drinking age be lowered to 18?
    - College football: should it be banned?

    1 · May 17, 2013

  • Najla

    Tentatively yes :) See you all Sunday!

    May 15, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    The changed date is no good for me. Perhaps next time...

    May 11, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Looking forward to meeting everyone!

    April 23, 2013

  • StevieDebe

    Maybe one guest

    1 · April 23, 2013

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