I am Tired of Debating

I am Tired of Debating

This weekend, I will travel to Indiana for the first NPDA tournament of the fall semester with the Grove City College debate team. Debating with Josiah (my incredibly knowledgeable, skilled Californian partner) is nothing if not a privilege. Argumentative clash always...

Ethos 2013-2014 Sourcebook!

Get excited! Because this not going to be as good as it’s always been. It’s going to be so much better. Hundreds upon hundreds of pages of evidence? Check. Over a dozen different authors? Check. Over 90% of sourcebook evidence from restricted, academic sources? Check....

Watch and Learn: Making Use of YouTube

So many of the best and not-so-best speeches, debate rounds, and interpretations, have been recorded by numerous helpful minions during past competition seasons and are all over YouTube for your benefit. Make use of them! At Ethos debate camps during the summer, we...
Laziness: Avoid it, Graduates!

Laziness: Avoid it, Graduates!

“Excellence is not a skill. It is an attitude.” Ralph Marston, former NFL Quarterback Graduating class of 2013, as debaters you have developed and begun to refine a unique skill set that will benefit you for the entirety of your life, professional career, and personal...