The ASF Debate Team seeks to create an inclusive environment where any opinion counts as long as it is structured, purposeful and substantiated by evidence. As a team we participate in tournaments around Mexico City and the country with opportunities to participate internationally in the World Schools' Debating Championships which is held in different countries each year.
2021: Alexandra Huynh is the 2021 National Youth Poet Laureate of the United States. As a second-generation individual, Alexandra employs poetry as a tool of self-reclamation and social justice for marginalized communities. She is a student at Stanford University where she aims to combine her passions for creative writing, science, and civic engagement.
2020: Brandon Love is a professional speaker and inspirational wizard who awakens people to their possibilities. He has been speaking and performing for 10+ years to audiences across North America. He is also the co-author of Brainsprouting: How to Become Fearlessly Creative & Have Better Ideas More Often.
The motions for the ASOMEX Halloween Tournament adhere to the American School Foundation’s vision and Mission and align with American, AP and IB curricular standards. The School, and therefore our tournament, is an inclusive and diverse community, offering an international, academically rigorous, university-preparatory education. In addressing our Core Value of Truth, our motions often examine preconceived notions of taboo subject-matter in a highly academic manner as we encourage the integration of multidisciplinary and often challenging perspectives to understand the human condition.
Round 1: 1st Prepared Motion
TH condemns the use and development of computer-generated people.
Please reference this Article from the New York Times.