Written by James (Jimmy) Gao and Shreya Joshi. Happy practicing!
Welcome to the fifth monthly updates on the standings and tournament results for the 2020-21 National Points Race! This edition features the results from the Montgomery Bell Academy Southern Bell Forum, the Sunvitational, the James Logan MLK Invitational, the Cavalier Invitational, the Cavalier Challenge, the Barkley Forum, and the Marshall Speech Spectacular.
The following is the ultimate guide for novices on how to succeed in extemporaneous speaking. Covered are the following sections: what is extemp, what goes into a speech, the art of substructure, confidence in this activity, free extemp resources, and concluding commentary. Since this is an ongoing project, we will be continually updating this resource. […]
As Israeli encroachments on the West Bank persevere despite international pressure, join us in exploring the complex narratives of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, impending Israeli elections, and foreign influence in the region.
Written by Steve Asthana and James (Jimmy) Gao.
In extemp, effective filing is of paramount importance. In this article, Anne Smith highlights five tips to become better at filing.
Written by Shreya Joshi and James (Jimmy) Gao. Happy practicing!
In this article, written by Anne Smith, we’ll take a deep dive into the history, controversy, geopolitical significance, costs, and benefits of China’s Belt and Road Initiative. Enjoy!
In this article, Mukta Dharmapurikar lays out the benefits of diversifying your Speech and Debate experiences in order to better your own extemp and our community.
Last week, we published the first half of the questions from the Montgomery Bell Academy (MBA) Extemp Round Robin. Below is the second half. Enjoy!