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Mr.Homecoming 2012

By Hannah Steen Every year, the Alumni Association elects a professor to serve as the year’s Mr./Ms. Homecoming. This year, Mr. Homecoming is none other than Dr. Eric Selbin. The Alumni Association chooses Mr. Homecoming based on a variety of … Continue reading

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Sleep What Is That?

College students often complain about how little sleep they get. To a degree it has become a point of pride to win the “I’ve gotten less sleep than you competition”. College students are representative of today’s society: fixated on electronic … Continue reading

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Lance Armstrong: Cycling Star Stripped of Tour de France Titles

Forgivable Infraction vs. Inexcusable Act Forgivable Infraction By Carly Banner Directors of the Tour de France will strip Lance Armstrong of the victories he earned during the years 1999 to 2005. Instead of acknowledging the fact that people who achieve … Continue reading

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Hurricane Impacts Students,Families,Politics

Over a week has passed since hurricane Sandy touched down in the Northeast, but her impact is still being felt across the country. The storm that stretched 600 miles across the coast has brought the U.S. death toll to 110 … Continue reading

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Soccer Prepares for Conference: Both Teams in Good Standing

By John Stickels The men’s and women’s soccer teams are wrapping up their conference play by facing school rival Trinity this weekend in San Antonio. Both the men and women’s teams are looking at placing somewhere in the top three … Continue reading

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Swim Teams Begin Season With Enthusiasm

By John Stickels The men and women’s swim team will begin their season tomorrow where they will be competing against Trinity University. The teams express confidence that this meet will be the beginning of a successful season. “Our men’s team … Continue reading

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Duarte Sets School Record:Cross Country to Compete in SCAC Championship Tomorrow

By Marin Bramblett On October 6, junior Lilly Duarte set a school record for the 6K race. This personal accomplishment serves a milestone that marks Duarte’s achievement as well as the overall success and improvement of the cross-country team this … Continue reading

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Chorale Set to Perform Latin Church Pieces in Chapel

The Southwestern University Chorale has spent the semester preparing for their fall concert. The concert will be held in the Chapel this semester, and will primarily feature Latin music from the Renaissance. “I’m really looking forward to singing this concert … Continue reading

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SU Spotlight: New Lacrosse Coach Matthew Grosso

By Nikko Gianino In the transition from a club sport to a varsity sport, the university hired Matthew Grosso as the new head coach for women’s lacrosse. Grosso has embraced the challenges of building a new intercollegiate program and is … Continue reading

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Agnew Discusses Politics of Water: Lecture Addresses Importance of Political Participation

By Alec Bergerson At a lecture called ‘Rethinking the World’s Water Problem’ last Thursday, Dr. John Agnew, professor of Geography and Italian at UCLA, discussed the relevance and political importance that water policy will have in the future. In his … Continue reading

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Building Series: The Cullen Building

By Joana Moreno Southwestern is an important part of Texas’ history as its oldest university. A key feature of this history is the Cullen Building, which is full of rich tradition for the Southwestern student body. A tradition particular to … Continue reading

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105 Years of The Megaphone

By Elizabeth Stewart 100 Years Ago Southwestern evolves constantly, a reminder of which can be found in the microfilm archives of the Megaphone at the library. A century ago the Megaphone featured an article called “A Few Facts About Southwestern … Continue reading

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