“Sophomoric”

“Sophomoric”

Sophomoric (adj.) /sof-uh-mawr-ik — “suggestive of or resembling the traditional sophomore; intellectually pretentious, overconfident, conceited, etc., but immature” (Random House/Dictionary.com) Advanced debaters — what kind of person are you...

Evidence Standards

It is that time of year again. We are headed into regionals and teams are gearing up with new cases, new negatives, and new evidence. It is also the time of year when people start sending me their cases and evidence to critique as well as negative briefs to critique....

Affirmative In-Round Mechanics

Here are some good ways to shock me when I am your judge (and lose speakerpoints, and probably get a paragraph of berating, and maybe even end up losing the round): – Use no prep time before your aff speech because you have all your stuff, but then your speech...