Monthly Archives: February 2010

The Race to the Bottom

Within two days, two candidates for Governor have successfully destroyed their own campaigns. Continue reading

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SU Student Shares Story Of Stay in Danish Hospital

With possible change in the health care system and an insurance reform bill in the process, many are looking at other nations for examples. Most countries in western Europe currently have a universal health care system. One of these nations, … Continue reading

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Greenling is Local, Organic and Delivering to SU

Cruelty-free, organic, locally grown, and pesticide-free food delivered to your front door in Georgetown? Say what? I know. It’s real, and it’s called Greenling. Their goal is simple: fresh food. “[It was] the simple idea that people needed a way … Continue reading

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Name Change Would (SU)ck

“Where do you go to school?” “Southwestern University.” “Oh. Where is that?” Students at Southwestern probably encounter that little conversation a great deal, especially from curious adults who really could care less about from where we are getting our higher … Continue reading

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Dornon’s Index 2/10/10

1 – the number of National Tea Party conventions to date $549 – the price for a ticket to the entire event $349 – the price to attend a dinner at the convention at which Sarah Palin spoke (mumbled? read … Continue reading

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Brush Up On Your Greek Life Knowledge

Think Greek Life is all about superficiality, rampant sexuality and getting wasted every weekend? You’re WRONG. Brush up, Southwestern University students, and take the time to learn some Greek. This sophomore journalist decided to go on a three week journey … Continue reading

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Cosmo/Men's Health Breakdown

Rather than sitting alone on national S.A.D., we have boiled down Men’s Health and Cosmopolitan to clue you in to exactly where you were led wrong and why exactly your rocks are still on. Cosmopolitan 1.  When your man is … Continue reading

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Supreme Court Did the Right Thing Regarding Corporations

Recently, the Supreme Court overturned two legal precedents that banned corporations from contributing money to campaigns. The issue, according the majority opinion, went beyond electioneering. According to Anthony Kennedy, it was about freedom of speech. As he stated in the … Continue reading

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Improvise This!

Cooper Street – a thoroughfare not known to any city in our country, but familiar nonetheless to us Southwestern students. As the university’s resident improv troupe, the group’s members have been instigating hilarity on campus for as long as many … Continue reading

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Amazing Race to Feature SU Alumna

Have you ever watched a reality television show and thought, “That could so be me!!”? Well, I would like to inform you that that reality is not far from home. Shannon Foster, 2008 Southwestern graduate, nailed a spot on this … Continue reading

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'Doppelganger Week' Reveals Insecurities

The American Psychological Association released a report yesterday over their apparent concern for “the mental well-being of all Facebook users” because of what they called, “Doppelganger Week’s insidious effect of making people feel more attractive than they actually are.” In … Continue reading

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Songs of Bilitis Sure to Entice

On Friday night at 7 p.m., Songs of Bilitis will be the main highlight at the Alma Thomas Theatre.  The show, which is a reconstruction of the 12 Chansons de Bilitis by Debussy, is based on its 1901 premiere in … Continue reading

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