This House believes that social media sites should .......
Guest Speaker:  U of T - Hart House Debating Club
Remembrance Day Celebration
Friday, November 12, 2021 VIRTUAL MEETING ONLY 
Virtual Meeting Time: Members Segment Login Time: 12:00 Noon, Guests: 12:15pm to 1:15 PM - 
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Topic:  This House believes that social media sites should censor statements that undermine healthcare institutions during COVID-19 pandemic (example: conspiracy theories, anti-maskers, anti-vaxxers)
Host:  Program Committee Member: James Statham
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Hart House Debating Team Biographies
Views and Opinions Expressed Disclaimer:  The views and opinions are those expressed by the Speaker and
do not necessarily reflect the official views or opinions, policy or position of The Rotary Club of Toronto or its Members.
Team Government ‘For’ 
                     Matt Aydin 
Matt Aydin is a Princeton IV quarterfinalist, Canadian national debate championships quarterfinalist, and the current Canadian Australs champion. As a debate judge he has also found success, having been rated as one of best judges in the world at the most recent World championships. He has been invited to judge at many of the world's most competitive and prestigious debate tournaments such as the Yale IV, Oxford IV, Cambridge IV, and the Asia and Australian international debate championships. He is currently finishing an undergraduate degree at the University of Toronto studying Political Science, Economics, Math, and Contemporary Asian Studies. His number one supporter is his kitten named Piper, and she is very cute.

        Ashley Costa
My name is Ashley Costa and I am a student at the University of Toronto. I am currently a debater for the Hart House (U of T) team and was a Thursday meeting coordinator for the 2020-2021 year as well as representing Hart House at WUDC 2021 (World University Debating Championship), as a judge this summer. I have 6 years of competitive debating and public speaking experience. In high school, I headed the De La Salle debate society and have continued on to represent the University of Toronto as a debater and judge at many regional, national and international tournaments. I have also taught debating to various levels of students through my work as a debating coach. I am also a founding member of the Open Debate Initiative which has partnered with TCDSB and TDSB classrooms over the last year as well as the largest TDSB debating team to offer debating presentations.
Georgia Samuel 
Team Opposition ‘Against’ 
        Georgia Samuel
Hi my name is Georgia Samuel! I am a third-year student at the University of Toronto majoring in Urban Studies and minoring in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Bioethics. In my spare time, I am a member of the Hart House Debate Club, Intramural ice hockey and coach debate and public speaking at a local high school.
            Jessica Singh
Hi there! My name is Jessica and I’m a 3rd year student at UofT pursuing an HBSc Specialist in Neuroscience w double minors in Biology + Education. Outside of school, you’ll find me reading, debating, or working with Neurotech. The rest of my time is usually filled at the kickboxing dojo. I don’t use much social media but here is my academic twitter: @itsjessicasingh