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...
Fail Well

Fail Well

As I write this, I’m jam-packed in between all 6 of my siblings, way too many pillows, never enough snacks, and stacks of suit bags in our family’s van as we head to NITOC. The national tournament for Stoa begins Monday, NCFCA kicks off in 18 days, and NSDA kicks off...
To The Disappointed

To The Disappointed

I watched as you came to Regionals, practically vibrating with anticipation. You had to make every round count because you didn’t know if this chance would be your last: your last chance to speak; your last chance to debate. It was your last chance to qualify for...