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December 12, 2016

Was the 2016 election cycle damaging to American democracy?

The fourth Podius debate in our 2016 series took place at Emory University on November 16, 2016. Our moderator, former NewsHour anchor and NPR host, Ray Suarez facilitated the lively discussion between CNN analysts, Bakari Sellers and Andy Dean. They tackled a very timely question in the days following up to the presidential election: Was […]

October 20, 2016

Podius Debate | University of Mary Washington

The third Podius debate in our 2016/17 series took place at the historic University of Mary Washington on October 10, 2016. Our moderator, former NewsHour anchor and NPR host, Ray Suarez facilitated the lively discussion between two media experts, Dr. Stephen Farnsworth and Dr. Craig Smith. They tackled a very timely question in the days […]

October 19, 2016

Podius Debate | University of Kentucky

The second public debate in the Podius series was held at University of Kentucky on October 6, 2016. Moderator, and former nationally ranked debater, Tara Tedrow took the stage with seasoned debaters and esteemed professors Dr. Thomas Hollihan and Dr. Robin Rowland to answer the question: is the media to blame for large-scale voter ignorance? […]

October 17, 2016

Podius Debate | Southern Methodist University

The first public debate in the Podius series was held at Southern Methodist University on September 29, 2016. Moderator and former nationally ranked debater, Tara Tedrow took the stage with former debate champs David Coale and Lyn Robbins to answer the question: Do Affirmative Action policies harm those they intend to help?