Cabin Fever Debates 2009, Round Two

2009-03-03 by

Four teams debated this proposition: “The NATO Alliance should negotiate with the Taliban to achieve stability in Afghanistan.”

Opening for the Government, team “Ramrod.”
Opening for the Opposition, team “Code Red.”
Closing for the Government, team “Bad Horse: Thoroughbred of Sin.”
Closing for the Opposition, team “Dynamic.”
Advancing: “Code Red.”

This podcast was recorded on Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2009



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Cabin Fever Debates 2009, Round One

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Four teams debated this proposition: “The State of Alaska should invest its public funds according to the principles of socially-responsible investing.”

Opening for the Government was the team “Serious Business.”
Opening for the Opposition was the team “Alyssa and Carina.”
Closing for the Government was the team “S and C.”
Closing for the Opposition was the team “This is not the Hammer.”

Advancing: “This is not the Hammer.”

This podcast was recorded on Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2009.



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Cabin Fever Debates 2009, Exhibition Round

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To demonstrate the style of debate to be followed during the intramural debate tournament, members of the award-winning Seawolf Debate Team argue both sides of this proposition:

“Spanking, as punishment for children, should be declared illegal.”

This podcast was recorded on Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2009.



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Cabin Fever Debates 2009, Introduction

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Today you’ll hear the introduction to Cabin Fever Debates 2009, with Steve Johnson describing the style of debate, explaining the seven weekly preliminary rounds throughout February, culminating in the semifinal round on Tuesday, March 3 and the Championship Round on Thursday, March 5.

This podcast was recorded on Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2009.



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Meet Audrey Alstrom, civil engineering senior

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Audrey Dawn Alstrom is just a semester away from her engineering degree. She dreams of taking her new skills home to her Western Alaska village of Alakanuk, where she’d like to work on rural energy solutions and teach. Alstrom is featured in the spring 2009 Accolades magazine.

This podcast was recorded on January 22, 2009.



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