Topic Analyses

The Syrian Civil War: A Perpetual Conflict

The Syrian Civil War continues to ravage the Middle East. Although many look for ways to fix underlying issues, it looks to be increasingly difficult as the years go by. In this article, Pranav Kalakuntla adds some preliminary background to the complex conflict, with some added reading suggestions too!

MBA Update

The Montgomery Bell Academy Extemp Round Robin, a prestigious Tier 1 ranked tournament, recently concluded (1/7-1/8). Major changes were seen in the top 15 of our National Points Race, though McKinley Paltzik (Phoenix Country Day, AZ) maintained her position in first by winning the tournament and earning 1500 points. In second, Phoena Lin (Plano West, […]

Glenbrooks Update

At this year’s Glenbrooks tournament, held from 11/18 – 11/21, we had many competitors gain big points at this tier 3 tournament! Championing this tournament is this year’s current leader in points McKinley Paltzik (Phoenix Country Day, AZ), earning herself 900 points, earning straight 1s in finals. In second, also from Arizona, is Sruti Peddi […]