7th Annual Cabin Fever Debates, Championship Round 2012

2012-03-12 by

In the Championship Round for the 7th annual Cabin Fever Debates, four teams of two argued this motion: Following the model of Portugal, the U.S. should decriminalize the use of recreational drugs. CFD winners are announced at the end of the debate, at about 61 minutes into the recording.

Competitors were:
Opening Proposition: (The A Team) Adrian Schnyder and Aurora Dordan
Opening Opposition: (Team Alaska: World Police) Tim Treuer and Erik Woebler
Closing Proposition: (Ghost Riding the Whip) Hannah Coe and Andrew McConnell
Closing Opposition: (Meh) Quoc Dong and Jaron Saturnino

Winners:
Team Alaska: World Police, were adjudicated the winners of the debate. The team included Tim Treuer and Erik Woebler. Best Speaker was awarded to Jaron Saturnino of team Meh.



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Cabin Fever Debates
Update page, 2012 competition, with winners from all rounds
Green & Gold
News story on the championship round
Seawolf Debate Team
Website for UAA's debate team

2012 Cabin Fever Debates: Round One

2012-02-07 by

Launched in 2006, the intramural debate tournament at UAA, called Cabin Fever Debates, is a February tradition. In round one, two teams for the proposition and two teams for the opposition interrogated the motion: States should require drug testing for all recipients of welfare.

TEAMS:
Opening Proposition: (Forget Me Not) Rosangelica Cuautli & Carolyn Layne
Opening Opposition: (Snap Judgment) Emily Kroeker & AJ Robinson (WINNER)
Closing Proposition: (CougNation) Nathanael Jenkins & Paloma Field
Closing Opposition: (Mikey & The Brain) Michael James & Jade Devens

This podcast was recorded Feb. 7, 2012.



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Cabin Fever Debates
Homepage
2012 CFD Tournament
Updates on teams, motions and winners throughout the tournament.
Seawolf Debate Team
Website for UAA's award-winning team

Cabin Fever Debates 2011 championship round

2011-03-20 by News, Sports, and Art

Cabin Fever Debates 2011 championship round debates, “The US should not automatically grant citizenship to children born in the United States to parents who are illegal immigrants.”

Recorded March 3, 2011.



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Cabin Fever Debates 2011 semi-final round 2

2011-03-20 by News, Sports, and Art

Cabin Fever Debates 2011 semi-final round 2 debates, “This house supports the use of aggressive entrapment to identify and foil potential terrorists.”

Recorded March 1, 2011.



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Cabin Fever Debates 2011 semi-final round 1

2011-03-20 by News, Sports, and Art

Cabin Fever Debates 2011 semi-final round 1 debates, “This house supports Wisconsin’s effort to curtail collective bargaining rights for public employees.”

Recorded March 1, 2011.



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