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High School Tournament #5 Results (2/9/19)

by Erik Fogel | Feb 09, 2019
Public Forum and Policy High School Tournament #5. Thank you to Midwood HS for hosting and to all the students, coaches, parents, judges, volunteers and staff for assisting at yet another successful ...
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High School Tournament #4 - The Coolidge Cup Qualifier!

by Erik Fogel | Jan 15, 2019
 
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Michelle Obama Invites NYC High School Debate Teams to meet her!

by Erik Fogel | Oct 25, 2018
So we opened up our mail the other week and received a letter from First Lady Michelle Obama! ... just another day in the office!  And even more incredible, First Lady Michelle Obama wrote a letter ...
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Michelle Obama & New York City's Great Debaters!

by Erik Fogel | Oct 13, 2018
"When they go low, we go high!" - First Lady Michelle Obama
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The End of The Year High school Ceremony

by Vernely Marshall | Jun 19, 2018
On May 31st, New York City Urban Debate League hosted our End of The Year Ceremony. This year we had the honor to host these awards in The Citi Bank National Headquarters. With the amazing view of ...
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Manhattan High School Summer Debate Institute Tournament Results

Thank you to the Silberman Graduate School of Social Work which hosts one of our most rigorous debate programs for high school students with a state of the art, brand new college facility, library ...
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Continuing Kara's Inspiration and Impact

by Erik Fogel | May 07, 2017
 
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Congratulations to Brooklyn Tech in Policy Debate at the Harvard Tournament!

by Erik Fogel | Feb 20, 2017
In Junior Varsity Policy Debate, Congratulations to Hannah Ravenell & Solenne Wolfe who reached the Quarterfinals and top 8 teams of the Tournament!  Also in Junior Varsity, congratulations to Ben ...
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Brooklyn Tech Undefeated on Day 1 of the Harvard University HS Tournament!

by Erik Fogel | Feb 20, 2017
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Law, Leadership and Public Service HS Makes History at Harvard!

by Erik Fogel | Feb 20, 2017
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NYC High School Debate Tournament Results! (2/11/17)

by Erik Fogel | Feb 13, 2017
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February High School Debate Tournament! Valentines Day "I Love Debate" Tournament!

by Erik Fogel | Jan 16, 2017
Thank you to the Clinton Campus, Bronx Collaborative and Word View High School for hosting our February high school tournament - "I Love Debate! Valentines Day Invitational!"
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High School Tournament Results!

by Erik Fogel | Jan 06, 2017
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December Travel Team Mamaroneck High School

by Erik Fogel | Dec 25, 2016
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December Travel Team Princeton University

by Erik Fogel | Dec 25, 2016
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12/17 NYCUDL/NYCFL Policy Debate Tournament Results @ Stuyvesant HS

by Erik Fogel | Dec 25, 2016
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Calvin Coolidge Debate Invitational!

by Erik Fogel | Dec 24, 2016
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High School Tournament #2 Tournament Results @ Midwood High School

by Erik Fogel | Nov 12, 2016
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2016 Young Urban Hero

by Erik Fogel | Oct 30, 2016
Passionate about social justice, 10th grader Feiry Guiaba is a founding member of the debate team at the High School for Law, Advocacy and Community Justice. Growing up in West Harlem, he began ...
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New York City's First Debate Educators Conference!

by Erik Fogel | Jul 04, 2016
Thank you to over 50 debate educators joining us for the inaugural Debate Con! New York City's first debate educators conference! Thank you to Aubrey Semple, Militza Diaz, Meagan Kowaleski, Eric ...
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Brooklyn Debater Tyler Anderson Selected as National Alumni Ambassador!

by Erik Fogel | Apr 17, 2016
Shout outs to Brooklyn ACORN High School Debate Team Alumni Tyler Anderson at the Urban Debate Championships! Tyler was selected as an Alumni Student Ambassador and will be coaching and judging at ...
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High School End of Year Awards Ceremony

by Erik Fogel | Apr 17, 2016
and Citi Foundation Debate Night May 17th, Citi Headquarters, 388 Greenwich Street High School End of Year Awards Ceremony
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High School City Championships Results!

by Erik Fogel | Mar 25, 2016
2 days, 4 divisions, 1 huge event! Thank you to everyone who joined us at the High School Citi Championship tournament! We're so excited to have our TOP varsity policy debaters from ACORN and ...
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New York City's National Speech & Debate Association's National Qualifier!

by Erik Fogel | Feb 12, 2016
The largest academic competition in the world is the national speech and debate championships hosted by the National Speech and Debate Association (NSDA). Middle school teams can register for the ...
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Brooklyn Tech Heading to the Tournament of Champions!

