[eDebate] Topic Formulations - Whats your method?
Tue Apr 25 19:18:04 CDT 2006
I've never been directly involved in the topic process. I am the student
rep, so my goal is to get as much input as possible from as many regions as
possible (once the topic area is announced). I will voice my opinion, but I
have talked to several student reps from the past and they all indicated
that students almost never give significant input to their representative.
Now, I know it seems as though I am sidestepping the issue, but this is the
best way I could think of. Given the affs Andy and I ran on the China
topic, it may scare people if I start voicing my own opinions about what
constitutes fair and acceptable ground for the neg/aff. Once the topic is
announced, I am going to post asking for opinions, and I would greatly
appreciate if all regions would provide substantial input on what they look
for in a topic. now, if I receive no input I will default to my own
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