Monthly Archives: January 2013

SU Hosts Art Conference

By Rebecca Wilson Earlier this week, the American Society for Shufa Calligraphy Education hosted their annual conference here at Southwestern. Students, artists, and master calligraphers from around the world attended the event, and was the society’s eighth conference. Professor Carl … Continue reading

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Pirate Treasures Revealed on Campus: Community Veterans Unveil Mysteries Around the University

By Nikko Gianno Print Labs Every so often, the machines in the library print lab glitch and decide to make it rain paper on students trying to print assignments before class. Most run into the library to print through the … Continue reading

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Campus Organizations Support Charities

By Kylie Chesser Efforts of various campus organizations throughout the past few weeks have raised money for organizations like Austin Bat Cave (ABC), The Caring Place, Ronald McDonald House Charities and the Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Association. The Office of … Continue reading

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Career Services Educates Students in Etiquette

Career Services will host its annual etiquette dinner on Oct.18. This tradition provides students the opportunity to learn more about proper business dining protocol. By Brooke Chatterton “The etiquette dinner is a free four-course meal we offer annually to bring … Continue reading

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Chant Contest to Promote Spirit: Student Foundation Sponsors Ongoing Competition

Submissions are ongoing for the SU Spirit Chant Contest sponsored by Student Foundation. As part of the “BeSouthwestern” campaign, students are encouraged to prepare a 30 – 60 second video showcasing their proposal for a new Spirit Chant. “This is … Continue reading

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Table Helps Students Register to Vote

By Kelsey Baker From Oct.1-9, the Office of Student Activities ran a concourse table dedicated to informing Southwestern students about voter registration and upcoming elections. Students were also given the opportunity to register to vote or provided with absentee ballots … Continue reading

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Stepping with Pride

By Areli Gutierrez Boots and heels will stomp the floor at 8 pm on October 19 in the Bishops Lounge, where Friday Night Live will present the second-ever Southwestern Step and Stroll exhibition. The event is meant to showcase the … Continue reading

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Declining Military Health: Americans Unfit to Serve

By Carly Banner A recent study from Mission: Readiness found that 25% of Americans are too overweight to join the military. The United States is one of the few countries that face this problem. When a quarter of a nation’s … Continue reading

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Guest Column: Embracing the Classics.Exploring the Future.

There is a discouraging trend afoot – that of declining interest in classical music. Many professional orchestras are facing musicians’ union disputes, financial troubles, declining audiences, and some have even folded entirely. It is not within the scope of my … Continue reading

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Voter ID: Reasonable Request vs. Discriminatory Law

Reasonable By Jeffrey McKenzie Pennsylvania and many other states have implemented or are attempting to implement voter ID laws. However, opponents are now complaining that such requests for identification are discriminatory, racist, or on par with a poll tax. The … Continue reading

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Vandalism

By Kylie Chesser Following acts of vandalism in and around the Herman Brown Residence Hall, emails were sent out throughout the week concerning the crime alert and those affected by the acts. Chief Deborah Brown and the campus police are … Continue reading

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SU Merits Awards

By Joana Moreno The past summer has brought not just one, but three awards to Southwestern from various college critics. The university received recognition from Colleges That Change Lives: 40 Schools That Will Change the Way You Think About Colleges, … Continue reading

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