Talk:Cross Examination Debate Association

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To stub or not stub?[edit]

Does anyone else think this article should not be considered a stub any longer? 67.87.69.159 05:04, 5 April 2007 (UTC)

Have removed stub tags. Article is not a stub, and have thus given more accurate grading. ScarianTalk 17:54, 12 September 2007 (UTC)

Fair use rationale for Image:Final CEDA Logo.jpg[edit]

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BetacommandBot 13:02, 1 October 2007 (UTC)

Shanahan controversy[edit]

I'm removing this section from the article because it is not neutral ("uncredentialed"?) and also doesn't seem appropriate for inclusion in the article until some more of the organization's history can be added. Otherwise we give a skewed impression and undue emphasis.

==Controversies== At a CEDA debate in June 2008, a heated argument erupted between William Shanahan, a professor at Fort Hays University and coach of the Fort Hays debate team, and Shanara Reid-Brinkley, an uncredentialed associate professor at the University of Pittsburgh and coach of the Pitt team, over whether Reid-Brinkley could serve as judge of the debate. The argument included profanity and featured Shanahan dropping his pants (although keeping his boxer shorts on), bending over and mooning Reid-Brinkley. The argument was the subject of media scrutiny when a video of it was posted on Youtube.<ref>[http://kdka.com/college/YouTube.Professor.fight.2.795761.html Fight Involving Pitt Professor Posted On YouTube], KDKA News, [[August 14]], [[2008]]</ref><ref>[http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,403781,00.html Kansas Professor in Trouble for Mooning Incident], Fox News, [[August 14]], [[2008]]</ref>

This also means removing video of Shanahan—Reid-Brinkley argument from the External Links section. Discussion welcome.

Johnsu01 (talk) 04:00, 7 September 2008 (UTC)