UH Debate Team Has Strong Showing at the 2012 Pan Pacific Invitational
The University of Hawai'i at Manoa Debate Team, sponsored by the Department of Communicology, competed in the Pan Pacific Invitational over President's Day weekend. The tournament, hosted by HPU on the Hawai'i Loa campus, featured teams from the Universities of California, Oregon, Washington, and New York. The UHM debate team did well, with two teams advancing to the semifinals, one team to the finals, and five members rated among the top-10 speakers.The final round was won by a team from WillametteUniversity, and the UHM team of Daniel Hugo and Eliot St. John were tournament runners up. The final round topic for the invitation was This house supports military intervention in Syria. Communicology students Ryan Delaney and Jay-me Morita also competed in the Pan Pacific Invitational.
--Dr. Rob Boller
Director of Forensics
The UH Debate Team will be hosting the 5th Warrior Intramural Debate Tournament on March 17th.