Category Archives: News

Hard-hitting journalism about Southwestern University events, Austin Area events, Texas events, national events and even world events.

Green Technology At Risk in Coming Election: Innovations in Renewable Energy Should be Supported Publicly and Privately

By Jeffrey McKenzie Attacked for being a failed investment that lacks efficiency, green technology has become a partisan issue as the election nears. However, a look at the facts of green technology shows that despite the negative rhetoric, green technology … Continue reading

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Career Services Educates Students in Etiquette

Career Services will host its annual etiquette dinner on Oct.18. This tradition provides students the opportunity to learn more about proper business dining protocol. By Brooke Chatterton “The etiquette dinner is a free four-course meal we offer annually to bring … Continue reading

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Chant Contest to Promote Spirit: Student Foundation Sponsors Ongoing Competition

Submissions are ongoing for the SU Spirit Chant Contest sponsored by Student Foundation. As part of the “BeSouthwestern” campaign, students are encouraged to prepare a 30 – 60 second video showcasing their proposal for a new Spirit Chant. “This is … Continue reading

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Table Helps Students Register to Vote

By Kelsey Baker From Oct.1-9, the Office of Student Activities ran a concourse table dedicated to informing Southwestern students about voter registration and upcoming elections. Students were also given the opportunity to register to vote or provided with absentee ballots … Continue reading

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Stepping with Pride

By Areli Gutierrez Boots and heels will stomp the floor at 8 pm on October 19 in the Bishops Lounge, where Friday Night Live will present the second-ever Southwestern Step and Stroll exhibition. The event is meant to showcase the … Continue reading

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Vandalism

By Kylie Chesser Following acts of vandalism in and around the Herman Brown Residence Hall, emails were sent out throughout the week concerning the crime alert and those affected by the acts. Chief Deborah Brown and the campus police are … Continue reading

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SU Merits Awards

By Joana Moreno The past summer has brought not just one, but three awards to Southwestern from various college critics. The university received recognition from Colleges That Change Lives: 40 Schools That Will Change the Way You Think About Colleges, … Continue reading

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Spanish Film Series Concludes Next Week

By Jennifer Fleming The Spanish Film Festival is an international film event sponsored by Sigma Delta Pi, and Latinos Unidos. The festival will conclude Oct. 4 in Olin 105 at 8:00 p.m. with the last of five movies, Chico & … Continue reading

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Tech Titans: Apple vs. Samsung

HARMFUL By Carly Banner In August, a decision in the case Apple v. Samsung was reached. Apple was awarded $1.05 billion in damages through the overzealous pursuit of patent protection. If companies like Apple continue to pursue their patent rights … Continue reading

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National Hazing Prevention Week Comes to Close

By Colin Malone National Hazing Prevention Week (NHPW) ties up today after five days and two events focused around spreading knowledge about hazing and preventing it. Jason Chapman, Assistant Director of Student Activities, organized the events. “When people talk about … Continue reading

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Cullen Building Still in Progress

By Hannah Steen Part of the ongoing renovation process both inside and outside the Cullen building was completed in August. Now that the second and attic floors of the building are finished, the professionals who work there have moved back … Continue reading

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