The Southern Miss Speech and Debate is a student-driven organization dedicated to
the advocacy of college debate, promotion of free speech and expression, and the study
of the art of rhetoric at the University of Southern Mississippi.
The organization has two components:
- A competitive debate team
- On-campus debate society
Students from all areas of campus and interests are invited to participate in formal
competitive debates, organize campus events for the university and community, and
sound their voices on important social issues.