Monthly Archives: September 2008

Chapel to Be Extended to Megachurch

Written by Lane Hill Megaphone Web Editor In yesterday’s speech to the campus, president Jake Schrum announced that there are plans in the works to replace the Lois Perkins Chapel with McCombs Southwestern University Bible Church, a new church that’s … Continue reading

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Comedian Paul Varghese is a Hit

Written by Alma Aguilar Megaphone Advertisement ManagerThe University Programming Council’s (UPC) Friday Night Live kick- off event proved to be a success. On Friday, September 5th, comedian Paul Varghese performed for over 200 SU students at The Cove. Varghese has … Continue reading

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El Charrito: A Tex-Mex Lover's Mecca

Written by Bryce Hagan Rising like a pink-and-turquoise mirage out of the sweltering central Texas heat, El Charrito is an oasis of culinary comfort for those Tex-Mex refugees who, after seeking respite in the Dos Salsas or (dare I say … Continue reading

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Southwestern Welcomes Diverse Class of 2011

Written by Taylor Garcia This year’s freshman class is the first to break several records, with more out-of-state students than in years past and more minority enrollments in the history of the university. The following statistics are considered official until … Continue reading


Diabetes Cure In Sight

Written by Caitlin McShea Scientists have made a breakthrough advance in reprogramming cells in mice. This stride brings medical technology one step closer to the development of replacement tissues and organs in humans. Medical researchers at Harvard University have successfully … Continue reading

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SU Cuts Down on Paper Consumption

Written by Catie Ertel At the beginning of the semester, new restrictions were put into place on student printing via the printing system “Pirate Prints”. “The primary reason is awareness,” said Director of Technology Support & Academic Computing Sharon Fass, … Continue reading

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