Monthly Archives: February 2009

Maathi Discusses Green Belt Movement

Written by Giulia Giuffre Tuesday, Feb. 10, Wangari Maathai spoke to Southwestern University and the Georgetown community about human rights, government and the environment as part of the 10th annual Roy and Margaret Shilling Lecture Series. In 1977, Maathai founded … Continue reading

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The Question: Class or Brown Symposium?

Written by William Thomas To cancel class or not to cancel class? That is the question. With another Brown Symposium past, this question seems to rest on the minds of students and teachers alike. The Symposium is supposed to be … Continue reading

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Positive Side of SUPD

Written by Joshua A. Hughes Editor-At-Large I vividly remember my first encounter with SUPD. It was in the fall of my first year at Southwestern, and I had just parked outside of Mabee after a late-night trip to get Jack-in-the-Box … Continue reading

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God vs. Science Duke It Out At SU, Neither Win

This is for satire and entertainment purposes only. It should not be taken as absolute gospel, or truth. Written by Andrew Dornon In Southwestern University’s humble attempt to make God seem like some sort of real thing, they brought in … Continue reading

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Law School: An Economic Issue

Written by Remy Robertson Students at Southwestern University are very conscious of the expensive tuition. Though the University has a spectacular financial aid sector, the high tuition causes many students to take out hefty loans. Those students interested in attending … Continue reading

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Role Models Does Not Live Up To The Name

Written by Kendra Lancaster By now, everyone knows about the Michael Phelps controversy. Not too long ago, a photo was released to the media of him smoking, what many believe, is marijuana. This has not been the first time Phelps … Continue reading

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Science and Spirituality Gallery Exhibition Opens with Artist Lecture

Written by Bernardo Schirmer Megaphone Chief Photographer The Sarofim School of Fine Arts Gallery is currently displaying the works of Paris based French sculptor, poet and mathematician Christian Lavigne. As with the exhibition in 2007 Measured Strokes, Spontaneous Beasts, Mr. … Continue reading

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The 25 things I hate more than the 25 random things on Facebook.

Written by Lori Higgenbotham 1. Nothing. That wasn’t too hard. I’m sure everyone is experiencing the same thing here. It’s like a virus. Actually, it’s worse than a virus because I can’t take Facebook to ITS and have them fix … Continue reading

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Professor Juhl Responds to Hughes’s “Study Uncovers Pay Equalities”

Written by Kathleen Juhl [Link to the Original Article: Study Uncovers Pay Inequalities] Dear Joshua, I am not surprised at all by this disparity. In these financially difficult times, I hope the university will prioritize pay equity and pay raises … Continue reading

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Dr. McClendon Responds to Hughes’s “Study Uncovers Pay Inequalities”

Written by Dr. Thomas McClendon [Link to the Original Article: Study Uncovers Pay Inequalities] This is a serious problem that should be addressed as fairly and as quickly as possible. Perhaps if senior staff whose salaries exceed $150,000 per year … Continue reading

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Dr. Selbin Responds to Hughes’s “Study Uncovers Pay Equalities”

Written by Dr. Eric Selbin [Link to the Original Article: Study Uncovers Pay Inequalities] I would simply note that whatever artifacts contributed to this deplorable situation, it would seem clear and compelling what should be done to rectify this–the University … Continue reading

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