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Gonzaga Debate Institute Draws Top High School Students Nationwide

Gonzaga Debate Institute Draws Top High School Students Nationwide

Posted on June 27, 2017

SPOKANE, Wash. – More than 175 high school students nationwide are coming to Gonzaga University this summer for the Gonzaga Debate Institute. The Institute – directed by Glen Frappier, director of debate and senior lecturer at Gonzaga – offers high school students of all ages and experience levels lectures, workshops, practice debates, and research opportunities to prepare them for upcoming competition.

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Gonzaga Hosts Nation’s Best Debaters This Weekend at ‘The Jesuit’ Tournament

Gonzaga Hosts Nation’s Best Debaters This Weekend at ‘The Jesuit’ Tournament

Posted on October 27, 2016

SPOKANE, Wash. – Eighty-six of the top college debate teams in the nation will descend upon the Gonzaga University campus this weekend, Oct. 29-31, to compete in the three-day 2016 Jesuit Debates tournament, known as “The Jesuit.”

Spokane County Higher Education Institutions to Host U.S. Senate Debate Oct. 16 at Gonzaga

Spokane County Higher Education Institutions to Host U.S. Senate Debate Oct. 16 at Gonzaga

Posted on September 20, 2016

SPOKANE, Wash. – Spokane-area universities and community colleges are teaming up to hold a senatorial debate featuring incumbent Patty Murray and challenger Chris Vance. Gonzaga University will be the site of the U.S. Senate debate set for 7-8 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 16 in the John J. Hemmingson Center Ballroom (E. 702 DeSmet Ave.).

Washington State Debate Coalition Site Selections Prioritize Diversity

Washington State Debate Coalition Site Selections Prioritize Diversity

Posted on June 22, 2016

SEATTLE – Ensuring a broad cross-section of Washingtonians have the opportunity to participate in upcoming debates, the Washington State Debate Coalition announced today that it will hold debates in Spokane, Redmond, Tacoma, Seattle and Pasco this fall.

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Gonzaga Team Qualifies for College Debate’s National Championship

Gonzaga Team Qualifies for College Debate’s National Championship

Posted on February 29, 2016

SPOKANE, Wash. – A Gonzaga University debate team will compete in the National Debate Tournament, college debate’s national championship tournament, at State University of New York, Binghamton, March 31-April 4. This marks the 21st time in the past 22 years that a Gonzaga team has qualified.

Gonzaga Debaters Finish Second among 50 Teams at U.S. Naval Academy Tournament

Gonzaga Debaters Finish Second among 50 Teams at U.S. Naval Academy Tournament

Posted on January 25, 2016

SPOKANE, Wash. – Competing with 50 teams from colleges and universities nationwide, the Gonzaga University Debate team captured second place at the recent Crowe Warken Debates hosted at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland.

Gonzaga Debaters Compete Against Oregon Prison Inmates

Gonzaga Debaters Compete Against Oregon Prison Inmates

Posted on October 9, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University debaters Mark Ornelas, a senior, and freshman Eddy Nassif participated in a unique experience Oct. 3-4 at the Oregon State Penitentiary at Salem when they competed against debaters from a dozen other colleges and universities and worked with and competed against inmates.

Gonzaga Debate Institute Attracts Nation’s Top High School Debate Students This Summer

Gonzaga Debate Institute Attracts Nation’s Top High School Debate Students This Summer

Posted on June 15, 2015

SPOKANE, Wash. – Gonzaga University will host more than 200 high school debaters from across the nation this summer as students at the Gonzaga Debate Institute. Directed by Glen Frappier, director of debate and senior lecturer at Gonzaga, the GDI offers students of all ages and experience levels lectures, workshops, discussion groups, practice debates, and research opportunities designed to prepare them for the upcoming competitive debate seasons.