Category Archives: Features

Stories that impact Southwestern students in some way or another.

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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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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Back to the Foodture

By Brooke Chatterton &  Joana Moreno The Brown Symposium kicked off with the lecture “Eating the Future: Why Changing your Diet is Not Enough” by Richard Wilk, Professor of Anthropology at Indiana University. He began with a history of the … Continue reading

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Edges

By: Joana J. Moreno Seniors Rachel Hoovler and Kristi Brawner recently presented their capstone production of “Edges,” a work of musical theater by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul. Joined by junior Robert Frost and first-year Nick Kellogg, the actors performed … Continue reading

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New Semester Brings New Clubs: Groups Serve Different Interests

By Areli Gutierrez Some new student organizations are kicking off this semester, including Poetry Club, Board Game Club, Philosophy Club and News Update Group. Annie Emswiler, a first year English and Psychology double major, started the Poetry Club for the … Continue reading

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Chen Speaks on ‘Masks’

By Joana Moreno Dr. Mel Chen, an assistant professor in the Department of Gender and Womens’ Studies at UC- Berkley, spoke on campus on Jan. 19. Håer lecture “Masks and the Line Between Security and Disability” dealt with the importance … Continue reading

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“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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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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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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SlutWalk to Protest Rape Culture in Society

Today, the first ever campus-wide SlutWalk will take place, rallying students of all genders and identity to protest the rape culture evident in society today. “The basic part of SlutWalk is to make people see it exists, that it’s here, … Continue reading

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“Dero Fix-It” Bike Repair

Next semester will bring new conveniences to cyclists and bike lovers at the university through a bike repair station called a “Dero Fix-It” and a bike part vending machine that will beinstalled on campus. “[A Dero Fix-It] is a bike … Continue reading

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‘Zombies’ For A Cause

Students chasing one another in hot pursuit across the mall, socks flying through the air, a disconcerting number of red head bands, and distracted, strategizing looks on peoples faces. All of these are side effects of Southwestern’s second annual zombie … Continue reading

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