A New Path: Thaddeus Tague

A New Path: Thaddeus Tague

Ethos has a legacy. I have had the privilege of teaching and debating with members of the “old guard” ethos, so when I sit down to write out my qualifications for this job, I realize how many talented and phenomenal debaters have inhabited this company and I am in awe...
A New Path: Emily Rose

A New Path: Emily Rose

Car accidents. Terminal illness. Meeting in-laws. Death. All things less scary than public speaking, as according to the American public. For most, working for Ethos would be a nightmare. Planning presentations, coaching speeches, guiding thought, helping students...
The New Ethos

The New Ethos

Ethos Community, If you are reading this, first of all, thank you! I will go ahead and address the elephant in the room: Isaiah McPeak the debate deity, has left the building. I get it – you’re probably a tad confused, and cautious about the change Ethos...
I’m Retiring From Ethos

I’m Retiring From Ethos

Purple Killer Bunnies. That was the name of Ethos for two years before we decided to get a name with some credibility (“Ethos,” get it? Har har). In 2003, when I truly fell in love with debate, I admired debate coaches so much. Never did I think you all might let me...
New “Programs” Page

New “Programs” Page

If you’re on this site, it means one of two things: You’re procrastinating something important. You want to improve your debate skillset. They aren’t mutually exclusive, don’t worry.  But if you’re serious about improving, give our...
New “Downloads” Page

New “Downloads” Page

We interrupt our normal dose of content with a brief service announcement: there is a new downloads page at http://www.ethosdebate.com/downloads/ On this page you will find several example briefs, as well as some lessons and tools for debate coaches. Please let us...