The debaters from the College of Education with UNO-R Debate Society founder Raxel Ann Gonzales

The College of Education and the College of Engineering secure their spots in the Atubangay Recoleto Semi-finals for Bracket B as they emerged victorious in the Elimination Rounds for set C and D, respectively, last January 22, 2014 at the Fr. Cuenca Hall. The College of Education scored their win as they defended the affirmative side of the proposition: “Let it be resolved that Cross-dressing be allowed in Colleges and Universities in the Philippines”; versus the College of Nursing on the Negative Side. On the other hand, the College of Engineering rose above the High School Department as they defended the Affirmative Side of the proposition: “Let it be resolved that a law on Cyber Censorship be passed in the Philippines”. Meanwhile, the CoED will be defending the Affirmative Side and CoE will be for the Negative Side of the proposition: “Let it be resolved that Renato Corona be reinstated as the Supreme Court Chief Justice”; during the Semi-Finals round for Bracket B.The Bracket A Semi-Finals Round, with the College of Criminal Justice Education for the Affirmative and the College of Information Technology for the Negative Side, will be debating on the proposition: “Let it be resolved that the Professional Licensure Exams be abolished in the Philippines”. The Semi-Finals round for Brackets A & B will be held at the UNO-R Auditorium, 4:00 PM on January 29, 2014. The Atubangay Rekoleto University-wide Debate Competition is brought to you by the UNO-Recoletos Debate Society.

(Raxel Ann Gonzales, BSED English 1)