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Brief Summary Of Tonight's GOP Debate

  1. Donald Trump still thinks America can win again. Except the Denver Broncos. Hey – he didn’t say all of America can win.
  2. Dear Marco Rubio: When Chris Christie is challenging you for not answering questions and just using talking points, three times of rebuttal is probably too many to use the same talking point to not answer the question.
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Public Speaking Competition

On Monday 16th November, two teams from the lower sixth entered into the BPW Public Speaking Competition 2015, at The Foxfield’s Hotel. Holly Salisbury (the chair), Armani Welsby (the vote of thanks) and Chloe Hegg (the main speaker) formed one team who addressed women in the sporting industry, whilst Ellie Giles (the chair), Layla Ahmed (the vote of thanks) and Jessica Keenan (the main speaker) formed the second team speaking in reference to women’s rights. 796 more words

Sixth Form News

York IV

With the new year underway, the debating season is back on in full swing. We had our very own David Bender tabbing the York IV in the 3rd week of January, dragging along a sizable collection of Hullians to support him. 508 more words

Tournaments Blog

Should Judged Sports Be In The Olympics?

A couple weeks ago in my communication skills class, we started learning about debating. We now have chosen a debate topic, and a partner to be on your team. 454 more words


Splitting Hairs and Rolling Chairs: Representation in Debating Adjudication

“Consequently, as far as is humanly possible, judges assess the persuasiveness of speeches according to a set of shared judging criteria, rather than according to their own views about the subject matter.” 4,522 more words


Laima Karlsone, November & December 2015

As a year closes to its end, the list of things to be completed and events to be visited always gets longer. However, I have to say that it helps to maintain a quick, exciting pace of everyday life. 604 more words

CAS Reports

Laima Karlsone, September&October 2015

A new school year has begun, the last one, to be exact, therefore I am ready to continue to work on my CAS with rather mixed feelings. 259 more words

CAS Reports