Monthly Archives: November 2011

Occuppy Wall Street: Occupy Movement Battles Injustice or Protestors’ Anger Misdirected

Injustice What began on Sept. 17, when the anti-consumerist organization AdBusters called for the occupation of Wall Street, has expanded to a global movement with similar protests advocating everything from holding corrupt speculators accountable for the gamble of investment banking … Continue reading

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Superhero Movies Swooping In Influx of Superhero Movies to Create a Profit or for Fans’ Benefit

Superhero movies based on comic-book superstars have become some of the most popular movies on the market, as well as with products and games that are marketed out as well. They have been gaining more and more financial success over … Continue reading

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Exhibit Fuses Art and Technology

The art exhibition Full Circle celebrates the intertwining of art and technology using rapid prototyping and its evolution from 2003 to the present. “Full Circle started for me in the 1990s when I started working with a computer,” artist and professor Mary … Continue reading

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Students Utilize Extra Funding Source

There are several funds and grants that students can obtain to help fund creative projects, activities, events, trips, and other academic endeavors. Some of these include Community Chest, Emergency Funding, King Creativity Fund, and the McMichael Student Experience Enrichment Fund. … Continue reading

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Civil Rights Curbed for National Security

President Obama’s declaration of an end of the war in Iraq marks a significant new step in relations between the United States and Iraq. It is not the withdrawal in and of itself which will be deemed a success in … Continue reading

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Students Anticipate “Inheritance” Release

The final and long-awaited installment in Christopher Paolini’s “Inheritance” series will be released November 8, after years in hiatus following the 2008 release of “Brisingr”, the third book. As students and other fans of all ages line up at Barnes … Continue reading

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Students Address Council

This week, a group of concerned students lead by junior Colin Berr gave presentations to the campus community and to the Georgetown City Council concerning the lack of public transportation in Georgetown. Berr was motivated to form the organization “S.U. … Continue reading

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Wizard World hosts Austin Comic Con: Convention Returns for Second Year, Showcases Art, Pop Culture

Austin Comic Con, hosted by Wizard World, returns to the Austin Convention Center for the second year in a row November 11 to November 13. The name ‘Comic Con’ is often associated with San Diego Comic-Con International, the most well-known … Continue reading

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SU Splash! Offers Students Opportunity to Share Passions

SU Splash! allows students to share their passions with participants from local high schools by teaching interactive classes on whatever interesting subject they can come up with. Splash! is a day-long program that aims to change perspectives, builds relationships, and … Continue reading

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Iraq Withdraw

President Obama’s declaration of an end of the war in Iraq marks a significant new step in relations between the United States and Iraq. It is not the withdrawal in and of itself which will be deemed a success in … Continue reading

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Students Anticipate the Release of New Skyrim Game

Tonight at midnight, students waiting anxiously in line at Gamestops everywhere will see the first sales of what may just be the Game of the Year, as Bethesda’s Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is finally released. “I’m getting it as soon … Continue reading

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Theatre Department to Perform “The 1940’s Radio Hour”

November 16 through the 19, Southwestern students have the opportunity to come experience mid-century America re-created in our theatre department’s production of “The 1940’s Radio Hour”. “If you don’t like having fun, you shouldn’t come,” junior Robert Frost said. Frost … Continue reading

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