Monthly Archives: November 2011

Dave Eggers

When Dave Eggers co-founded 826 Valencia, a tutoring center in San Francisco, he alsohelped to start a business, one specializing in goods fit for Captain Reuter: a pirate supply store. The honored guest for this years The Writer’s Voice, Eggers … Continue reading

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Eggers Book Design Covers

In preparation for Dave Eggers Lecture, part of Southwestern’s Writer’s Voice Series, students competed to create interesting new covers for their favorite books.

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Southwestern Football Program Will Boost Pirate Pride vs. Problems Overshadow Benefits

Pride All it takes is a 20-minute drive down I-35 to arrive at one of the most iconic football grounds in the state of Texas, Darrell K. Royal Memorial Stadium. There play the Longhorns: padded behemoths whose performance week in … Continue reading

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SlutWalk to Protest Rape Culture in Society

Today, the first ever campus-wide SlutWalk will take place, rallying students of all genders and identity to protest the rape culture evident in society today. “The basic part of SlutWalk is to make people see it exists, that it’s here, … Continue reading

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“Dero Fix-It” Bike Repair

Next semester will bring new conveniences to cyclists and bike lovers at the university through a bike repair station called a “Dero Fix-It” and a bike part vending machine that will beinstalled on campus. “[A Dero Fix-It] is a bike … Continue reading

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THE CHALLENGE

THE CHALLENGE, an event sponsored by Students for Environmental Activism and Knowledge (SEAK), will take place at 5:30 p.m. on the mall today. “The purpose of the event is to raise awareness around issues related to composting andrecycling,” sophomore Joey … Continue reading

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Big Red: University Celebrates Red Mccombs at Book Signing

“Big Red” for sale and Big Red soda for free! On Oct. 25, Red McCombs ’49 came to campus to autograph his most recent book “Big Red: Memoirs of a Texas Entrepreneur and Philanthropist” and Big Red soda was given … Continue reading

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SUSTAIN: ‘Students for Sustained CivicEngagement’

When David Boutte transferred here from New York City, he brought his work experience andorganizational skills with him. In his first few weeks on campus, he set out to bring them to otherstudents by founding an organization called SUSTAIN: ‘Students … Continue reading

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‘Zombies’ For A Cause

Students chasing one another in hot pursuit across the mall, socks flying through the air, a disconcerting number of red head bands, and distracted, strategizing looks on peoples faces. All of these are side effects of Southwestern’s second annual zombie … Continue reading

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Pirates Could Still Qualify for Tourney

As the conference season comes to a close, the South-western men’s soccer team is still in the running for a spot in the conference tournament. The pirates have a record of 3-4 for conference play and 6-8-1 for all the … Continue reading

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