Ball St. team to take part in debate championship

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Seven Ball State University students will travel to Germany this week to take part in the World Universities Debating Championships. 

The Star Press reports the team from Ball State will compete against debate students from Yale, Harvard, Oxford and other universities from across the globe. The students will arrive in Berlin on Thursday, competing in the championships through Jan. 4. 

Students spent four months learning and engaging in the styles of British parliamentary debate, also known as "world's format," to prepare for the trip. Two of the students will take part in the competition and another will serve as a judge. The remaining four students will support their teammates.

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