Tag: Forensic and Debate Team

Showcase: Forensic & Debate to perform their award-winning piece April 10

Showcase: Forensic & Debate to perform their award-winning piece April 10

| April 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Webster University Forensic and Debate Team will perform their award-winning Reader’s Theatre entry, “So You Want to Start a Cult” at noon Friday, April 10, in the Library Conference Room. The five-person cast (juniors Brian Coates and Bri Jones, freshman MacLain Naumann, Rachel Seevers and Kirby Weber) won the Reader’s Theatre competition at Florida […]

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March 18: Scott Jensen Pi Kappa Delta Hall of Fame Induction Reception

March 18: Scott Jensen Pi Kappa Delta Hall of Fame Induction Reception

| February 25, 2015 | 1 Comment

Scott Jensen, professor of Speech Communication Studies and director of Forensics in the School of Communications, will be inducted the Pi Kappa Delta Hall of Fame. Jensen is one of only two recipients to have received this honor while still being an active member of Pi Kappa Delta (PKD), the nation’s largest and oldest collegiate […]

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Forensic & Debate Team Trivia Night Feb. 28

Forensic & Debate Team Trivia Night Feb. 28

| February 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

Webster University’s Forensic and Debate Team is sponsoring its annual Trivia Night on Saturday, Feb. 28, in the Edward Jones Commons of the East Academic Building. Doors will open at 6 p.m. and questions will begin at 7 p.m. The event is open to the public. The evening will include 10 rounds of questions, a […]

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Gorlok Gala Debate Tournament Sees Largest Turnout in 17-Year History

Gorlok Gala Debate Tournament Sees Largest Turnout in 17-Year History

| January 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Webster University Forensic and Debate program held the annual Gorlok Gala Forensics Tournament, an annual comprehensive tournament offering multiple forms of debate, performance and speaking events over the weekend of Jan. 23. Friday and Saturday were full days of competition on the Webster campus before Sunday’s award ceremony at the Sheraton Westport Plaza hotel. This […]

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Webster Debate Team Seeks Dress Clothing, Debate Supplies for UDL Collection Jan. 23-24

Webster Debate Team Seeks Dress Clothing, Debate Supplies for UDL Collection Jan. 23-24

| January 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

The annual Gorlok Gala Forensic and Debate Tournament is slated for this weekend on Webster’s campus. The tournament is now expected to attract nearly 50 schools from over 20 states, making it the largest in its 17-year history. As part of this year’s tournament, the team is welcoming donations of dress clothing and debate supplies to […]

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Judges Sought for Gorlok Gala Debate Tournament Jan. 23-25, No Prior Experience Needed

Judges Sought for Gorlok Gala Debate Tournament Jan. 23-25, No Prior Experience Needed

| December 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Webster University Forensic and Debate program is preparing for the 17th Annual Gorlok Gala Forensic and Debate Tournament, to be held the weekend of Jan. 23-25, 2015. This event–one of the nation’s largest and most prestigious invitational tournaments of the season–brings to Webster students from across the nation to compete. This year, over 40 […]

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Snapshots: Webster Hosts Study Break Debate Tournament

Snapshots: Webster Hosts Study Break Debate Tournament

| December 8, 2014 | 1 Comment

Webster University’s Forensic and Debate program welcomed home several alumni over the weekend of Dec. 6, hosting the 28th Study Break Debate Tournament Saturday, Dec. 7. This annual event is designed as a competitive opportunity for classroom and extremely novice debaters. Six schools from four states attended the event, along with several alumni who came […]

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Strong Showing for Forensic & Debate Team at Season Opener

Strong Showing for Forensic & Debate Team at Season Opener

| October 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Webster University Forensic and Debate Team traveled two students to its opening weekend of the 2014-15 season. The team attended the Bob R. Derryberry Memorial Tournament at Southwest Baptist University in Bolivar, Missouri. Bri Jones, a junior speech communication studies major, placed 6th in programmed oral interpretation. Freshman speech communication studies major Kirby Weber […]

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Forensic & Debate Team Trivia Night March 1

Forensic & Debate Team Trivia Night March 1

| February 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Webster Forensic and Debate program is hosting is annual trivia night on Saturday, March 1, in the University Center’s Sunnen Lounge. Doors open at 6 p.m. and questions begin at 7 p.m. The evening will feature 10 rounds of trivia, along with between-rounds games, a silent auction, and a raffle. Tables of eight can […]

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16th Gorlok Gala Marks 300th Debate Tournament for Scott Jensen

16th Gorlok Gala Marks 300th Debate Tournament for Scott Jensen

| January 28, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Webster University Forensic and Debate program hosted its 16th Gorlok Gala tournament the weekend of Jan. 24-26. An estimated 450 people from 44 schools representing 13 states attended the Gala, an annual comprehensive tournament offering multiple forms of debate, performance and speaking events. The tournament has become one of the largest and most prestigious […]

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