Many changes will take place in the 2009-10 academic year due to the economy. As a result of SU’s reduced endowment ($341 million to $220 million) from the decline in investment markets, budget changes within the university were inevitably called for.
Archive for April, 2009
Just another typical Saturday night at Southwestern; rubbing elbows with some of the biggest names in Hollywood before the Academy Awards, celebrating everybody’s Oscar nomination and nervous dreams of winning that famous gold bald man. You’re having a fabulous time at the pre-party, and you find yourself talking to all of the famous Hollywood names both on-screen and off.
Never before has SU seen an event of this musical magnitude. On Saturday, May 2 at 7:00 p.m. in our beloved Howry Center. four local bands will take the stage to benefit SU Radio. “As long as I’ve been here, [...]
In what was a really uncomfortable situation for all Megaphone staff involved, long standing humor and satire section editor Vickie Valadez was asked to leave staff position yesterday.
When I applied to Southwestern as a senior in high school I had no idea what I was wanting out of college. In January of 2008 Mr. Monty Curtis interviewed me, and it was because of his persona, of his character, that I quickly became interested in Southwestern, despite my lack of knowledge about a “liberal arts education.”
For the last three Tuesdays of April, students and faculty alike can enjoy a certain type of film fair at the first ever SU DOX. This mini film festival features documentaries involving grizzlies, muscles and even imprisonment.
Election Results Written by Kendra Lancaster Wednesday, April 8, students came together to vote for their representatives for the next school year. A total of 683 students participated in this year’s election. SU decided to re-elect junior Alex Caple as [...]
Wednesday, April 22, SEAK will host its bi-annual Earth Day celebration on the Academic Mall. The Earth Day festivities will highlight activism on campus, provide information on environmental engagement and sustainability, and coincide with a month of SEAK sponsored activities focused on environmental awareness.
Capstones, apartment searching, job hunting and selling your soul in job interviews, not to mention all the other classes you have to take to graduate that seem more and more useless every passing class day.