Monthly Archives: February 2008

Updated Staff List

As of 9/5/08 Editor In Chief: Rachel Rigdon Copy/News Editor: Joshua A. Hughes Photo Editor/Distribution: Michael Morgan Features Editor: Whitney Laas Managing Editor/Opinions Editor: Lori Higginbotham Sports Editor: Claire Booher A&E Editor: Caitlyn Buckley Copy/Backpage Editor: Vickie Valadez Advertising Manager: … Continue reading

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Stay Tuned!

Next week there will not be a print version of The Megaphone for your delightful eyes, but, we will have a special article on the Texas Primary! (This time, we are serious!)

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"Fiddler on the Roof" Comes to the Alma Thomas Theater

Written by Jessica Espinoza Megaphone Staff Writer March 6 through March 9, Southwestern’s Alma Thomas Theatre will be housing one of the largest musical productions that The Sarofim School of Fine Arts has seen to date, BOCH and Harnick’s musical … Continue reading

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Alumnus Funds Award

Written by Ellen Davis Megaphone Guest Writer If you have ever had the desire to start your own business, this is the award for you. James D. “Jimmy” Wright, a 2002 graduate of Southwestern, has created an award for student … Continue reading

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Candidates Get Graded on Environment

Written by Meg Susong Megaphone Staff Writer Environmentalism being the new “in” movement (not that being “in” is a bad thing), the current bout of election candidates have been faced with tough questions on such. From being questioned by the … Continue reading

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Obama & McCain Maintain Leads After Potomic Primaries

Written by William Thomas Megaphone Staff Writer The last couple of weeks have seen a tremendous amount of excitement in the presidential race. Barack Obama has won all of the Democratic primaries or caucuses that have been held since Super … Continue reading

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Swimmers End Season With Strong Finish

Written by Sam Marsh & Lorena Saenz Megaphone Staff Writer & Sports Editor This past weekend the Bucs swim team competed in the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference meet in Southlake, Texas. It was held at Southlake Carroll High School, and … Continue reading

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You Know You're A Southwestern Student When…

Written by Alma Aguilar Megaphone Staff Writer You worry about failing a test when you step on the seal in front of the Chapel. You are in a course where there are only two men in the class (and one … Continue reading

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Verizon Grant Funds Internship

Written by Alma Aguilar Megaphone Staff Editor Earlier this semester, Southwestern received a $66,000 grant from the Verizon Wireless Foundation in order to fund a summer internship program on campus. Students who participate in the internship program will become more … Continue reading

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Re-energize Texas Summit

Written by Giulia Giuffre Megaphone Staff Writer Last weekend, Feb.8-10, over 200 students from 28 schools all around Texas visited the University of Texas at Austin to be part of the Re-Energize Texas Summit. The gathering was the biggest ever … Continue reading

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SU Students Say Plastic Bags Should Be Taxed

Written by Mariah Arispe Megaphone Staff Writer Plastic. It is everywhere; in stores, homes, schools and businesses. The American public, including SU (no matter how much we may want to disassociate ourselves from it), cannot seem to get away from … Continue reading

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The True Spirit of Lent Is Lost

Written by Claire Booher Megaphone Staff Writer Last Wednesday marked two very important and very different celebrations. For Christians, it was Ash Wednesday, the first day of the Lenten season. For “Christians,” it marked the first day of their diet.

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