MSU Talks!

The Holt V. Spicer Debate Forum presents MSU Talks! --  an open-forum event that debates hot-button issues related to MSU's public affairs theme.  Student members of the debate team will present researched arguments representing opposing veiws so attendees gain relevant information on each side of an issue.  Once arguments are presented, attendees are encouraged to participate in the discussion by sharing their ideas and opinions on the stated position(s).  
MSU Talks! is free and open to the public and campus community.  Dates and topics will be annouced as scheduled.  


MSU Talks!   2017-2018 Schedule 

October 19, 2017

4:00 PM @ Cheek Hall, room 102
Missouri:  A Debate on School Choice

In order to create a sustainable education system, should Missouri adopt school choice?  A complex question that touches on many facets of our society and local communities.  Join us as this question is explored by members of the Holt V. Spicer Debate Team!   

September 13, 2017
4:30 PM @ PSU, room 313
The Paris Climate Agreement
Debaters will address arguments that address wheather the United States should remain in the Paris Agreement.  

Meet the debate team and learn how you can participate in one of the most impressive and oldest student programs at Missouri State University!    

Debate Team