elijah smith http://kcur.org en Emporia State Debate Teams Sweeps National Tournaments http://kcur.org/post/emporia-state-debate-teams-sweeps-national-tournaments <p>When &nbsp;most of us think of a debate, presidential debates between two individuals come to mind. But the sport of argument and articulation is as radically different from this scenario as you can imagine. The world of college debate includes lightening fast speech arguments developed on the fly. T<span style="line-height: 1.5;">he best team that encompasses these can be found at Emporia State University.&nbsp;</span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Ryan Wash&nbsp;</strong>and&nbsp;<strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Elijah Smith,&nbsp;</strong>two members of the ESU debate team recently won both the National Debate Tournament and the Cross Examination Debate Association championship tournament.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p></p><p> Wed, 10 Apr 2013 19:11:47 +0000 Maria Carter, Matthew Long-Middleton & Claire McInerny 34931 at http://kcur.org Emporia State Debate Teams Sweeps National Tournaments