Monthly Archives: April 2009


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SU Offers Wicked Summer Classes

Not going anywhere for a while? Grab a summer class! Continue reading

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Housing Signups Found Unfair

A friend of mine had told me when he signed up, he almost missed the chance to live in the DLC. There were six apartments left by the time he signed up. How is this possible? Continue reading

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Economics, Storage Makes Nuclear Energy Unfeasable

Some call it clean, some call it reliable, and some even call it green. Continue reading

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New Softball Team Has Many Successess

This year marked history in the making as Southwestern University embarked on its first ever season of softball in the school’s 150 years of athletic competition. Continue reading

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Pride And Prejudice And Zombies…Yes, This is Really a Book!

A new novel written by Seth Grahame Smith has put another spin on a classic Jane Austen tale. Continue reading

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Tuition increase necessitates greater financial aid for incoming first years

More of Southwestern’s incoming class has applied for financial aid than the classes before it. Because of this and increases in tuitions, Southwestern had increased the quantity and value of scholarships. James Gaeta, Southwestern’s director of financial aid, said that he will not know how many people will be accepting these until after the students’ May 1 deadline. Continue reading

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Symposium Provides Forum for Students to Provide Work With Campus

Southwestern University will hold the “Student Works Symposium, From Every Voice” the evening of Wednesday, April 15, 2009 at 5:00 p.m. in the Red and Charline McCombs Campus Center. This is the tenth year of the Student Works Symposium, which features Southwestern students’ undergraduate presentations. Continue reading

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Bednar Quits As Advisor of Megaphone

It is with sincere regret that The Megaphone announces the resignation of its long-time advisor, Bob Bednar. Continue reading

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Modest Mouse Concert in Austin was Amazing, Emotional Show

Do you remember, as a child, pretending to be an astronaut, launching off into space and fighting the evil Martians? Continue reading


The 2009 Anchor Awards are Rewarded

Each year the Student Athletic Advisory Committee (SAAC) presents the Southwestern Athletics Pirate Anchor Award to one male and female athlete who best display the traits that embody the spirit of the Southwestern community as decided by a student vote. Continue reading

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