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WKU Forensics team finishes semester with win at Ohio State

Eleven WKU Forensics team members traveled to Columbus, Ohio, to take part in a tournament hosted by Ohio State University the weekend of Dec. 5-6. WKU placed first in team sweepstakes, ahead of 19 other schools. The team also closed out the semifinal round of Lincoln-Douglas debate by beating out all other schools from advancing […]

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WKU forensics team wins tournaments in Tennessee & Ohio

Members of the WKU forensics team traveled to Nashville, Tennessee, and Bowling Green, Ohio, to compete in four tournaments the weekend of Nov. 15-16. At Bowling Green State University, the team won the overall team sweepstakes championship, beating 19 schools, which included Eastern Michigan University, University of Michigan and Ohio State University. Additionally, sophomore Jackson […]

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WKU forensics team wins largest tournament of fall semester

The WKU forensics team was crowned team sweepstakes champion, ahead of 39 other schools, this weekend at the largest tournament of the fall semester. The 67th Annual L.E. Norton Memorial Tournament, hosted by Bradley University, is one of the oldest collegiate forensics tournaments and has historically served as a predictor of success at April’s national […]

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WKU forensics team wins at events in West Virginia & Nebraska

WKU forensics team members traveled to West Virginia and Nebraska the weekend of Oct. 25-26 to take part in two tournaments. In Huntington, West Virginia, the WKU team won the combined team sweepstakes award for debate and individual events, and also received the Quality Award. This award ranks teams according to a team’s combined success, […]

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WKU forensics team wins in Missouri, Tennessee & Indiana

The WKU forensics team traveled to Warrensburg, Missouri; Nashville, Tennessee; and Muncie, Indiana, to take part in six tournaments the weekend of Oct. 18-19. In Missouri, the WKU debate team was crowned debate sweepstakes champion at the Dale Carnegie tournament and closed out the final round of Lincoln-Douglas debate at the MO Mule tournament. A […]

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WKU forensics team wins tournament in Alabama

WKU forensics team members traveled to Tuscaloosa, Alabama, and Lexington to take part in three tournaments the weekend of Oct. 11-12. WKU was crowned team sweepstakes champion at the University of Alabama Alumni tournament, ahead of 11 schools, including University of Texas at Austin, University of Alabama, Bradley University, Florida State University and Tennessee State […]

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WKU forensics team wins event titles in Illinois and Pennsylvania

WKU forensics team members traveled to Normal, Illinois; Peoria, Illinois; and Easton, Pennsylvania, to compete in three tournaments the weekend of Oct. 4-5. In Illinois, WKU was crowned sweepstakes champion of both tournaments, ahead of schools including Northwestern University, Ohio University, Illinois State University, Bradley University, University of Northern Iowa and Truman State University. Senior […]

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WKU forensics team wins two tournaments in Indiana

The WKU forensics team traveled to Muncie, Indiana, to take part in two tournaments, the Mid-America Forensic League Numbers 1 and 2, the weekend of Sept. 27-28. WKU was crowned team sweepstakes champion at both tournaments, ahead of 12 other schools, including Bradley University, University of Northern Iowa, Illinois State University, Ball State University and […]

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WKU forensics team opens 2014-15 season by hosting tournament

The WKU forensics team kicked off its competitive season by hosting the Forensics Fiesta on WKU’s campus the weekend of Sept. 19-21. The event offered competition in debate and individual events over three days, and hosted 18 schools, including the University of Alabama, University of Kentucky, Illinois State University, Truman State University and Gustavus Adolphus […]

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Newman returning to WKU to lead forensics program

A WKU alumnus is returning to the Hill to lead the world-champion forensics program. Ganer Lee Newman IV will become Director of Forensics on Aug. 11. Newman returns to WKU from Illinois State University where he is Director of Individual Events for the ISU Forensics Union and a lecturer in ISU’s School of Communication. Since […]

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WKU forensics team wins NFA speech, debate championships

The WKU forensics team won both the National Forensic Association National Tournament championship and the National Forensic Association Lincoln-Douglas Debate National championship, hosted this year by Eastern Michigan University in Ypsilanti, Mich., over the April 18-21 weekend. WKU sent 40 competitors with a total of 181 entries to the national tournament. Of the 181 total […]

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WKU forensics team wins 8th AFA national speech title; Gilyard earns top award

The WKU forensics team won its eighth American Forensic Association National Individual Events Tournament championship, hosted this year by Arizona State University in Tempe, Ariz., over the April 4-6 weekend. WKU sent 29 competitors with a total of 66 entries to the national tournament. Of the 66 total entries, 47 advanced to quarterfinal rounds, 31 […]

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