Monthly Archives: November 2009

Texas Tribune: A Triumphant Trajectory in Political Reporting

A savvy assortment of founding members and supporters gathered Tuesday, Nov. 3 at The Belmont to celebrate the launch of The Texas Tribune, a non-profit, non-partisan public media organization based in Austin, Texas. Continue reading

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Brooks Prize Debate Revived

On Saturday at 2 p.m. in the Southwestern Library, students will participate in the preliminary rounds of the Brooks Prize Debate, a long-time tradition at Southwestern that was revived last year. Continue reading

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2009 Electorial Results May Not Necessarily Be a Referendum

The mixed results from a number of the Nov. 3 elections paralleled a number of mixed feelings amongst the American public. Continue reading

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"Procastination is the Assassination of Motivation"

I have pondered this saying several times throughout my college career Continue reading

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If You Can Read This, You're Not Abroad

Passport? Check. Immunization shots? Check. Appreciation for foreign experiences in even more foreign places? Check! New York, here I come. Continue reading

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Swimming Dives Into Season

This past weekend the Southwestern Swim Team started the conference season off with an impressive bang (corny sports pun intended). Continue reading

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Schedule of Events for Southwestern's 100th Annual Homecoming

It’s a celebration a century in the making: the 100th anniversary of the very first Southwestern University Homecoming. It’s guaranteed to be a weekend filled with food, history, fellowship, history, fun and SING. Gear up – an estimated 1,500 people are expected to attend. (Yes, for the record, that is the most in 100 years.) Continue reading

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Wolff to Lecture at 10th Annual Writer's Voice

Coming up next on the Southwestern calendar is the annual Writer’s Voice Series which this year will be featuring award winning novelist and short story author Tobias Wolff. Continue reading

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Southwestern Fights In the Battle of the Brains

What do you call a competition of tens of thousands of the world’s top computer science students? Continue reading

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Lost Letters Reveal SU and Georgetown History

Ever wonder what life at Southwestern University was like in the early 1900s? I know you have – we all have. Continue reading

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Cross Country 6th and 8th at SCAC Championships

The men’s and women’s cross country teams competed in the SCAC conference championships last Saturday in Conyers, GA. The teams had last competed in Arkansas at the Chili Pepper Cross Country Festival, where they had enjoyed good results. Continue reading

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