News Archives

2015

Press Release – Houston Urban Debate League Honors Bill White, Hosts America’s Most Influential Legal Educator At April 27 Event

 

2014

Press Release – Houston Urban Debate League Announces Tournament 4 Winners

Press Release – Houston Urban Debate League Announces Tournament 3 Winners

Press Release – Houston Urban Debate League Announces New Partnership With National Speech And Debate Association

Press Release – Houston Urban Debate League Awarded Two New Grants

Press Release – HUDL Announces Tournament 2 Winners

Press Release – HUDL Announces Tournament 1 Winners

Press Release – Texas Supreme Court Justice to Interview Controversial Legal Blogger

Press Release – Houston Urban Debate League Announces New Executive Director

 

2013

Debate league reaches out to Houston’s underprivileged students from the Houston Chronicle, February 13, 2013

HISD, Houston Urban Debate League Host Summer Debate Camp from the Houston Independent School District News Blog, August 2013

HUDL Deputy League Director, Mark Niles, and Sandra Rodriguez lecture is  featured on the National Forensic League website, September 2013

 

2011

Houston ISD debate league director leads program, students to success from the Texas School Business Magazine “Best in Class” issue, August 2011

Houston Urban Debate League Space Policy Day from the James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy, August 1, 2011

HISD Students Launch 2011–2012 Debate Season with Out of This World Topic from HISD, August 1, 2011

Houston Urban Debate League closes season at NAUDL National Championship in New York from HISD, April 17, 2011

Video from the UIL’s 2011 State CX-Debate from The Leaguer, March 24, 2011

Houston ISD debaters bring home top honors from UIL State Championship from HISD, March 19, 2011

Andrews Kurth Sponsors Third Annual City Championship Debate Tournament from Andrews Kurth, March 8, 2011

Andrews Kurth Partner to Head Houston Urban Debate League from Andrews Kurth, February 14, 2011

 

2010

High School Teams Grow in HISD Program’s Revival from the Houston Chronicle, December 5, 2010

Conoco-Phillips awards $9,000 in scholarships at HUDL Debate Tournament from the National Forensic League, November 20, 2010

Houston Urban Debate League receives 2010 “Leadership in Action” Award for Education from Leadership Houston, November 18, 2010

HUDL debaters head west for success from HISD, October 16, 2010

Houston Urban Debate League opens 2010-2011 season with a bang from HISD, September 11, 2010

HUDL starts new year with week-long summer institute at University of Houston from HISD, August 7, 2010

Texas Bar Foundation sponsors third annual Houston Urban Debate League Summer Institute from HISD, May 21, 2010

Houston Urban Debate League finishes with high honors at NAUDL National Championship from HISD, April 25, 2010

Recapping the 2010 Chase Urban Debate National Championship from the National Association for Urban Debate Leagues, April 25, 2010

Debate Students Go For National Title from Channel 2 News, April 22, 2010

Hard Work Fuels Westbury Debate Team from the Houston Chronicle, April 22, 2010

Trinity Establishes Urban Debate League Scholarships from Trinity University, April 19, 2010

Former Ambassador Untermeyer gives HUDL students expert insights on 2010-11 resolution from HISD, April 3, 2010

There’s No Debating it: Westbury Reigns from the Houston Chronicle, April 9, 2010

Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst Attends Annual Houston Urban Debate League Gala from the David Dewhurst website, March 26, 2010

World Affairs Council of Houston to Partner with Houston Urban Debate League from World Affairs Council of Houston, March 22, 2010

Texas Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst 2010 HUDL Gala from HISD, March 12, 2010

Westbury’s Forensics Teams are City Champions from HISD, March 14, 2010

Andrews Kurth Sponsors Second Annual City Championship Debate Tournament from Andrews Kurth, March 11, 2010

HUDL students culminate highly successful year at Andrews Kurth City Championship from HISD, March 6, 2010

Yates Debate Named HUDL Squad of the Year from Ultimate East End, March 6, 2010

Brett L. Elliott Memorial Tournament at Westbury High School brings together tomorrow’s leaders from HISD, February 20, 2010

HISD Debate Teams Advance to UIL State Championship from HISD, January 29, 2010

Fourth HUDL debate tournament qualifies six teams for UIL State Championship from HISD, January 23, 2010

East Early College High School debater chosen as Houston Hispanic Forum Student Ambassador from HISD, January 9, 2010

2009

Yates Debate closes out Sharpstown HUDL Tournament from Ultimate East End, December 13, 2009

Yates debate team wins again from Ultimate East End, November 18, 2009

Austin HS debate coach goes green over students’ success from HISD, November 11, 2009

Yates HS Debaters Win First Urban Debate League Tournament from the Houston Chronicle, November 3, 2009

New Research Finds Debate in Low-Performing Schools Raise Graduation Rates and Improve College Readiness from HISD, October 23, 2009

Trinity University assists with second HUDL seminar at Furr High School from Trinity University, October 16, 2009

Houston UDL Debater Speaks at Supreme Court Appointment Ceremony from the National Association for Urban Debate Leagues, October 9, 2009

Urban Debate League Kicks Off 2009-2010 Season at Reagan High School from HISD, October 3, 2009

Houston Urban Debate League opens second season with record-breaking event from HISD, September 12, 2009

Second annual HUDL Summer Debate Institute kicks off new season from HISD, August 8, 2009

Houston Urban Debate League Debaters Head to Chicago for the National Association of Urban Debate League’s (NAUDL) Second Annual Chase Urban Debate National Championship from HUDL, April 22, 2009

Reagan Debate Team Headed to National Championship from Guidry News, April 16, 2009

Andrews Kurth Sponsors Inaugural City Championship Debate Tournament from Andrews Kurth, April 15, 2009

Elevating the Debate in Houston from Guidry News, March 26, 2009

Texas Senator Rodney Ellis and HUDL co-sponsor invitational round robin from Style Magazine, March 16, 2009

 

2008

The Smart Sport from the Houston Chronicle, August 27, 2008

Houston, We Have Debate from the National Association for Urban Debate Leagues, March 22, 2008

 

2007

Restore Houston Tradition as a City of Great Debaters from the Houston Chronicle, December 26, 2007