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Welcome to the online home of the Augustana Debate Union!
|Members of the 2013-2014 Augustana Debate Union|
The Augustana Debate Union is committed to helping its members improve their liberal arts experience in each of the following areas:
- Advocacy - by helping you become a confident and skilled communicator, no matter what public speaking situation you face.
- Critical Thinking - by engaging in intensive debates featuring current events and social issues that affect you in your daily life.
- Research - by encouraging you examine all sides of an issue to develop the most informed and well-reasoned position.
- Time Management - by helping you balance your academic, professional and social life with the demands of being a part of a tradition of excellence.
|Legendary ADU Director Martin Holcomb with Augustana's First NDT Champions, Norman Lefstein & Phillip Hubbart|
With 51 qualifications to the National Debate Tournament (NDT), Viking debaters invite you to join its proud tradition of excellence.
1953 - Top Speaker - National Debate Tournament
Robert L. Anderson
1956 - Top Speaker - National Debate Tournament
1957 - National Champions - National Debate Tournament
Norman Lefstein & Phillip Hubbart
1976 - Top Speaker - National Debate Tournament
|Michael Clapp (middle) & Zachery Yakey (right) compete against SMU in the Championship Round of the 2013 Blue Devil Debates.|
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