Monthly Archives: September 2008

History Colloquium Covers African-American Divorce

Written by Lori Higginbotham Megaphone Op/Ed Editor The History Department’s Annual Colloquium this year featured Northwestern University’s Dr. Dylan Penningroth, who spoke last Thursday on African-American divorce rates in the South. While only history majors were required to attend the … Continue reading

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SU to Host District 52 Candidates

Written by Lorena Saenz Southwestern University is centered in the heart of Congressional District 52 which includes Williamson, Bastrop, Lee and Travis counties. Incumbent state Representative Mike Krusee (R) is a business executive and graduate from Georgetown University in Washington, … Continue reading

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Popping the SU Bubble: How Other Schools See SU

By Remy Robertson For those students who lived in the Austin area before coming to college, Southwestern University was more than likely a college option that they had heard of for years. For the others who came from the Dallas-Ft. … Continue reading

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Facebook Face-Off: Does it Suck, or Does it Rock?

It Sucks Written By: Mackenzie Wooldridge Facebook. It’s what we do when we’re supposed to be doing our homework. Be honest; who wouldn’t rather be online chatting with friends than reading a long-winded, dull, 50-page packet? It’s where we go … Continue reading

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YouTube Celebrities: Annoying or Not?

Written by Ben Parafina If anything I adore this new age of media, the inherent lawlessness of the internet fades into the hollywood sunset and we come upon a new era of moderation, however Youtube still persists as a sort … Continue reading

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Dallas Cowboys Might Be Good!

By Kendra Lancaster Any Cowboys fan would know the significance of last Sunday’s game against the Philadelphia Eagles. The two teams, both of which are in the NFC East conference, have had a long standing rivalry – which has only … Continue reading

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Tony & Luigi's is an Italian Delight

Written by Josh Spencer Rating: 4.5 Stars Price: $20-$25 and less So as promised, this column is moving on to a review that does not have to do with Mexican food. This week we’re switching geographies to the Mediterranean as … Continue reading

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Galaxy Cupcakes: Out of This World

Written by Alma Aguilar Megaphone Ad Manager With only a little more than a month of being opened, Galaxy Cupcakes is making a statement in Georgetown with their gourmet sweets. From the moment you drive up, customers are welcomed by … Continue reading

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Rove to McCain: "You've Gone Too Far!"

Written by Andrew Dornon Karl Rove, former chief advisor to President George W. Bush, publicly criticized Republican presidential nominee John McCain’s political ethics. Rove’s comments were specifically aimed at the truthfulness of several negative ads targeting Democratic nominee Barack Obama. … Continue reading

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Animal Rights: Compassion in Action

  Written by Meg Susong Megaphone Web Columnist The reality is that the movement for animal rights is misunderstood and misrepresented. Animal rights, unfortunately, often becomes synonymous with radicals actions and a disregard for humans. What most forget when making … Continue reading

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