Category Archives: Features

Stories that impact Southwestern students in some way or another.

Career Services begins to prepare students for alternative careers

The current economic turmoil has taken a major toll on SU graduates who are looking for jobs once they earn their degree. The state of economic affairs is so bad that when asked what liberal arts degrees would be desired … Continue reading

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Field Trips

Remember those field trips you used to take to the zoo in elementary school? Yeah. Like everything else, the college version is so much cooler. Feel like taking an overnight trip on your own private beach, looking at endangered species … Continue reading

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SU helps support Senior University

If you feel like you’ve been seeing a lot more old people around campus lately, you’re observations are not unwarranted. Residents of Sun City are moving in and becoming your classmates. Okay, not really, but they are taking classes here. … Continue reading

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SU Student Trains for CapTex Olympic Triathlon

What are you doing at 5:45 in the morning on an average day? Most people would answer that question with the obvious, “I’m still sleeping” response, but if you were to talk to junior Rachel Freeman, she would give a … Continue reading

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Student rejects Grad School Cafe

As if applying to graduate school isn’t stressful enough, now there’s an entire website dedicated to feed your mental breakdowns and make you feel even worse about yourself: thegradcafe.com. It’s more of a time waster than Facebook, and it has … Continue reading

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Jessica Espinoza Wins the “Jessica Grant”

Saturday, Feb. 20, in the Literary Society corner of the A. Franks Smith Jr. Library Center, members of The Williamson County Texas Alumnae Association of Delta Gamma National Fraternity gathered to present Jessica Espinoza with the “Jessica Grant” in their … Continue reading

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Paws for Mardi Gras Celebrates Doggies

Georgetown citizens shared green, gold and purple beads with their best four legged friends during Paws for Mardi Gras last Saturday, Feb. 20, in San Gabriel Park. Festivities included a parade of humans and canines dressed in fun costumes to … Continue reading

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Some capstones dressed to impress

When students begin their academic careers here at Southwestern, they know in the back of their minds that the senior capstone project is looming in their future. The senior capstone is the big project that each student must complete in … Continue reading

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Korouva Milk Bar: for students, by students

The Korouva Milk Bar opened up this year, as it does every year, with the action-packed Korouva March, and has since held several events, like the Amoeba Draw, Cooper-Street Improv Shows, Strategic Plan meetings and parties both big and small … Continue reading

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Student Gaines Excitement For Paideia Program

It’s that time of year again, time for a new batch of bright young scholars to join the ranks of Southwestern’s unique and prestigious Paideia Program. The Paideia Program is headed up by Dr. David Gaines, associate professor of English … Continue reading

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SU Student Shares Story Of Stay in Danish Hospital

With possible change in the health care system and an insurance reform bill in the process, many are looking at other nations for examples. Most countries in western Europe currently have a universal health care system. One of these nations, … Continue reading

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Greenling is Local, Organic and Delivering to SU

Cruelty-free, organic, locally grown, and pesticide-free food delivered to your front door in Georgetown? Say what? I know. It’s real, and it’s called Greenling. Their goal is simple: fresh food. “[It was] the simple idea that people needed a way … Continue reading

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