by Erik Fogel | Dec 06, 2015
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Brooklyn High School Debate Tournament #2 Results (Public Forum & Parliamentary Debate)

by Erik Fogel | Nov 21, 2015
Thank you to the Brooklyn Debate League and Sunset Park HS for hosting our monthly high school public forum and parliamentary debate tournament!  72 debate teams, 153 debaters, and over 50 judges ...
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Brooklyn High School Tournament #2 Results (Policy Debate)

by Erik Fogel | Nov 21, 2015
Thank you to the Brooklyn Debate League and ACORN Community HS for hosting New York City's monthly policy debate tournament. 58 debate teams, 116 debaters, and over 50 judges participated to make ...
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HIGH SCHOOL DEBATE TOURNAMENT #1 RESULTS!

by Erik Fogel | Oct 24, 2015
On 10/24 we hosted our first high school tournament of the year at Maspeth HS! Thank you so much for the Maspeth HS Debate Team to host!  This was a record high school tournament for us - the largest ...
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NYC Debaters Triumph at National Tournament!

by Erik Fogel | Oct 19, 2015
Congratulations to NYCUDL debaters and schools for incredible performance at the NYC Invitational at the Bronx High School of Science this weekend!
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NYC DEBATER SELECTED TO JOIN THE USA DEBATE TEAM!

by admin | Sep 19, 2015
Congratulations to Bronx High School of Science's Julia Lauer who was selected of one out of nine students in the entire nation to join the USA Debate Team which travels across the world to debate! ...
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Become a Presidential Scholar and Meet the President!

by admin | Sep 19, 2015
Thanks to the National Association of Urban Debate Leagues, urban debate leagues across the nation have been invited to be a nominating partner organization for the Presidential Scholars Program. The ...
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MANHATTAN HIGH SCHOOL SUMMER DEBATE TOURNAMENT RESULTS

by admin | Aug 09, 2015
Our Manhattan High School Summer Debate Tournament concluded last week with Dan’s Debates!  Thanks to Councilmember Dan Garodnick for hosting another summer of debates! This is the third consecutive ...
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MAYOR DE BLASIO DELIVERS BROOKLYN TECH COMMENCEMENT SPEECH ON DEBATE!

by admin | Jun 27, 2015
Brooklyn Tech HS hosted its graduation ceremony last week and one of its graduates is the New York State Champion, Dante deBlasio.  Dante, who is heading to Yale University in the fall, received an ...
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THE KALLOS DEBATES!

by admin | May 24, 2015
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NYC HIGH SCHOOL DEBATE TOURNAMENT # 6 RESULTS!

by admin | Apr 30, 2015
Thanks everyone for attending our April High School Tournament!  Thank you to William Cullen Bryant High School and the Queens Debate League for hosting!!  Congratulations to all participants and all ...
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April 25th High School Debate Tournament!

by admin | Apr 19, 2015
NYCUDL April HS Debate Tournament
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NEW YORK CITY HIGH SCHOOL DEBATE CHAMPIONSHIP RESULTS!

by admin | Mar 23, 2015
Team Awards
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NEW YORK TIMES FEATURES NYCUDL STATE CHAMPION DEBATER, DANTE DE BLASIO!

by admin | Mar 21, 2015
Dante de Blasio, Mayor’s Fast-Talking Son, Is a State Debate Champion  By ELIZABETH A. HARRIS MARCH 19, 2015 http://nyti.ms/1Gv66vT In a classroom in Lower Manhattan, two pairs of debaters fired off ...
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NEW YORK CITY HIGH SCHOOL DEBATE CHAMPIONSHIPS

by admin | Mar 18, 2015
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HS City Champs Parliamentary Debate Topic Vote!

by admin | Feb 24, 2015
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NYC HIGH SCHOOL CITY CHAMPIONSHIPS INVITATION!

by admin | Feb 24, 2015
Hi Everyone!  You are cordially invited to attend the The New York City High School Debate Championships. Please click below for the tournament schedule and invitation.  Each high school in the city ...
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NYC HIGH SCHOOL DEBATE LEAGUE TOURNAMENT #4 RESULTS!

by admin | Feb 21, 2015
Today was the day of our Winter Break Debate High School Tournament with the Bronx Debate League! Thank you to Bronx Collaborative High School for hosting the tournament!  Thank you so much to Coach ...
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Welcome to William Grady Career and Technical High School!

by admin | Feb 15, 2015
Welcome to William Grady Career and Technical High School, newest member of the NYC Debate League and Queens Debate League!  Thank you to Coach Maylene Haynes and Principal Tarah Montalbano for ...
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Welcome Democracy Prep Charter High School!

