Category Archives: Features

Stories that impact Southwestern students in some way or another.

Garden Fosters Dialogue

In response to the challenge, the Southwestern Community Garden has invited all SU organizations to attend planned discussions and meals. Continue reading

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Career Services Personnel

Ichabod Black may be the office mascot, but those truly responsible for the many events and opportunities offered to students are the members of the career services team, including director Roger Young, assistant director Alexandra Anderson and internship coordinator Maria … Continue reading

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Campus Spotlight: Chief Brown, SUPD

Most young people have less than positive opinions of law enforcement officials. However, here at Southwestern University, it is a completely different story. Under the leadership of Chief Deborah L. Brown, students have learned to love and respect the SUPD. Chief Brown has … Continue reading

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Southwestern University Veterans Association

The Southwestern University Veterans Association is an organization that helps student-soldiers adjust to life on campus. “The organization was founded to help veterans and the dependants of veterans that attend Southwestern adjust to college life,” said organization secretary Isidoro Ramirez. … Continue reading

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“Lifeboats” Art Exhibit

Heather Carter makes sustainable living an art in her exhibition “Lifeboats”. According to Carter, the 1994 Southwestern graduate, “Lifeboats started out as taking things that have had a life before and honoring them.” The exhibit consists of five pieces, all … Continue reading

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Explore the Hill Country on horseback

Horseback riding is a classic pastime, and trail riding in particular invokes visions of sunsets and open land. Southwestern University is surrounded by the famed Texas Hill Country, and a trail ride is one way to take in the scenery, … Continue reading

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Science explains why love makes the heart go aflutter

Many people would probably agree that butterflies do, in fact, exist somewhere in our abdominal region and that they only become active when they sense the presence of somebody special. Whether you have labeled them as parasites or welcome insect … Continue reading

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New tools added to voyager catalog

This week two new tools were added to the Smith Library Center’s Voyager Catalog: Cite This Item is located in the Actions box on the right side of all item records. The Cite This Item link will open a new … Continue reading

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Some of the Best Free Web Sites

These are some of my favorite websites that make me stay around, either for the content, the graphics, as well as the amount of information available to me.  And of course, credibility of the website is always important to me.  … Continue reading

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PAA plans events for Asian American Heritage Month

This semester at Southwestern University, April is Asian American Heritage Month. Previously ASIA Club (Association for Students Interested in Asia), Pan Asian Association is revamping its mission and activities along with its name. “We changed at the end of last … Continue reading

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Relay for Life, because cancer never sleeps

On April 17 to 18, The American Cancer Society Relay For Life will give Georgetown and the surrounding area a chance to celebrate the lives of people who have battled cancer, remember loved ones lost and fight back against the … Continue reading

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Saving money while in school

Money can’t buy happiness, but it can rent a good replacement. Here are a few ways that you can save some cash and allocate it towards more appropriate goals, such as a 2 a.m. Jack-in-the-Box run. FOOD – We all … Continue reading

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