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“Dag” Award Goes to Ross Brown

30 May

The Dag Hammarskjöld award, named for the second Secretary-General of the United Nations, is awarded to a graduating senior at Colgate every year. The award is given to the senior who has most improved the Colgate Model United Nations Society during his or her time at the University. The MUN Society is proud to announce that this year’s “Dag” recipient is Ross Brown.

 Among other accomplishments, Ross’s experience with MUN saw him serving as president of the Executive Board this past year and winning Best Delegate for his role as Canada’s delegate to NATO in MedMUN, his last MUN conference with Colgate. Ross’s absolute dedication to the Society as member and mentor will not soon be forgotten. Colgate MUN wishes the absolute best for Ross in his future. We will miss you.

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Club Meeting/World MUN Tryouts

29 Nov
11/28/12 – tryouts for the 8-member delegation attending WorldMUN in Melbourne, Australia; heated and competitive debate on the use of private military companies using full parliamentary procedure, including debate, writing papers, draft resolutions, and voting to pass a resolution.
10/31/12 – debated the withdrawl of NATO  troops from Afghanistan; presentation by executive board on resultion writing; wrote mock resolutions
10/24/12 – presentation on parliamentary procedure; parliament procedure jeopardy on motions, points, and procedures
10/17/12 – UPEN tryout; very heated debate on Iranian nuclear program
10/10/12 – debated the fairness of Colgate’s Drinking, Drugs, and Conduct point system
10/3/12 – BarMUN tryouts; debated Mexican drug cartel war
9/26/12 – Yale tryouts; debated recent embassy attacks in the Middle East which were sparked by controversial anti-Muslim film
9/19/12 – debated the appropriate action to take in Syria
9/12/12 – Colgate MUN informational meeting

Club Meeting

15 Nov

11/14/2102 – each member of the club gave a few 60- or 30-second impromptu speeches on current events after 15 seconds or less to prepare. Topics and positions were randomly assigned so members at times argued against what they personally believe.

Club Meeting

11 Nov

11/7/2012 – considered the results of the presidential election; debated the efficacy and existence of the Electoral College.

First Post

31 Oct

Here’s the new website. I hope you like it!

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