FC Debaters Take Top Awards at Hornet Invitational

Fullerton College debaters prevailed against teams from Cal State Fullerton and Cal State Maritime at the Spring 2017 Hornet Invitational hosted by Fullerton College on Friday, Feb. 10. In the open division, Fullerton College’s team of Alyssa Aguilar and Kitiny Phumchun finished first place with a perfect 3-0 record and earned first and second place speaker awards respectively. In the novice division, Fullerton College’s team of Ryan...

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Speech and Debate Competes at PSCFA’s Fall Championship
Dec05

Speech and Debate Competes at PSCFA’s Fall Championship

The Fullerton College Speech and Debate Team participated in the Pacific Southwest Collegiate Forensics Association’s Fall Championship Tournament at Orange Coast College on December 3. In her first ever debate tournament, Fullerton College competitor Shakayla Gibson earned an eighth-place speaker award. The team resumes competition in January 2017. The Fullerton College Speech and Debate team is coached by Doug Kresse, Jeff Samano...

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Fullerton College Competitors Take Top Awards at CSUF Blumer Tournament
Nov14

Fullerton College Competitors Take Top Awards at CSUF Blumer Tournament

Fullerton College competitors took top awards at the 23rd Cal State Fullerton Blumer Speech and Debate Tournament on Saturday, Nov. 12. Facing teams from CSUF, CSUN, and CSUM, Fullerton College’s Rohan Shah and Ryan Martinez took first place in debate with a 4-0 record, while partners, Nakota Arrona and Mariah Duran took fourth place with a 3-1 record. Members of the team also dominated top speaker awards as Ryan Martinez, Alyssa...

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FC Debaters Capture Multiple Awards During Halloween Tournament
Nov01

FC Debaters Capture Multiple Awards During Halloween Tournament

Fullerton College debaters captured multiple awards at the CSUF-Fullerton College National Educational Debate Association Halloween “Swing” Tournament on Oct. 28 and 29. On Friday, Fullerton College’s Anushri Parkih and Luigi Gutierrez took first place, with teammates Arman Abdolsalehi and Ryan Gauthier second and the team of Stephanie Swendener and Nico Fasciano third. Alyssa Aguilar and Imani Garner, Jonathan Guevara and Wedin Meza,...

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Speech Department Hosts First Annual Showcase on Proposition 63
Oct27

Speech Department Hosts First Annual Showcase on Proposition 63

The Fullerton College Speech Department successfully hosted its first forensics showcase, held on Oct. 25, 2016 to a full house in rooms 224- 228.  Student debaters clashed on the topic of Proposition 63, the Firearms Ammunition Initiative. The affirmative team included Brian Gatpandan and Rohan Shah, and the negative side was represented by Ryan Martinez and Luis Gudino. The event was coordinated by Jeanette Rodriguez, moderated by...

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