NITC Registration OPEN!

Did you qualify to the National Invitational Tournament of Champions? In coordination with Monument Publishing, we are flying in Stoa’s top coaches to get your ready for national competition. It’s called “NITC,” and you won’t want to miss it. “NITC” stands for the NITOC Invitational Tournament of Champions. We invite all Team-Policy and Lincoln-Douglas debate […]

003 – Strategic Negative Debating with Vance Trefethen

NOTE: Training Minds Podcast has changed to “Monument Publishing Podcast,” officially starting February 1, 2016. For now, here is a placeholder for the first episode airing January 18, 2016. Vance Trefethen likes to compare affirmative and negative debating to the 18th century cargo ships of the Mediterranean Sea. On the affirmative side, you had cargo […]

002 – Taking People Off Streets with Patrick McConlogue (Tribute to David Bowie)

NOTE: Training Minds Podcast has changed to “Monument Publishing Podcast,” officially starting February 1, 2016. For now, here is a placeholder for the first episode airing January 11, 2016. Patrick McConlogue helped a homeless man learn coding to ultimately launch an online application. Patrick was ridiculed by some in the media, but his accomplishment made […]