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Conquering the Crowd

In this article, Peter Alisky gives viewers some tips for how to perform in high-stakes rounds. He divulges some of his own secrets when it comes to settling nerves and gives easy-to-read advice on how to conquer the crowd.

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Weekly Quiz: August 31st – September 6th

Do you want to put your news reading skills to the test? Find out how much you know about this past week’s news by taking the weekly quiz below! Happy practicing and good luck!

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Weekly Questions: August 31st – September 6th

Written by Shreya Joshi and Steve Asthana. Happy practicing!

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Extemp and Speech in a Small Community: the Struggles and How to Overcome Them

In this article, Cailin Friary takes a deep dive into the realities of speech and debate in small communities without strong debate infrastructures and ways to get involved and improve whether you are a small or big school competitor.

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How to Talk About Elections (Responsibly)

Bradley Wascher is a professional elections analyst and an alum of extemp speaking, where he competed for 6 years. He was gracious enough to lend his time & write up an article for the Extemper’s Bible, where he combines his unique political insights and years of experience in extemp to provide stellar electoral analysis.

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Weekly Questions: August 24th – August 30th

Written by Shreya Joshi and James (Jimmy) Gao. Happy practicing!

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How to Answer “How” Questions

Questions calling for extempers to prescribe a feasible solution to one of the world’s many problems are unavoidable for the average speaker. While the difficulty of these questions vary, Daniel Kind helps outline some easy-to-follow guidelines for how you can best approach and answer these questions.

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Weekly Quiz: August 17th – August August 23rd

How much have you kept up with this past week’s news? Take the quiz to find out! Answers are provided at the very bottom of this article. Apologies if the questions may take a few seconds to load!

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Weekly Questions: August 17th – August 23rd

Written by Jimmy Gao and Steve Asthana. Happy practicing!

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The National Points Race is Live! + Methodology

This article explains the format and methodology behind the 2020-21 National Points Race, hosted by the Extemper’s Bible.