88 teams gathered at Nueva Upper School on January 13th to compete in the open and junior varsity divisions at the second annual Nueva Invitational. The tournament featured 5 preliminary rounds for the open division and the junior division, with breaks to hidden semifinals in the 5th preliminary round. The tournament allowed casual dress, a change from formal dress promoted at most tournaments. . .
Angelo Thomas and teammates Edward Rumbos & Alex Walburg. Affirming the resolution, “The USFG should take action for the death of Jamal Kashoggi,” Abarca & Thomas and Rumbos & Walburg won their semifinal rounds against Northwood’s Manav Manivannan & Ekas Chawla on a 3-0 decision and San Dieguito’s Veronica Vilicich & Tate Oien on a 2-1 decision, respectively. . .
The 9th annual Ridge Debates kicked off on Friday, December 7th, drawing high school parli-ers on the East Coast to the tournament for the first time by adding a parliamentary debate division. In the final round, Westfield’s Patrick Henderson & Ryan Lafferty defeated Regis’s Ralph Lamberti & Michael Mazzariello on a 2-1 decision, negating the resolution, “This house would give reparations to descendants of slaves.” This. . .