WUPID 2011 DCA: Ivan Evetovics – The Hungarian Barbarian

April 22, 2011

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This year, apart from the Chief Adjudicator (CA), we will be naming 3 local (Malaysian) Deputy Chief Adjudicators (DCA) and 4 non-Malaysian DCAs. And here’s the first of the three DCA from Malaysia … Ivan Evetovics: Ivan Evetovics The Hungarian Barbarian By Aizuddin Danian Ivan’s story as a debater is a truly inspiring one. After […]

WUPID Names The Chief Adjudicator For 2011

April 22, 2011

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Dr. Kamalan Jeevaratnam Debate broker and source of hope By Muhammad Yunus Zakariah I first met Kamalan when we were both debating for our university. He was doing veterinary science and I was doing mechanical engineering. For a while, we were a rat pack, hanging out, debating in a team together, going places. I remember […]

Don’t Debate If You Haven’t Read This: UN Rights Expert Voices Concern Over Use Of Unmanned Drones By United States

April 20, 2011

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Don’t Debate If You Haven’t Read This is a new feature of The Debating News that selects debate-worthy articles or news everyday for their readers. A motion would also be worded at the end of the article or news and included in the motion bank. ————————————————————————- by – Published by: UN News Centre Date: October 28, […]

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. […]

Debate Survey: Impact Of Debating On Academic Performance

April 4, 2011

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I am doing a research, titled the “Impact of Debate on Academic Performance”. The following links are the questionnaires, easy ones, for the debaters and non debaters to fill! Please feel free to put your honest answers and the results would be posted soon with thee research paper here! Looking forward to your cooperation. For […]

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 […]

WUPID 2011 Celebrity Ambassador – MC Stiff – Jyeah!

March 29, 2011

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When WUPID was announced 5 years ago, many was thinking that the letter ‘P’ was just a cause marketing stint to get corporations interested to sponsor. But it did seem that the people behind WUPID were dead serious about the ‘Peace’ in WUPID. Now, this effort of promoting world peace, no matter how ludicrous, is […]