18th Java Overland Varsity English Debate

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We may not have been in our best form at this competition, but we sure are heading to that.

We sent our delegates to the 18th Java Overland Varsity English Debate at IKIP PGRI Semarang. Our delegates were Febrilina (FTB 2012), Arif Wijaya (FH 2012), Anggi Ariskhan (FKIP 2012) and N1-Judge :Silvya Suwandy (FE 2011)

On 20thJune 2014, our N1 Silvya took an accreditation test. The test was both a written test and a verbal adjudication test after a demo debate. The accreditation result would be announced the next day.

The next day, in the first round, Atma A (Gov) met POLINES B (Opp) under the motion : THBT The Indonesia Education system should stop using gender stereotypes (i.e. ibu pergi ke pasar, ayah pergi ke kantor, narration text books, teachers discouraging boys to play with dolls or girls to climb trees, separated skirt-pants uniform). With unanimous decision, Atma A won that round. Silvya went to be a panel in the round.

In the second round, Sanata Dharma B (Gov) met Atma A (Opp) under the motion :THBT feminists should call name and shame women who become home-wreckers. We won the round.

In the third round, Atma A (Gov) met UI A (Opp) under the motion :In times of recession, THW form a commission comprising of independent economic experts and grant them only the right to pass economic policies. With unanimous decision, Atma A lost.

In the fourth round, Atma A (Gov) met IPB C (Opp) under the motion : THBT Athlete should be allowed to show their political expression in playing field. The result was Atma A won that round. So until the end of second day, Atma A had 3 VPs.

The third day, in the fifth round, ITB B (Gov) met Atma A (Opps) under the motion : THBT Sex education in school should actively promote same sex exploration.Atma A lost that round.

In the last round, UGM B (Gov) met Atma A (Opps) under the motion : As ASEAN, THW renounce its ownership claim over South China Sea islands and focus on improving regional energy cooperation instead. The last round was silent round. So participant would know the result after breaking announcement.

Congratulations Atma Jaya, broke 16th with 3VPs!

In the next day, Atma A as Government, proceed to Octofinal round to meet Brawijaya University as Opposition under the motion : Assuming the technology feasibility, THW allow soldier to eliminate their ability to feel fear.

But sadly, the result was that Atma A lost the round.

We may not have been in our best form at this competition, but we sure are heading to that.

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