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MWSU Debate Duo place 11th in preliminary tournament

Juniors Michael Smith and Chris Miles topped off their winter break with a 4-1 record, placing them at 11th overall in the preliminary tournament at the University of Utah, January 8-10. Placing 11th out of 96 teams, Smith and Miles were pleased with their overall performance at the tournament and maintained their 18th national rank. Western’s Director of Speech and Debate,... Read More

Tiny but Mighty: MWSU Debate Team heads to National Championship

The Griffon debate team, while only consisting of four members, will soon be on its way to the national debate championship, as they attend the National Parliamentary Tournament of Excellence, March 20-22, at William Jewell College in Liberty, Missouri. The National Parliamentary Tournament of Excellence is recognized as one of the most prestigious debate competitions in the nation by exclusively... Read More

Speech and Debate ranked No. 31 in America, hosts high school tournament

Missouri Western’s debate team has racked up several impressive victories in order to be No. 31 in the country. The Speech and Debate program, which is co-directed by Sohail Jouya and Abi Richardson, is only in its second year of existence after being defunct for over a decade, and is proving that it is back in a big way. “We... Read More