FC Forensics Speech and Debate Team Finish 2017 Season Strong
May08

FC Forensics Speech and Debate Team Finish 2017 Season Strong

The Fullerton College Forensics Speech and Debate Team finished off its 2017 season strong, taking home numerous awards during the 24th Blumer Speech & Debate Tournament at Cal State Fullerton on May 6. Teammates Anu Parikh and Zeal Ahir were undefeated and finished first place while Todd Blood and Mary Curz Williams finished in third. Fullerton College also took home several top speaker awards as Josh Smith won a third-place open...

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Debaters Earn Multiple Awards at Invitational
Apr24

Debaters Earn Multiple Awards at Invitational

Fullerton College debaters prevailed against teams from Cal State Fullerton, Cal State Northridge and Pierce College at the Spring 2017 Robert Barbera Debate Invitational hosted at Northridge on Saturday April 22. In the open division, Fullerton College’s Ryan Martinez and Luis Gudino earned a third-place team debate award. Additionally, Martinez earned a 2nd place speaker award while teammate Nick Brunet earned a 4th place speaker...

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Students Shine in Novice Showcase

The Fullerton College Speech Department successfully hosted a forensics novice showcase, held on April 20, to a full house in Room 521. The showcase highlighted new debaters who have shown hard work and dedication to the activity. Student debaters clashed on the the following resolution: The United States should substantially reduce dependency on fossil fuels. The affirmative team included Ana Portillo and Ariana Trinidad, and the...

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Debate Team Finishes Third at NEDA National Tournament
Mar13

Debate Team Finishes Third at NEDA National Tournament

Fullerton College debaters took home numerous awards during the 20th annual National Educational Debate Association (NEDA) National Championship Tournament on March 10 and 11 held at Anderson University in Anderson, Indiana. The topic for this year’s tournament was “The United States federal government should substantially reduce dependency on fossil fuels.” Participants competed in six preliminary rounds of...

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Fullerton College Debaters Take Top Awards at 2017 Spring Swing Tournament
Mar06

Fullerton College Debaters Take Top Awards at 2017 Spring Swing Tournament

Fullerton College debaters competed against teams from CSUN, CSUF, and CSUM at the Spring Swing tournament hosted jointly by Fullerton College and CSUF on March 3 and 4. On Friday, Fullerton College debaters Kitiny Phumchun and Alyssa Aguilar went 4-0 and won the top debate team award along with 1st and 2nd place speaker awards respectively. On Saturday, Fullerton College novice debaters Zeal Ahir and Anushri Parikh won a 3rd place...

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