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by Angie V '14

No More Debate At BSGE

Mr. Wolov, the 8th and 9th grade humanities teacher, and the former coach/founder of the debate team said, “There is no more debate team because basically there was no more money. We had no funds so we couldn’t have a debate team anymore.” Even though many debaters are disappointed that the debate team is no longer here, they had no control over it.
Many of the people who were part of the debate team are devastated and mad about the situation because they had put their time and effort into this club. Mariam Bhatti, a former debater says, “I guess that

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by Jolijt T '11

Debate at BSGE

A flurry of words, a drop of sweat and, when the dust settles, left standing are the “BSGE Beasts.” “It’s physically exhausting,” says Nathan Nikolic, first year debater, about the Saturday tournaments.
After only five years of competing, BSGE is the number one team in Brooklyn and Queens and, according to debate coach Mr. Mark Wolov, “as far as New York City is concerned we probably have the number three team after Bronx Science and Beacon.” “People all over NYC know the name Baccaluareate because they’ve competed against us,” adds Mr. Wolov proudly, in fact, just a few weeks ago, partners Shira Almeleh and Erika Tannor placed in the top 16 in the nation.”
Shira admits that her favorite thing about debat

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by Emily D '11

Debate Team Rocks Crowne Plaza BQ Banquet

On Sunday, May 18, 2008 the BSGE debate team headed off to the end of the year banquet at the Crowne Plaza in Time Square. The awards started with the debater of the year.  It was given to a political campaign manager who was also once a debater. Then we moved on to the rising star awards, given to debaters who showed potential to be great. The speaking awards were given out and one was given to the varsity debaters Jehan Sham and Latisha Harris, and the novice debaters Daranee N. and Rudy Fuzaylov. Team awards were given to Erika Tannor and Marcelo Jimenez, and Daranee N. and Rudy Fuzaylov. At the end of the night after all the awards were given out, they announced who would receive the scholarships to debate camp, and the recipients were…Erika, Latisha Harris and Daranee N.. All of them will attend the Baltimore debate camp this summer. – by Emily Davis

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by Emily D '11

Debate Team is Beast

Last week
four teams from the
Baccalaureate Debate
team headed to
Albany for the 2008
debate state championships.
The teams
that headed to Albany
were Daranee
and Rudy, Jehan and
Latisha, Erica and
Marcelo, and Jolijt