Read it and weep: The perils of high school debate in Ben Lerner’s ‘The Topeka School’

Book columnist Nina Potischman PO ’21 dives into “The Topeka School,” examining its accurate portrayal of high school debate and surface-level ending.

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Socialist battles capitalist in fiery debate, captivates audience

“Well, this won’t be a very good debate because I agree with some of what Nathan says,” said capitalist speaker Daniel Mitchell immediately after hearing his debate opponent, socialist Nathan Robinson, introduce socialist ideology at Pomona Student Union’s “Capitalism vs. Socialism” event Oct. 16. Contrary to what Mitchell had anticipated,

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