Miami Dade College Debate Team Defeats Visiting British Team

On Oct. 4, the Miami Dade College debate team defeated the British National Debate Team at the Kendall Campus. Miami Dade College debate team members, Anthony Spallone and Paul Jimenez debated against British competitors, Mary Nugent and Lewis Iwu, the 2008 World Champion debater.

The topic was whether “there is a duty for America to spread democracy by any means necessary.” According to Professor John Todd, debate team coach, 50 percent of the students that attended the debate declared the MDC debate team as the winners, 20 percent chose the British National debate team and 30 percent were undecided.

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