RUDU has gotten a good deal of attention from the media, especially with the team’s recent successes. Here are some recent articles on the Debate Union:

Rutgers Debate Union ties with Harvard, behind Princeton, Brandeis, Daily Targum, September 13, 2013 [NB: The headline is a typo – Rutgers was behind Yale, not Princeton, at the time, as referenced in the body of the article.]

Debate team finishes year with record ninth rank, Daily Targum, April 30, 2013

Rutgers Debate Union Trumps Harvard: Team transitions from underdog to ranking third nationally in four years, Rutgers Today, March 29, 2013

U. Debate Union climbs the ranks: Team surpasses Harvard, moves into third nationally, Daily Targum, March 4, 2013

Students, faculty debate ethics of oil company investment, Daily Targum, February 8, 2013

Debate team in position to overtake Harvard, Daily Targum, February 4, 2013

U. int’l relations group defeats debate union by slim margin, Daily Targum, December 11, 2012

Debate team ranks fifth in nation, supersedes Princeton, Daily Targum, November 29, 2012

Debate team questions Constitutional Convention’s use, Daily Targum, September 26, 2012

Debate Union cooks up arguments for competition, Daily Targum, September 19, 2012

Students from New Brunswick, Newark debate covered identity, Daily Targum, April 12, 2012

Trenton teacher is on a mission to inspire, The Times of Trenton, December 22, 2011

Sterling Trenton High debate team set to take on Rutgers, The Trentonian, November 19, 2011

Project Civility continues second year on campus, Daily Targum, September 28, 2011

Students debate over right to free higher education, Daily Targum, September 20, 2011

Campaign spends year encouraging civility on campus, Daily Targum, April 28, 2011

Debate Union prepares for national competition, Daily Targum, April 21, 2011

Underdog Rutgers Debate Team Rises to National Ranks, Rutgers Today, April 4, 2011

Model UN, Debate Union face off on environmental policy, Daily Targum, December 5, 2010

Debate team, PETA talk meat-eating ethics, Daily Targum, December 2, 2010

U. debate team earns top national ranking, Daily Targum, November 16, 2010

University debate team grapples over civility, Daily Targum, October 6, 2010

Debate team ranks 12th in nation, Daily Targum, October 3, 2010

The Art of Debate, Rutgers Today, March 25, 2010

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