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Fallacies Infographic!

by admin | Feb 05, 2015
Great resource for teachers and students on teaching the fallacies.  The fallacies are critical in debate because it teaches debaters to think of multiple ways to deconstruct and argument. 
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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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1/2 of Intel Science Talent Search are on their school's Debate & Speech Team!

by admin | Jan 26, 2015
Wow!  1/2 of the top 40 of the Intel Science Talent Search are also members of their high school's debate and speech teams!  https://student.societyforscience.org/intel-sts-2015-finalists
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Happy Birthday to Great Debater James Farmer

by admin | Jan 13, 2015
Happy Birthday to a Great Debater - James Farmer! "Farmer’s original training at Wiley College in debate, laid an important civic groundwork that made him what Denzel Washington immortalized in his ...
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Happy Holidays!

by Erik Fogel | Dec 26, 2014
Happy Holidays Everyone!
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NYC Celebrates Last Tournament of 2014!

by Erik Fogel | Dec 14, 2014
This week we celebrate our last Tournament of 2014!!!!  Yesterday,  December 13th, we hosted our second high school tournament of the year with 87 high school debate teams, 156 debaters, and 76 ...
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NYC Middle School Tournament #3 Results!

by Erik Fogel | Dec 07, 2014
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Largest Middle School Tournament in NYC History with 500+ Debaters!

by Erik Fogel | Dec 07, 2014
This week we celebrate our Middle School and Elementary School Debaters!  Over 500 students competed this weekend, 161 judges volunteered, and 39 schools participated in the largest middle school ...
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NYC Middle School Tournament #2 Results!

by Erik Fogel | Nov 02, 2014
Dear Readers,
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Why Every School Should Teach Public Speaking!

by Erik Fogel | Oct 08, 2014
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Application Deadline for USA Debate Team!

by Erik Fogel | Jul 25, 2014
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Celebrate Debate!

by Erik Fogel | Jun 22, 2014
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Debate as the Ultimate SAT Test Prep!!!

by Erik Fogel | Jun 16, 2014
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Debate Coach Upsets Election!

by Erik Fogel | Jun 15, 2014
Article excerpted from - http://atr.rollcall.com/dave-brat-about-eric-cantor/?dcz
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International Public Policy Forum Championships in New York City!!!!

by Erik Fogel | Apr 12, 2014
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SUMMER DEBATE CAMP REGISTRATION!

by Erik Fogel | Apr 10, 2014
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Debate Key to Leadership Skills!

by Erik Fogel | Mar 04, 2014
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Remembering One of the Greatest Debaters!

by Erik Fogel | Feb 28, 2014
Henrietta Bell Wells, a Pioneering Debater, Dies at 96 Article Excerpted from - http://www.nytimes.com/2008/03/12/us/12wells.html?_r=0 Wiley College Melvin B. Tolson, second from left, with Henrietta ...
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URBAN DEBATER OF THE YEAR $1000 SCHOLARSHIP!

by Erik Fogel | Feb 15, 2014
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Laura Marano New Show on Being a High School Debater!

by Erik Fogel | Feb 15, 2014
Laura Marano
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New York Historical Society Public Debate!

by Erik Fogel | Feb 09, 2014
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MARCH & APRIL PUBLIC FORUM TOPIC ANNOUNCED!

by Erik Fogel | Feb 07, 2014
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Debater Becomes Rapper!

by Erik Fogel | Feb 01, 2014
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Good Luck to our Debaters This Weekend!

by Erik Fogel | Feb 01, 2014
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January & February Chemical Sciences Debates!

by Erik Fogel | Feb 01, 2014
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Thank You Teach for America!

by Erik Fogel | Feb 01, 2014
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Sister Urban Debate League in the News!

by Erik Fogel | Feb 01, 2014
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New York Debate On Presidential Warpowers!

by Erik Fogel | Feb 01, 2014
Article Excerpted From - http://www.poughkeepsiejournal.com/article/20140119/NEWS01/301190056/Debate-wartime-presidential-powers-set
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Jackie Oakes Retires After 25 Years of Service to Speech & Debate!

by Erik Fogel | Jan 31, 2014
Please join us in thanking Jackie Oakes for her incredible service! All our schools are members of the National Speech and Debate League.  And all our students are honorary members of the National ...
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NYC Urban Debate League Honored by Teach for America!

by Erik Fogel | Jan 30, 2014
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Goldman Sachs Hosts Great Debaters!

by Erik Fogel | Jan 26, 2014
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Binghamton Online Debate Tournament

by Erik Fogel | Jan 26, 2014
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Wiley College - Home of the Original Great Debaters - Sees Enrollment Soar with Revived Debate Team!