by admin | Feb 12, 2015
Welcome to one of our newest high schools, Democracy Prep!  The Democracy Prep network is a network of open-enrollment, high performing, "no excuses" public charter schools operating in New York ...
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Welcome to the Birch Wathen Lenox School!

by admin | Feb 11, 2015
Welcome to one of our newest schools in the Manhattan Debate League, The Birch Wathen Lenox School!  Honor to have such an incredible school join the league!  Awesome to meet such an incredible ...
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Welcome to George Washington Carver High School for the Sciences!

by admin | Feb 11, 2015
Welcome George Washington Carver High School for the Sciences to the Debate League!  We are honored to have your school join the league!  The NYC High School Debate Program is one of the most ...
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Intelligence Squared Debate Night Tonight!

by admin | Feb 11, 2015
Today! Intelligence Squared February Debate Night!!!!  We thank all of this month's participating schools - PS 161, Success Academy, IS 230, Lakeland, Berkeley Carroll, Frederick Douglas Academy, One ...
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Celebrate Aubrey on February 26th!

by admin | Feb 05, 2015
February 26th at the famous Cipriani!!!  Celebrate Aubrey Semple, Program Director of the New York City Urban Debate LEague.  The PASEsetter Awards Benefit celebrates innovation and excellence in ...
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The Grammy Awards for After School Education!

by admin | Feb 04, 2015
The Grammy Awards are this Sunday, but the NYC After School Awards Reception was celebrated yesterday night!! The Partnership for After School Education selects the top five after school educators in ...
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NEW YORK CITY URBAN DEBATE LEAGUE HONORED AS ONE OF THE CITY'S TOP NONPROFITS SERVING NYC YOUTH!

by admin | Jan 31, 2015
The new year kicks off with an honor by the Catalog for Giving!  Every three years The Catalog scours the City, and selects the “best of the best” small young programs serving NYC youth.  For the ...
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Mayor Visits Debate Tournament

by admin | Jan 27, 2015
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NYCUDL Program Director Aubrey Semple Wins Top After School Award!

by admin | Jan 23, 2015
 
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NYC Travel Team Wins Big at Massachusets!

by admin | Jan 19, 2015
As we move into a new week of debate in the NYCUDL, we've concluded a great weekend of debates in NYC and outward. The Brown Rudnick Travel Team attended the 2015 Lexington Winter Invitational at ...
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Bank of America Debate Invitational Coming Soon!

by Erik Fogel | Dec 14, 2014
Thank you to Bank of America for hosting our first Bank of America Debate Invitational in January for our top teams in public forum debate.  Thank you to Yaira Brito, Gretchen Garnecho, and Bank of ...
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Beveridge & Diamond Invitational Coming Soon!

by Erik Fogel | Dec 14, 2014
Thank you to Beveridge & Diamond for hosting the Beveridge & Diamond Debate Invitational on January 28th for our top public forum debate teams!  Beveridge & Diamond, which specializes in ...
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NYC High School #2 Tournament Results

by Erik Fogel | Dec 14, 2014
NEW YORK CITY HIGH SCHOOL TOURNAMENT #2 12/13/14 TOURNAMENT RESULTS! School Sweepstakes Awards 1st Place - Brooklyn Technical High School 2nd Place - Institute for Collaborative Education 3rd Place - ...
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Manhattan Celebrates First Middle School Tournament!

by Erik Fogel | Nov 17, 2014
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#1 AT YALE UNIVERSITY

by Erik Fogel | Sep 20, 2014
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ACORN High School Community Dominates the Westchester Classic!!!!

by Erik Fogel | Mar 02, 2014
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Citizens Committee for New York City's High School Debate Championships!

by Erik Fogel | Feb 09, 2014
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High School Debaters Now Making Public Policy!

by Erik Fogel | Jan 09, 2014
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New York City High School Debate Tournament #3 January 25th!

by Erik Fogel | Jan 04, 2014
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Good Luck to Posse Scholarship Semifinalists!

by Erik Fogel | Sep 05, 2013
The Posse Foundation offers full 4 year scholarships to students nationwide and we were just notified that several of our debaters are now in the Semifinals!  Good Luck!  And if you are a high school ...
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WE ARE THE CHAMPIONS!

by Erik Fogel | Apr 01, 2013
State Championships!  City Championships!  National Championships! High School Championships! Middle School Championships! College Championships! In our last edition we celebrated the incredible ...
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NYC DEBATE TOURNAMENT #6!!

