Bicentennial: Is virtue or wisdom more appropriate in government?

4.6.15- Bicentennial Debate Resolved: Is virtue or wisdom more appropriate in government?

Primary Speaker for Virtue: Critic Michael Raybuck
Secondary Speaker for Virtue: Phi President Austin Andrews

Primary Speaker for Wisdom: President Emeritus Isaac Warshauer
Secondary Speaker for Wisdom: Senator Chang Zhao

Result
Open Chamber: Wisdom Affirmed
Senators: Wisdom Affirmed

Best Speakers
The Dialectic Society

I move to adjourn

3.30.15- Resolved: I move to adjourn

Primary Affirmative: Joint Senate President Will Robertson
Secondary Affirmative: Senator Clarke Martin

Primary Negative: Senator Mia Thompson
Secondary Negative: Senator Jeremy Howell

Result
Open Chambers: Resolution Affirmed
Senators: Resolution Affirmed

Best Speaker
N/A

Internet anonymity is detrimental to society

Spring 2015

3.23.15- Resolved: Internet anonymity is detrimental to society

Primary Affirmative: Senator Austin Schneider
Secondary Affirmative: Senator Sasha Gombar

Primary Negative: Senator Chang Zhao
Secondary Negative: Senator Ranald Adams

Result
Open Chambers: Resolution Negated
Senators: Resolution Negated

Best Speaker
Senator Chang Zhao

We want prenup!

3.16.15- Resolved: We want prenup!

Primary Affirmative: Senator Brittany Jordan
Secondary Affirmative: Senator Michael Johnston

Primary Negative: Senator Allison Stitt
Secondary Negative: President Pro Tempore Sarah Pickhardt

Result
Open Chambers: Resolution Affirmed
Senators: Resolution Affirmed

Best Speaker
Senator Michael Johnston

Legalize the sale of human organs

3.2.15- Resolved: Legalize the sale of human organs

Primary Affirmative: Senator Charlotte Fare
Secondary Affirmative: Senator Ronald Ding

Primary Negative: President Pro Tempore Sarah Pickhardt
Secondary Negative: Senator Ivy Trent

Result
Open Chambers: Resolution Affirmed
Senators: Resolution Affirmed

Best Speaker
Senator Ronald Ding

“The duty of lovers is to tarnish the Golden Rule.” — Leonard Cohen

2.23.15- Resolved: “The duty of lovers is to tarnish the Golden Rule.” — Leonard Cohen

Primary Affirmative: Senator Gordon Holzberg
Secondary Affirmative: Senator Allison Stitt

Primary Negative: Senator Dallas Brown
Secondary Negative: Senator Chuchitra Thanigaivasan

Result
Open Chambers: Resolution Affirmed
Senators: Resolution Affirmed

Best Speaker
Senator Gordon Holzberg

UNC should take down Silent Sam

2.9.15- Resolved: UNC should take down Silent Sam.

Primary Affirmative: Senator Trent Hollandsworth
Secondary Affirmative: President Emeritus Warshauer

Primary Negative: Sergeant at Arms Michael Johnston
Secondary Negative: Senator Jeremy Howell

Result
Open Chambers: Resolution Negated
Senators: Resolution Negated

Best Speaker
President Emeritus Warshauer

The public should consider an artist’s moral character when assessing their work

1.27.15- Resolved: The public should consider an artist’s moral character when assessing their work.

Primary Affirmative: Senator Ranald Adams
Secondary Affirmative: Senator Zachary Williams

Primary Negative: Senator Chase Hawisher
Secondary Negative: Clerk Tyler Clay

Result
Open Chambers: Resolution Affirmed
Senators: Resolution Affirmed

Best Speaker
Ranald Adams

Police the police

1.27.15- Resolved: Police the police

Primary Affirmative: Senator Jacob Bell
Secondary Affirmative: Senator Wilson Parker

Primary Negative: Senator Mark Laird
Secondary Negative: President Emeritus Warshauer

Result
Open Chambers: Affirmed
Senators: Resolution Affirmed

Best Speaker
Senator Wilson Parker

The deceased employees of the Charlie Hebdo massacre should be honored as martyrs

1.12.15- Resolved: The deceased employees of the Charlie Hebdo massacre should be honored as martyrs

Primary Affirmative: Treasurer Ryan White
Secondary Affirmative: Senator Ronald Ding

Primary Negative: Senator Sasha Gombar
Secondary Negative: Di President Ryan Rosenberg

Result
Open Chambers: Resolution Negated
Senators: Resolution Affirmed

Best Speaker
Senator Sasha Gombar

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