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Mid Year Update

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With Semester 1 in the books, a semester filled with exciting socials, fantastic debating and all-around general merriment, MAD would like to thank everyone who has been involved this semester. The executive feels that this semester has seen a significant new member base take an active role in Monday night and Wednesday Night training sessions, as well as tournaments, and feel that this has been a great success for the Club!

Importantly, MAD has sent an amazing contingent to SolBridge Australs in Deajeon, South Korea, with debates starting on July 17th. The full list of partcipants is as follows:

MONASH 1
Beatrice Paull
Andrew Elder
Andrew Belyea-Tate
MONASH 2
Molly Dale
Stephen Moore
Sam Scott
MONASH 3
Tom Stansfield
Amy Jack
Nikhil Puppala
MONASH 4
Ambika Wakhlu
Reece Hooker
Amy Gilbertson
MONASH 5
Shara Teo
Wallace Huang
Keefe Chan
MONASH 6
Britt Jeffs
Sameer Sharma
Liam Tomlinson
MONASH 7
Gen Trinh
Alex Lawrence
Peter Vicary

ADJUDICATORS
Freya Rich, Rohan Waring (ind.), Vidya Datta, Hayley Sorel, Ovindu Rajasinghe, Sarah Christie

The Executive wishes them the best of luck for the tournament, and for those who would like to follow their progress throughout the tournament, results will be posted on the MAD twitter account.

Hope to see everyone in Semester 2!

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A New Year!

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As the university year gets back into the swing of things, so does the Monash Association of Debaters!

We like to offer a  big welcome for this year’s Executive, including the illustrious Andrew Elder as President and the industrious Andrew “BLT” Belyea-Tate as Vice-President.

Our Monday night sessions are starting back up, 5pm in the Law basement and 5pm on  a Wednesday in the MAD Office. Additionally, we will be running the Novice program for the second year, which aims to cater for all novices who come by the club, s.

Things to look out for in the first semester are; the Easters sign up form, DAV Presidents Cup and Commencement Drinks!

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