by Erik Fogel | Mar 16, 2013
Every month the New York City Debate League hosts a free tournament for all NYC students!  All grade levels! Record breaking attendance each tournament!  Everyone from the community invited!! 
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THE GEORGETOWN CINDERELLA STORY!

by Erik Fogel | Oct 02, 2012
Congratulations at the Georgetown Tournament!!!   New York City's top debaters traveled to the Georgetown Invitational over the weekend and faced the top teams from across the nation - California, ...
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CITY CHAMPIONSHIPS SHOUT OUT!!!!

by Erik Fogel | Apr 25, 2012
Thanks again for a wonderful city championships tournament.  Thank you to our generous hosts of John Jay, Coach Maria Braga and the wonderful Great Debaters of John Jay.  Thank you to all the ...
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New York City Urban Debate League Dominates the States Championships!!! (March 31st- April 1st)

by Erik Fogel | Apr 03, 2012
Congratulations everyone for our most successful States Championships ever!!!  Our debaters took 21 team awards including 1st or 2nd place in every division of debate!  There were 40 individual ...
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NYCUDL ON NATIONAL CIRCUIT STREAK!!!!!

by Erik Fogel | Mar 04, 2012
Last weekend the NYCUDL won big at Harvard!  Broke four teams into the elimination rounds and took 2nd place overall.  This weekend the NYCUDL continued its streak at the Westchester Classic Debate ...
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NYC Wins Big at Harvard Tournament!

by Erik Fogel | Feb 12, 2012
NYCUDL MAKES HISTORY AT HARVARD!!!
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NYCUDL Wins in Newark!

by Erik Fogel | Feb 05, 2012
Congratulations to the UDL teams competing in Newark! The Institute for Collaborative Education, Bronx Law, Benjamin Banneker, and ACORN collectively took the most awards including 1st Place Top ...
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NYCUDL Wins in Lexington!

by Erik Fogel | Jan 17, 2012
1.  Congratulations to NYCUDL teams this weekend at the Lexington tournament!  Brooklyn Tech had two Novice teams and Bronx Law had one Novice team that made it to Octofinals.  Brooklyn Tech also ...
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SWEET SIXTEEN!

by Erik Fogel | Jan 05, 2012
Over 300 schools competed in the International Public Policy Forum Debate. The top 32 teams from across the world were selected to compete in the Round of 32. Brooklyn Tech was the only urban debate ...
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NYCUDL WINS RIDGE!

by Erik Fogel | Dec 26, 2011
December 10th you could find NYCUDL teams across two states! Most schools went up to the Bronx for our NYCUDL #3 at the East Bronx Academy. Brooklyn Tech not only sent their debaters to the Bronx but ...
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NYCUDL #3 at the East Bronx Academy!!

by Erik Fogel | Dec 11, 2011
On December 10th, the NYCUDL held its third tournament of the year at the East Bronx Academy. Shout outs to EBA, Ms. B and the Great Debaters of EBA!!!!! Wonderful food, wonderful music, wonderful ...
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NYCUDL Takes Newark!

by Erik Fogel | Dec 05, 2011
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NYCUDL #2 - ACORN, WHITE CASTLE AND DEBATE!

by Erik Fogel | Nov 10, 2011
What more can you ask for on a Saturday morning - Brooklyn, ACORN - one of the most historic UDL schools in the nation, and all you can eat White Castle burgers right across the street!  We had an ...
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BOSTON MASSACRE!

by Erik Fogel | Nov 05, 2011
NYCUDL Debate Storm Blows Through Northeast!   As the Northeastern storm rages across Boston and New York, our Great Debaters blew through the competition on Saturday at the Manchester Invitational ...
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NYCUDL SWEEPS THE METRO HUDSON LEAGUE TOURNAMENT #1!!!

by Erik Fogel | Oct 25, 2011
Wow!  Wow! Wow!  The NYCUDL led by Brooklyn Tech literally swept nearly all the policy debate division awards!  Brooklyn Tech took First Place.  Second Place.  Third Place.   Fourth Place.  Ninth ...
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TWO NYCUDL TEAMS BREAK AT THE BRONX SCIENCE INVITATIONAL!

by Erik Fogel | Oct 20, 2011
Several teams broke at one of the toughest tournaments in the nation at the Bronx High School of Science.  Brooklyn Technical's Alex Viner & Purti Pareek broke into the double octafinals rounds and ...
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NYCUDL ARE SEMIFINALISTS AT YALE UNIVERSITY!

by Erik Fogel | Sep 25, 2011
Yale is one of the top universities in the nation and also has one of the most prestigious debate tournaments in the nation.  Top private and public schools from across the country travel to Yale to ...
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