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2016 National Runner Up-- finishing 2nd to Harvard at National Debate Tournament

2015 finished #1 in the country in NDT Varsity Debate Rankings

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Debate is one of the oldest activities on KU's campus. The first debate on campus was held on November 8, 1867.

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—ALA
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RT @natmart23 : Same with the Wake Forest tournament #rcjh https://t.co/0BFBXyOZd8