Monthly Archives: December 2011

“Threads Through Time”

Southwestern University Senior Kirby Crone’s exhibit, “Threads Through Time” runs from November 16th to December 2nd, 1-5pm in the Fine Arts Gallery, located in the Sarofim Fine Arts Building. This visual treat is not to be missed. Crone’s exhibit consists … Continue reading

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Speaker Gives Lecture on Forced Sterilization

At the beginning of his talk, guest speaker Eli Clare remarked that he would be speaking about a grim piece of history. Eli’s lecture, titled “Yearning Towards Carrie Buck,” was the story of Carrie Buck, a poor white woman who was sentenced … Continue reading

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Movie Channel Entertains Students: New Films Shown Each Month

Southwestern has its very own movie channel, channel 44, dedicated to showing a varietyof different movies every month. The movies are a mix of new releases and seasonally appropriate films. Around Halloween, there were more horror movies on the roster, … Continue reading

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Opportunities with the Austin Bat Cave

Dave Eggers’ recent visit to Southwestern for the annual Writer’s Voice provided a night of storytelling and inspiration to the importance of how we communicate with one another. Eggers’ presentation addressed an interest that many in the Southwestern community hold … Continue reading

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Mask & Wig Promotes Theatre Arts

Southwestern is home to many theater majors and theater enthusiasts. The student organization Mask & Wig caters to their thespian needs. “Our purpose is to make theater available to the campus and Georgetown outside of the official theater department,” junior … Continue reading

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Volleyball Finalizes 30-4 Record: Players, Coaches Reflect on Accomplishments

The volleyball team finished out its season at the NCAA tournament on Nov.11. The Pirates fell to Chapman 3-1 in the first round of the tournament, bringing theirseason record to 30-4. “Although we are disappointed with the lost, Chapman played … Continue reading

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Advent Tradition Continued

Each year during the holiday season the beginning of Advent is marked by a very important Southwestern tradition: The Candlelight Service. The service is a presentation of scripture readings accompanied by hymns and special music from our very own University … Continue reading

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Health Care Reform: Individual Mandate Helps Country OR Madate Threatens American Values

Helps On Nov. 14 the Supreme Court agreed to judge the constitutionality of the recent mandate to buy health insurance. Opponents of the mandate claim that the constitutional power of Congress to regulate commerce does not permit Congress to force … Continue reading

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Casino Night

Students can enjoy a night of gambling without the fear of losing big on Dec. 2. Casino Night will take place that night at 9 p.m. in the Bishops Lounge. There is no fee for entrance, and students automatically receive … Continue reading

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