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December Movie Reviews: The Hobbit, Les Miserables and More

The Hobbit The long-awaited prequel to The Lord of the Rings Trilogy hits theaters on December 14th, 2012, with Martin Freeman starring as the lovable Bilbo, and Ian McKellan returning as Gandalf the Grey. J.R.R. Tolkein’s first novel was previously … Continue reading

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Cross Country Places Third: Teams Prepare for Regionals

Tomorrow, the Men and Women’s Cross-Country team will be running in the south/southeast regional championship in Atlanta, GA. Placing well in this race means qualifying to compete in the NCAA Championship Race. On October 27, the teams competed in the … 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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Students Give ACL First-Timers Advice

By Elizabeth Stewart The Austin City Limits Music Festival is just around the corner, with Jack White, “The Red Hot Chili Peppers”, “The Black Keys”, and “Avicii” headlining with one hundred other artists. ACL 2012 is a huge musical experience, … Continue reading

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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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UPC Showcases FNL Events: Students Perform in the Friday Lineup

By Olivia Stephenson Sophomore Sarah Cook performed with her guitar and ukulele in front of a cheering crowd of supporters. Cook’s performance was one of many student talent showcases that the University Planning Council (UPC) will feature throughout the semester … Continue reading

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2012 google play

On March 6, Android users turned on their smart phones and discovered that a blue and red triangle had replaced the little green robot for the App Store. Google has re-branded Android Market as Google Play, rolling in a new … Continue reading

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Choir to Perform Mendelssohn’s Elijah

By Lauren Fellers Students can spend this weekend enjoying the arts at a show put on by their peers. On April 14 the Southwestern Chorale will be performing Felix Mendelssohn’s celebrated oratorio Elijah with the San Gabriel Choir. The show … Continue reading

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Student Art Featured in Grant Exhibit at Korouva

By Adrianna Haradon   From March 25 to 28, Korouva Milkbar hosted the Interdisciplinary Craft as Art Project, an exhibit funded by the King Creativity Fund featuring the work of student and faculty artists. The exhibit was the brainchild of … Continue reading

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Hunger Game Premiere

By Kylie Chesser Georgetown’s City Lights Theater almost couldn’t hold the crowd last week as The Hunger Games fans lined up and poured in throughout Thursday afternoon leading up to the midnight premiere. Students sacrificed sleep for the opportunity to … Continue reading

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Clusterfest Ping Pong Drop

By Arianna Haradon On March 2, Southwestern students gathered in the Bishops Lounge to await the announcement of the 2012 Clusterfest lineup. Accompanying the lineup announcement was the seventh annual Ping Pong Drop.   Clusterfest is Southwestern’s spring music festival. … Continue reading

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Feburary Movie Reviews

By Anne Bransford The Woman in Black “The Woman in Black” features Daniel Radcliffe in a classic horror movie. As a Victorian lawyer, Arthur Kipps (Radcliffe) heads to Eel Marsh House, a foggy and mysterious manor where evil things have … Continue reading

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