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The HWS Update

This semester, the HWS Debate Team has had a series of recent successes at major competitions, including a semi-finals appearance by Chris Doak ’18 and Emma Herbst ’18 at the U.S. Novice Nationals, the national championship for first-year collegiate debaters. At the Novice Nationals, Doak ranked 14th for individual speaker. In addition, HWS Debate Team

Hobart and William Smith Colleges will host the best collegiate debate teams from across the globe this weekend for the ninth annual International Round Robin Debate Tournament – the most elite debate tournament in the world. Bringing together an internationally diverse group of debaters and adjudicators to the Colleges, the Round Robin tournament will be

An ongoing collaboration between the HWS Debate Team and Geneva High School (GHS) students has paid off significantly in recent months with GHS seniors Sebastian Bersani and Prashanta Augustine competing in debate tournaments at the local, state and national levels. Under the guidance of Associate Professor of Philosophy Eric Barnes, the HWS Debate Team head

More than 100 top-ranked debate teams from 35 colleges and universities have convened at Hobart and William Smith this weekend to compete in the widely-acclaimed North American Universities Debate Championship (NAUDC). The tournament, which is free and open to the public, will take place from Friday, Oct. 24 to Sunday, Oct. 26 at a number

More than 100 top-ranked debate teams from dozens of colleges and universities across the United States and Canada were recently in Geneva to compete in the North American Universities Debate Championship (NAUDC) at Hobart and William Smith Colleges. Held from Oct. 24-26 and drawing more than 300 people to campus, the widely-acclaimed NAUDC asked teams

Facing a competitive field of 32 collegiate debate teams, members of the HWS Debate Team had a strong showing this November at the Father Roger Guindon Cup 2014 debate tournament. Held on behalf of the English Debating Society at University of Ottawa, the Guindon Cup is unique because it is an open tournament, meaning anyone

During this year’s winter break, three HWS students traveled to Chennai, India to compete in the World Universities Debating Championship.   HWS Debate Team co-president Amira Abdulkadir ’14 teamed up with Danny Schonning ’16 to debate the toughest competitors from around the world.  They argued about topics as varied as NATO membership for former Soviet

Some of the most accomplished debate teams in the world will converge on Hobart and William Smith on April 4 and 5 as the Colleges host the eighth annual Round Robin Invitational. The Round Robin has become one of the most competitive debate tournaments in the world, bringing together an elite and internationally diverse group

Hobart and William Smith have been named as the host of the North American Universities Debate Championship (NAUDC), a major collegiate debate competition now heading into its second year. The NAUDC, which will welcome teams from across the United States and Canada, is scheduled to take place at the Colleges in October 2014. As a widely-acclaimed

Every November, hundreds of campus and community members line-up along the winding path to Winn-Seely Gymnasium, waiting upwards of an hour in hopes of getting a seat to one of the biggest performances of the year – the Annual Koshare Dance Collective show. This year, however, avid fans won’t have to worry about not finding