YAL in Action

Check out YAL activities on campus and updates from around the liberty movement.

Tag: Campus Debates 2012
  • Campus Debate on the Ethics of Free Markets at IUPUI

    This post is long overdue. In October, YAL @ IUPUI held a campus debate on the ethical issues surrounding a free-market economic system which we co-sponsored with the Leadership Institute and the Intercollegiate Studies Institute. The speakers included Robert Murphy, an adjunct scholar at the Ludwig von Mises Institute who took the libertarian perspective; Richard Brake, the …

  • Campus Debates Videos

    If you couldn’t make it out to YAL’s Campus Debates, the good news is you can still watch the video archives!  Debate @ Arizona State Debate @ Iowa Debate @ NC state Debate @ Montclair State Debate @ American University Also, here’s a video summary of the debates put together by Corey Hubbard, with assistance …

  • SRU YAL Debates College Democrats and Republicans

    On Tuesday October 30th, the Slippery Rock Young Americans for Liberty participated in a debate hosted by Slippery Rock’s Pi Sigma Alpha political science honor society and the political science department. Even though the debate was organized by a “neutral” organization, it was clear who would be trying to push their agenda, as the entire …

  • YAL at the University of West Florida Addresses Local Politics and Political Philosophy

    On Thursday, October 25, Young Americans for Liberty at the University of West Florida held our inaugural event, Campus Debates with members of and candidates for the Escambia County, Florida, County Commission. Working with the College Republicans, College Democrats, and Students for Sensible Drug Policy, students were able to contact and communicate with all candidates …

  • Harper College Young Americans for Liberty: Legislator Panel

    On Tuesday, Oct. 23rd, three of our district’s state legislators came to Harper College for a discussion on civil liberties, debt, pension reform, and government transparency on the state level.  Senator Matt Murphy, Representative Tom Morrison, and Representative David Harris all joined us for a discussion panel designed to get Young Americans for Liberty and …

  • Campus Debate at North Carolina State University

    3 Speakers. 1 Moderator. 140 attendees. 1 Awesome night.  This past Wednesday, the Young Americans for Liberty chapter at NC State hosted an Issues debate. Debaters included Rick Perlstein (the liberal), Jim Harper (the libertarian), and Mike Adams (the conservative). Our moderator was Kory Swanson of the John Locke foundation.  The event was not only informational, but …

  • Arizona State University Campus Debate featuring Ana Kasparian, Austin Petersen and J.P. Freire

    Last week at Arizona State University, Young Americans for Liberty hosted a Campus Debate featuring internet and television talk show host Ana Kasparian, television producer Austin Petersen, and writer J.P. Freire. The three each advocated for their own political perspective — liberal, libertarian, and conservative, respectively — on such issues as foreign policy, privatization of …

  • YAL @ NCSU takes over Campus Paper!

    Over the past week, members of our YAL chapter at North Carolina State University have been preparing articles for our school newspaper. After getting in contact with the paper, they agreed to let us have a FULL PAGE of liberty minded articles all to ourselves! Four of our members were featured and articles included gun …

  • The Shock of Liberty

    The few weeks since our official campus recognition have been a whirlwind for the Stephen F. Austin State University YAL chapter. In between successful Constitution Week tabling and other events, we participated in a student political forum hosted by the campus NAACP and Student Government groups. Though this was not an event put on by …

  • STJ Chapter Kicks Off the 2012 School Year!

    This past month has been marked with definitive successes for Liberty at St. Johns University! Constitution Week was kicked off with a Constitution Debate between our chapter and the College Republicans and the College Democrats. The issues debated among the three clubs were gay marriage, immigration, and health care. Under the legal confines of the …