Monthly Archives: April 2012

Stuco Rent-A-Car

Throughout this academic year, Student Congress has been working to provide better public transit options for students through a new ad-hoc committee, the Public Transit Initiative. The most recent plan of action is the “WeCar” Plan from Enterprise, a program … Continue reading

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2012 google play

On March 6, Android users turned on their smart phones and discovered that a blue and red triangle had replaced the little green robot for the App Store. Google has re-branded Android Market as Google Play, rolling in a new … Continue reading

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Operation Achievement All-Campus Day

By Arianna Haradon On April 11, Southwestern’s Operation Achievement hosted “All-Campus Day”, which brought a large group of middle school students to the university. “Operation Achievement is a mentoring program that partners local middle school students with Southwestern students for … Continue reading

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Shack-A-Thon

By Arianna Haradon Shack-A-Thon is an annual event held by Southwestern’s chapter of Habitat for Humanity. This year’s event will be on April 13 and 14 on the Mall. Although there is a small entry fee, all proceeds go to … Continue reading

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Choir to Perform Mendelssohn’s Elijah

By Lauren Fellers Students can spend this weekend enjoying the arts at a show put on by their peers. On April 14 the Southwestern Chorale will be performing Felix Mendelssohn’s celebrated oratorio Elijah with the San Gabriel Choir. The show … Continue reading

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SU Natives Powwow

By Joana Moreno This weekend is a full of exciting things to explore. On Saturday, April 14th, from 11AM to 9PM   SU Native will be hosting its 8th Annual Pow-Wow in the Robertson Center A typical pow-wow is social gathering … Continue reading

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Kony 2012 Campaign: Effective Advocacy or Misguided Militarism

Advocacy By Brooke Chatterton Invisible Children, the makers of the Kony 2012 video, have a long history of using social media in order to bring an underexposed issue of their choice into light.  With such a viral video, many have … Continue reading

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Student Art Featured in Grant Exhibit at Korouva

By Adrianna Haradon   From March 25 to 28, Korouva Milkbar hosted the Interdisciplinary Craft as Art Project, an exhibit funded by the King Creativity Fund featuring the work of student and faculty artists. The exhibit was the brainchild of … Continue reading

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The Big Event Recap

By Kylie Chesser Last Saturday began a new tradition on campus as The Big Event kicked off for the first time, an effort by SUSTAIN and Executive Director David Boutte to bring together the school and the surrounding business community. … Continue reading

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Student Foundation Impacts

By Kylie Chesser Behind the fun of Homecoming, the convenience of Pirate Bikes and theopportunity to address issues at Straight Talk, an student-run organization works hard every day to keep up strong connections between students, faculty and staff at Southwestern. … Continue reading

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Hunger Game Premiere

By Kylie Chesser Georgetown’s City Lights Theater almost couldn’t hold the crowd last week as The Hunger Games fans lined up and poured in throughout Thursday afternoon leading up to the midnight premiere. Students sacrificed sleep for the opportunity to … Continue reading

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Simple, inexpensive, commons-centric recipes

By Erin Cressy I love to cook and bake, but as a college kid, I sadly lack the time and money to do it constantly, especially when I know there’s food I paid for waiting for me in the Commons … Continue reading

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