Low and behold, I was picked. First name out of the damn cup actually. Just my luck. I was unfortunately delegated to answer the questions of the opposing team, and that didn't sit too well with me, for a number of reasons.
- I don't like speaking on the spot about topics I'm not very well versed at.
- I don't like being scrutinized by an audience as I make a fool out of myself.
- I don't like being graded while doing #1 or #2.
Of course, as I stood in front of the class, beside two Pol Sci majors, I felt like an idiot. With the rapidfire questions of the other bloodthirsty group, I honestly thought I was going to hurl. I'm a very combative person, and I was trying my best to pacify that side of me lest I jump to the audience and claw out the eyeballs of every person who gave me a condescending glance.
Of course, I may have been imagining things, but the room was getting hotter (thanks to the risings tempers that people tried
My group was pretty good, but I know we could have done better. We're not yet as "bonded" as the other group who had already managed to do a team huddle before the presentation, but I guess we did our best. I hope we do better next time though.
School has officially begun.