June 2014


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"Meany, John" <[log in to unmask]>
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USA Debating in the WUDC Format <[log in to unmask]>
Fri, 20 Jun 2014 17:43:08 +0000
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Happy to send teams to Cal Poly-SLO and San Diego State on that weekend.



John Meany
Claremont Colleges Debate Union

On 6/19/14, 11:58 PM, "John Patrick" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

>Given John's decision to remove Claremont from the schedule in fall, Cal
>Poly is open to hosting the USU Open if we can work out the dates and
>needs of the community. We cant make promises, but we'd like to explore
>the possibilities. Feedback as to whether this is of interest to the
>John Patrick
>> On Jun 19, 2014, at 10:07 PM, "Meany, John"
>><[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> Hi Brent, 
>> Please remove the Claremont Colleges tournament from the BP calendar.
>> 15 tournaments and conferences planned on campus for the year and
>> something had to give, at least in the early fall. I have a redesigned
>> debate tournament model that I would like to introduce this year (was
>> hoping to do it in October but need to be a good citizen about campus
>> facility use) but may be able to do it in the spring.
>> One other note ­ Greater Los Angeles is an extraordinary international
>> alpha city, with complex, thriving, enriching, and influential
>> and cultures from throughout the world. I understand how it is that an
>> imagined Los Angeles may escape its cartographic boundaries and
>> all peoples and places ­ it is Druze, Russian, Peruvian, Japanese,
>> Azeri, Filipino, Zuni, Indian, Mexican, Fijian, Chinese, ItalianŠit is
>> Ethiopia, Hawai¹i, Sri Lanka, Armenia, Pennsylvania, Korea, Brazil,
>> Africa, El Salvador, Ireland, Tunisia, Oklahoma, ThailandŠLos Angeles is
>> astounding and universal. But for those on the list just interested in
>> purchasing an airline ticket, it may be helpful to re-locate future
>> Claremont tournaments from the imagination and current psychic-location
>> Eastern US/Canada for a move to the Western US/Canada column.
>> Best,
>> John
>>> On 6/18/14, 6:23 PM, "Northup, Brent" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>>> HI to all
>>> THB it's awfully quiet out there...surely we can find SOMETHING to
>>> disagree about.
>>> First, congratulations to Bates, Jac & Taylor, for winning USU. My team
>>> applauded their win - both because they were exceptional and because
>>> whole Bates program was exceptional. "What's up with Bates?" was the
>>> theme on the drive to the hotel that night...
>>> And, perhaps I'm mistaken, but in an age when lots of people talk
>>>about a
>>> male gender bias in college debate, I think I saw a rather larger
>>> of exceptional ladies on that Bates squad. What's the secret?! Please
>>> share. (No offense to the gents, of course.)
>>> And congrats to Steve Johnson as top judge. For once nice guys finish
>>> first.
>>> On to business: Let's improve the BP calendar so we know where to go
>>> year.
>>> Here's the link
>>> EhaWTVUYVNoSkE&usp=sharing
>>> And here is an early draft of a Canadian calendar for next year. In
>>> you missed the memo, Canadian tournaments are quite wonderful - nice
>>> folk, good teams:
>>> d7HdM/edit
>>> Send info on tournaments to me, and enjoy your summer.
>>> Best wishes,
>>> Brent
>>> Brent Northup
>>> Carroll College of Montana
>>> [log in to unmask]
>>> 406 459-2371