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debate

Politics
1. a formal discussion, as in a legislative body, in which opposing arguments are put forward
2. the formal presentation and opposition of a specific motion, followed by a vote
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Final year law student and president of Northumbria University Debating Society, Ria Wilkinson, said: "For many students, this general election will be their first as registered voters so, whatever your political persuasion, this is a perfect opportunity to put searching questions to some of the region's key politicians.
Final-year law student and president of Northumbria University Debating Society Ria Wilkinson said: "For many students, this general election will be their first as registered voters - so, whatever your political persuasion, this is a perfect opportunity to put searching questions to some of the region's key politicians.
Richard Canner, president, Birmingham and Edgbaston Debating Society, and Ken Wilkinson, president 60 years ago
Michael Buerk, who has also become the new Patron of Solihull Debating Society, said: "The debate was terrific and showed why Solihull has one of the finest reputations for debating for any school in the country.
Organised by the prestigious debating society Oxford Union, Sherawat now joins the ranks of world leaders who were guest speakers on the same platform in the past.
The Rector Maj Gen (R) Masood Hasan was the Chief Guest in the debate contest while it was also attended Director Student Affairs Taj Muhammad, Chairman English Debating Society Assistant Professor Arshad Mehmood, Chairman Urdu Debating Society Assistant Prof Mrs Bushra Parveen, Deans, Heads, faculty members and a great number of students from different department of the university.
I was a big noise in the debating society at our school.
15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Yasmeen Dajani and Clarisa Rengel, Grade 11 students of Kells Academy, took first place at the Aristotle Cup, hosted by the Marianopolis College Debating Society.
Assange's statements raised protests from some members of the debating society, who were of the opinion that Assange should not have been allowed to make the speech.
The Debating Society of India (DSOI) in association with the Debating Society of Pakistan organized a Joint India-Pakistan Debate at the Taj Palace Hotel, New Delhi.
Kegs' tutor Tricia Elliot said: "We have a successful Public Speaking and Debating Society that is going from strength to strength, with some fantastic members who speak with confidence, flair and intelligence.
K-Pop star Psy taught Oxford University students how to dance Gangnam Style before addressing the institution's prestigious debating society.