“Under the Big Tent” to focus on equality

PULLMAN – The WSU Center for Civic Engagement will host “Under the Big Tent” at noon Tuesday, Feb. 9, in the CUB Lair.   “Under the Big Tent” is an opportunity for WSU students and the Pullman community to participate in a civil debate concerning critical issues.   The topic for this debate is “Roads […]

“Reporting Violence: Fear, Privacy and Safety”

PULLMAN – In observance of the Week Without Violence, the WSU Center for Civic Engagement will be hosting another Under the Big Tent at noon on Thursday, Oct. 15, at Glenn Terrell Mall. The topic of the debate is “Reporting Violence: Fear, Privacy and Safety.”  All students and members of the community are invited. Participants […]

WSU’s Under the Big Tent program to debate eating locally

PULLMAN – “Under the Big Tent: The Locavore’s Dilemma,” will take place Wednesday, Sept. 16, at noon on the Glenn Terrell Mall in front of the CUB. The Locavore’s Dilemma will debate eating locally, and whether or not it matters. Under the Big Tent is an open debate program on the WSU campus. There are […]

Porn debate comes to the Palouse

Pornography star Ron Jeremy and Pastor Craig Gross will debate porn at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 5, in Beasley coliseum. While free for all WSU students, faculty and staff, the debate will cost $10 dollars for the public. It is sponsored by the Student Entertainment Board (SEB), which seeks to contribute to the academic discussion […]

Student team addresses human mobility

VANCOUVER — The debate team from Washington State University Vancouver presents, “Has the automobile ravaged our nation? Can we return to a world of human mobility?” This debate is open to the public and will be held at noon, Nov. 7 on campus in the Administration Building, room 110. Inspired by this year’s New Student […]

Privacy vs. security issues discussed tomorrow

A public debate focusing on privacy vs. security will be held tomorrow, March 21, from noon to 1:30 p.m. on Glenn Terrell Mall.  The panel will include a sheriff, ACLU legal expert from the Coeur d’Alene Tribe, and a WSU Librarian. The debate ground rules include the opportunity for questions to and from audience members […]

WSU Vancouver Debate Club competes at national level

VANCOUVER– Washington State University Vancouver’s new speech and debate team competed in its first tournament Nov. 3 and 4 at the 34th annual Lower Columbia College Speech and Debate Tournament in Longview, Wash. The team was one of more than 75 teams. There were 220 students representing 19 schools from California, Oregon, Washington, Texas, Mississippi […]