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Report: UTMARA Wins The Great Serdang Debate 2011

June 2, 2011

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              . Monday, May 30, 2011: UTMARA won against NUS at the grand finals of the Great Serdang Debate Championship 2011. The motion debated was that postcolonial states should not be members of organisations based on a common colonial heritage founded by their former colonial masters. From the FB note […]

Report: US Universities Debating Championship 2011

April 5, 2011

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Here are the results from this weekend’s United States University Debating Championships. Winners: Harvard BE (Jo Box & Cormac Early) Finalists: Yale DF (Max Dovala & Kate Falkenstein) New South Wales KM (Angela Kintominas & David Maher) Alaska CS (Sarah Carpenter & Aime Stanley) Top Speakers 1. Cormac Early (Harvard) 2. Jo Box (Harvard) 3. […]

Report: 6th Borneo Debate Championship

April 1, 2011

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From the 25-28th of March the 6th Borneo Debating Championship was held at UMSEDC. UTMARA 1 (Aerie Rahman, Rafiq Saladdin & Muhd Shafiq B Ahmed Bazari) won the competition defeating MMUM 1 in the final. Shafiq from UTMARA 1 was crowned the best speaker in the final. The list of top 10 speakers and breaking teams are as follows: 1)Rafiq […]

MDO 2011: Stunned For Not Breaking, But Not As Stunned As Alex Ferguson

March 7, 2011

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I refused to go to the break night socials yesterday night, having a bad feeling about how the outcome would be like for my team. A reasonably experienced team ended by the intensity of an ongoing rivalry and insanity cultivated by competitiveness. Or maybe we were just simply crap. Yes, I would rather like to […]

MDO 2011: Topics For Day 2

March 6, 2011

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There will be three preliminary rounds today (Rounds 5 – 7). The seventh round will be a silent round. As I am writing this entry, we are all waiting for the final preliminary round. My team is currently on 4 wins and 2 losses. It is essential for us to win the next round to […]

Malaysian Debate Open (MDO) 2011: Exclusive Daily Reports

March 4, 2011

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Alarming news. It seems that all the smart people has gone missing. We all know where all the stupid ones are – they’re all in the White House. Could it be, I wondered, that all the smart people  have all gone to Serdang? But Serdang is a place you go to when you’ve made a […]

Moderate Growth Will Boost Sponsorship, But There’s A Wild Card

January 26, 2011

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An insight to sponsorship of the World Universities Peace Invitational Debate (WUPID). When WUPID was organized in December 2010, the global economy was characterized by significant uncertainty. Growth has however resumed following important injections, in many countries, of government stimulus spending aimed at counterbalancing the worst global recession in decades. Yet economies are advancing at different […]