Debatable with Nina and Kyle
Episode 11: Elections Part 2 - The Campaign

Episode 11: Elections Part 2 - The Campaign

June 6, 2019

For this part of the Elections series, we talk to Nathan Austria and Bianca Lacaba, two PDU members who took active roles in the campaign season. We ask them about what happened, what went wrong, and what can be done in the future. Music: https://www.purple-planet.com/

Episode 10: Elections Part 1 - Overview

Episode 10: Elections Part 1 - Overview

June 4, 2019

What was the big fuss over the 2019 Philippine General Elections? What's so important about the "Magic 12," and who eventually entered that list? In this episode, we give a general overview of what the Midterm Elections are, what were the stakes going into the elections, and some notable winners. This is the first episode in our series covering the elections.

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Episode 9: Extensions Part 2

Episode 9: Extensions Part 2

May 31, 2019

For this episode, we extend our list of possible extensions by introducing some scale extensions, timeline extensions, as well as theme extensions. We also give our own tricks and tips for making sure you never run out of arguments to introduce in a debate round.
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Episode 8: Extensions Part 1

Episode 8: Extensions Part 1

May 10, 2019

For part 1 of this lesson on extensions, we discuss the basics of creating extensions, the distinctions between the two types of extensions, and introduce the first of four forms of extensions debaters can utilize in a round. Music: https://www.purple-planet.com/

Episode 7: Sports with Ferdin Sanchez

Episode 7: Sports with Ferdin Sanchez

April 26, 2019

For today's episode of Debatable, we discuss one of the most under-utilized and feared debate themes: sports! We are joined by Ferdin Sanchez, who is the PDU Vice President, NLIV 2019 Champion, and an avid sports fan, to discuss relevant facts, issues, and opinions about the theme. Music: https://www.purple-planet.com/

Episode 6: Religion

Episode 6: Religion

April 19, 2019

In this Holy Week Special episode of #Debatable, Kyle rants for an hour about the social significance of religions, and how different actors influence and are influenced by religious organizations.

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Episode 5: Arguments and Rebuttals

Episode 5: Arguments and Rebuttals

April 12, 2019

For this episode, we discuss the bread and butter of all debaters! Here, we review the basics of constructing arguments and rebuttals, and reveal some tips and tricks that have helped us through our years of debating. Music: https://www.purple-planet.com/

Episode 4: How to First Speaker

Episode 4: How to First Speaker

April 8, 2019

As two debaters who enjoy being first speaker, we debunk some misconceptions surrounding the role, providing a layout of what a good first speaker speech contains, as well as provide tips and tricks you can use in your next debates!

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Episode 3: Social Movements Part 2

Episode 3: Social Movements Part 2

April 1, 2019

We promised you a prep, we give you a prep! For this episode, we put the previous episode to the test by prepping for the motion: THBT movements should exclude privileged allies from discourse that is integral to the identity of the social movement.

 

We apologize for the audio quality of this one! We're still trying to get a hang of all of this.

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Episode 2: Social Movements Part 1

Episode 2: Social Movements Part 1

March 27, 2019

On this episode, we discuss various theories surrounding social movements, what they are, and what arguments you can run when debating this theme.

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