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...

How to Debate in Outrounds

Just got a question from a debater struggling to win outrounds. I thought I’d share my response. The question: “For background, I’ve been doing debate for three years and I’ve always done exceptionally well when it comes to prelims. This year...