Monthly Archives: January 2009

Not Jumping On: Bandwagoning seen at SU with election and Rob’s death

Written by Brennan K. Peel We are critical thinkers. Each of us, regardless of identifiable variables, surely considers ourselves as logical, rational beings fully capable of similar thought processes. We are an elite group of college students, faculty, family and … Continue reading

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Battle of the Journalists

Written by Lori Higginbotham Opinions Editor Steve Blow is one of the biggest reasons I decided to become a journalist. For those not from the Dallas/Fort Worth area, or those without the daily subscription to the “Dallas Morning News,” (Sunday-only … Continue reading

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Students Praise Building, Mourn Loss of Green Space

Written by Leslie Lube News Editor Last week, the staff of the admissions and financial aid offices moved into the Wilhelmina Cullen Admissions building. An official grand opening will take place Feb. 21 during Family Days. This special ceremony will … Continue reading

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Symposium Tackles Faith & Science

  Written by Giulia Giuffre Next week, Southwestern University will host the 31st annual Brown Symposium, Science and Religion: Conflict or Convergence, in the Alma Thomas Theater. Science and religion address the most fundamental questions of origin, purpose and place … Continue reading

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Weekend Proves Successful for Pirates

  Written by Kayla Bogs Both the men’s and women’s basketball teams are coming out of an exciting weekend of play here at Southwestern. The teams battled Sewanee and Ogelthorpe to make for four exciting games. “This year has definitely … Continue reading

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Angry and scared senseless over impending economic apocalypse

Written by Whitney Laas  I was making myself some ramen noodles Monday night and I knocked on my roommate’s door to let her know about the latest atrocity in the news.  “So… you know Citigroup?  One of the companies that … Continue reading

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The 2009 Oscars A Close Race For Frontrunners

  Written by Claire Booher Sports Editor  The year of 2008 was an interesting year for movies. On February 22, Hugh Jackman will host the 81st Academy Award in what will be an exciting night for all the nominees. Leading … Continue reading

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Student Recaps Inauguration Experience

Written by William Thomas It’s difficult to put into words the atmosphere that descended upon Washington, D.C. on Jan. 20, 2009, the day that—as the United States of America has done for centuries now—a peaceful exchange of power took place. … Continue reading

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