Monthly Archives: January 2013

Internship Dinner Features Speakers

By Brooke Chatterton On November 13, the Career Services office will offer its annual Southwestern Stars Internship Dinner. In addition to dinner, the event has several speakers that will share their internship experiences and give internship tips, including student speakers … Continue reading

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Filmmaker to Speak

Mexican filmmaker and TV director María Fernanda “Mafer” Suárez De Garay will be on campus Tuesday to speak to students about her experiences as a female director in Mexico. The free talk will be held at 3 pm in the … Continue reading

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Georgetown Hosts Haunted Jail, ‘Boo Run’ for Benefit

By Hannah Steen This year, the Williamson County Brown Santa is entertaining residents of Georgetown and the surrounding areas with ‘Nightmare on Jail Hill’, a haunted house held in the old jail on the corner of 4th and Main Street. … Continue reading

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Spaghetti Dinner to Raise Funds: Student Congress Plans Event to Replace Stolen Pennants

Planning is in progress for a Spaghetti Dinner to be held by Student Congress soon after Homecoming Weekend. The dinner will act as a fundraiser to replace the SU pennants and welcome signs that were stolen from Georgetown recently. Sophomore … Continue reading

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Homecoming Traffic Causes Parking Concerns Among Students

By Brooke Chatterton Homecoming events on campus begin next Friday, November 2. The influx of alumni prompts the question of how parking on campus will be handled with so many vehicles coming to campus. “Although we have visitor spots, the … Continue reading

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Green Technology At Risk in Coming Election: Innovations in Renewable Energy Should be Supported Publicly and Privately

By Jeffrey McKenzie Attacked for being a failed investment that lacks efficiency, green technology has become a partisan issue as the election nears. However, a look at the facts of green technology shows that despite the negative rhetoric, green technology … Continue reading

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Facebook Should Address Privacy Concerns: Online Communities Need Better Protection and Online Education

By Carly Banner Facebook users often face privacy concerns due to the amount of personal data the website is entrusted with. Facebook users’ ability to keep their data protected is often complicated by the company’s constant reformatting. Due to the … Continue reading

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Where Should I Live? : On-Campus vs. Off Campus

On-Campus By Kavita Singh The monetary commitment to live on-campus can be daunting, even considering most financial aid packages. However, the troubles from living off-campus far outweigh that financial gain. Especially in the long-run, the isolation from a close-knit campus … Continue reading

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Football Team Prepares for 2013 Season: Coaches Offer Opportunities for Growth, Leadership

By Marin Bramblett The fall semester of 2013 will see Southwestern’s newest football team in its first official season in over half a century. This semester, the university welcomes players as they begin conditioning and practice. Although there are currently … Continue reading

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Pirates Prepare for Home Games: Men’s Soccer Maintains Winning Record

The men’s soccer team will face off with Centenary College on this Friday, and finish out the home weekend on Sunday against Austin College. With the first half of conference play complete, the men stand with a record of 8-6. … Continue reading

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Students Give ACL First-Timers Advice

By Elizabeth Stewart The Austin City Limits Music Festival is just around the corner, with Jack White, “The Red Hot Chili Peppers”, “The Black Keys”, and “Avicii” headlining with one hundred other artists. ACL 2012 is a huge musical experience, … Continue reading

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Georgetown Offers Hidden Treasures

By Lizzie Stewart Small though it may be, Georgetown is full of hidden treasures for the first-year pirate willing to explore. A short walk down to the town square provides the perfect break after hours of studying, and shopping is … Continue reading

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