20 Practice Parli Resolutions

20 Practice Parli Resolutions

For the coming months, Ethos is providing free resources for parliamentary debaters. Throughout this “Parli Series”, I’ll be posting either practice debate resolutions or strategic tips and advice for parliamentary debate. Why Parli? Whether you’re predominantly an...
The Stock Issues: A Framework for Life

The Stock Issues: A Framework for Life

When it comes to everything from politics, to business, to even teaching, I consider society’s way of making important decisions to be woefully lacking. Of course, I don’t say this every time I am working with a group, but when I turn on the news and see the latest...
Announcing Ethos Virtual Camp!

Announcing Ethos Virtual Camp!

Miss one of our camps? Worried about the incoming debate season? Need a kickstart to prepare? Have no worries! Ethos has you covered. We want everyone to be able to attend an Ethos camp, so we’re providing our first ever fully virtual camp! To get the scoop,...
Don’t Waste Time

Don’t Waste Time

A lot of people (including me) start out by thinking that when you’re being questioned in Cross-Ex, the best thing you can do is drone on for as long as possible on each question, restating your case several times and then capping it off by giving the most ambiguous...
The Power of Ethos

The Power of Ethos

It was the National Tournament of 2017, my final and most important high school tournament. I sat outside room E217, waiting for the first Lincoln-Douglas flight to finish for round five. My opponent still hadn’t arrived, but when the first flight let out, I was...