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High school roundup: Semifinals set for MHAL tennis tournament

Top-seeded Jessica Schroedl of Franklin D. Roosevelt High School beat fourth-seeded Jackie Katz of Onteora, 6-0, 5-7, 6-0, in the quarterfinals of the Mid-Hudson Athletic League tennis tournament on Tuesday at Bard College. 473 more words


Prisoners Beat Harvard Debate Team

Giving prisoners something constructive to do with their empty time has long been a goal of reform activists. These prisoners in upstate New York have really gotten into debating — to the point that they beat a storied Harvard team. 228 more words

How a prison debate team beat Harvard -- David Register

David Register, Darryl Robinson, Rodney Spivey, and Paul Clue.

The debaters of the Bard Debate Union at the Eastern New York Correctional Facility are methodical in their approach to their craft.

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Prison Debate Team Trounces Harvard Debate Team In Highly Anticipated Match-Up

Prison debate team beats Harvard debate team in national competition. http://t.co/1WXquaiL9G pic.twitter.com/67Z1Ill6LD

— Zachary Clemente (@clementeworks) October 4, 2015

Debaters from the Eastern New York Correctional Facility defeated debaters from Harvard University, proving that some of our nation’s greatest human minds are behind bars.

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Harvard's Debate Team Loses To New York Inmates

BOSTON (AP) — Months after winning a national title, Harvard’s debate team has fallen to a group of New York inmates.

The showdown took place at the Eastern New York Correctional Facility, a maximum-security prison where convicts can take courses taught by faculty from nearby Bard College, and where inmates have formed a popular debate club. 408 more words

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This Is How A Prison's Debate Team Beat Harvard

Bard College, New York is creating real change in the prison industrial complex. Beating Harvard University in a debate is only a small feat when we take into account the many who will be released from prison with a leg up over some that have never seen prison walls. 156 more words

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Renowned Harvard debate team loses to New York inmates

BOSTON (AP) — A group of New York inmates has toppled Harvard’s prestigious debate team.

It took place at the Eastern New York Correctional Facility, a maximum-security prison in Napanoch. 106 more words