by Erik Fogel | Jan 26, 2014
Wiley College sees enrollment soar with revived debate team (Article excerpted from the Dallas Morning News) ...
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MOVE OVER BASKETBALL, MAKE ROOM FOR DEBATE!

by Erik Fogel | Jan 26, 2014
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THE POWER OF URBAN DEBATE!

by Erik Fogel | Jan 19, 2014
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Thank You to Wharton Business School & PennPac!

by Erik Fogel | Jan 18, 2014
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NYC Debate Recognized as Top Civic Nonprofit!

by Erik Fogel | Jan 18, 2014
THE CIVIC ACCELERATOR The Points of Light Civic Accelerator invests in and supports seed stage social ventures that solve pressing social and environmental issues by engaging people. What People Are ...
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The National Speech & Debate Association!

by Erik Fogel | Jan 18, 2014
Article Excerpted from http://www.nationalforensicleague.org/aspx/nav.aspx?navid=546 FAQs: What's In a Name?
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THE ONE SECOND CHANGE THAT WILL DRAMATICALLY IMPROVE YOUR SPEECHES

by Erik Fogel | Jan 18, 2014
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Education Week Profiles Urban Debate!

by Erik Fogel | Jan 18, 2014
Article Excerpted Below or Full Article - http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/time_and_learning/2013/12/debate_league_helps_improve_student_success.html
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MR. CONGRESS PASSES

by Erik Fogel | Jan 17, 2014
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Debater Wins Case Before the Supreme Court

by Erik Fogel | Jan 17, 2014
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NYC Debate Parliamentary Tournament #4

by Erik Fogel | Jan 12, 2014
Shout outs to an incredible Middle School Parliamentary Debate Tournament/Elementary School Tournament #4 at One World Middle School in the Bronx!!! Shout outs to Ben Crossan, Aubrey Semple, Tyler ...
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National Public Forum Debate Topic Announced!

by Erik Fogel | Jan 12, 2014
Based on a nationwide vote, the February 2014 Public Forum topic is, Resolved: The Supreme Court rightly decided that Section 4 of the Voting Rights Act violated the Constitution. A total of 293 ...
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NYC Debate Featured in Teach for America Magazine!

by Erik Fogel | Jan 12, 2014
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2014-2015 Policy Debate Topic Announced!

by Erik Fogel | Jan 10, 2014
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Weekly NYC Great Debaters News!

by Erik Fogel | Jan 07, 2014
First Edition of 2014.  NYC Great Debaters News! http://conta.cc/194nRWR
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"It's the best thing you don't know about."

by Erik Fogel | Jan 06, 2014
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Legal Debate Topic - The Supreme Court and Individual Rights!

by Erik Fogel | Jan 04, 2014
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Legal Career Nights!

by Erik Fogel | Jan 04, 2014
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HOLLAND FAMILY LEGACY FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY

by Erik Fogel | Jan 04, 2014
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Fall 2013 NYC Debate Data!

by Erik Fogel | Jan 01, 2014
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Attention Amazon Shoppers!

by Erik Fogel | Jan 01, 2014
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Legal Skills 101: Cross Examination

by Erik Fogel | Dec 21, 2013
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Monthly Law Topic: Attorney-Client Privilege

by Erik Fogel | Dec 21, 2013
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MIDDLE SCHOOL/ELEMENTARY SCHOOL TOURNAMENT #2 SHOUT OUTS!

by Erik Fogel | Nov 16, 2013
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NJ Debater Becomes Youngest Elected Official!

by Erik Fogel | Nov 16, 2013
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NYC Teams = Top in the Nation

by Erik Fogel | Oct 26, 2013
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First NYC Parliamentary Debate Tournament of the Year!

by Erik Fogel | Oct 20, 2013
Urban Debate League coaches first brought parliamentary debate to the city years ago and now its one one of our flagship debate events at every tournament!  We use an adapted version of the American ...
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International Debate Tournament Begins!

by Erik Fogel | Sep 11, 2013
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HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!!!

by Erik Fogel | Jan 20, 2013
HAPPY NEW YEAR!
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THE 300!

by Erik Fogel | Oct 08, 2012
Last Saturday (11/10) we had our first NYC Debate Tournament of the year and l argest tournament in recent history with over 300 attendees! Over 200 debaters! Over 100 trophies and medals! Over 60 ...
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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 #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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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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Welcome!

by Erik Fogel | Sep 01, 2011
Welcome to the NYCUDL Blog!  A running record of everything and anything going on with the NYCUDL.  And most importantly a record of the accomplishments of our Great Debaters on any given weekend! ...
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