Category Archives: News

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

Verizon Grant Funds Internship

Written by Alma Aguilar Megaphone Staff Editor Earlier this semester, Southwestern received a $66,000 grant from the Verizon Wireless Foundation in order to fund a summer internship program on campus. Students who participate in the internship program will become more … Continue reading

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Re-energize Texas Summit

Written by Giulia Giuffre Megaphone Staff Writer Last weekend, Feb.8-10, over 200 students from 28 schools all around Texas visited the University of Texas at Austin to be part of the Re-Energize Texas Summit. The gathering was the biggest ever … Continue reading

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Center for Lifelong Learning Construction Begins Soon

Written by Suzy Fudge Megaphone Staff Editor On Thursday, Jan. 24, the groundbreaking ceremony for the Center for Lifelong Learning was held in the Bishop’s Lounge. Although no ground was actually broken during the ceremony, it represented an important landmark … Continue reading

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SU Tradition Celebrates Families

Written by Giulia Giuffre Megaphone Staff Writer This year, Family Days celebrates 100 years of the Megaphone. The events that comprise Family Days begin on Friday, Feb. 15 and continue till the afternoon of Sunday, Feb. 17. Family Days has … Continue reading

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Spam-a-lot Is Not Just a Broadway Play

Written by Lane Hill Megaphone Web Editor As web editor, I thought it would be nice to add an additional element of humor that’s not related to the humor & satire of the backpage (which only occurs once in a … Continue reading

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Bus Route Coming to Georgetown

Written by Sam Marsh Megaphone Staff Writer“Does Georgetown really need a bus system? I mean, I haven’t been all around, but it doesn’t seem all that big,” said Sophomore Kassie Juenke.Nobody’s completely sure yet, but that is Ed Polasek and … Continue reading

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Bus Route Coming to Georgetown

Written by Sam Marsh Megaphone Staff Writer “Does Georgetown really need a bus system? I mean, I haven’t been all around, but it doesn’t seem all that big,” said Sophomore Kassie Juenke. Nobody’s completely sure yet, but that is Ed … Continue reading

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Martin Luther King Jr. Continues to Inspire Hope

Written by Maria Arispe Megaphone Staff Writer It could be said that Martin Luther King Jr. was an extraordinary man and influential person to many people’s lives as well as the infamous American civil rights Movement. It could also be … Continue reading

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FAB Open For Holiday Season

Written by Meg Susong After two and half years of work and more than $10 million (funded largely by Fayez Sarofim of Houston, with other gifts from alumni and friends of the school) the Alma Thomas Fine Arts Center reopened … Continue reading

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Soon to Get "Seuss"ed at SU

Written by Leslie Lube At the end of this month, a cast of 16 SU students will present “Seussical” to over 1300 children from nearby elementary and middle schools. “Seussical the Musical,” which is the musical adaptation of the works … Continue reading

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Complaint? Comments? Whataburger?

Have a comment about the website? Something you’d like to change? Or perhaps an issue with the print version of The Megaphone? Then, leave a comment here, and we’ll work to please you! Want to be anonymous or private? Well, … Continue reading

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Organic Foods Delivered to SU

Written by Alma Aguilar Greenling is a local Austin company that delivers organic food to your home. They offer a variety of products from fruits and vegetables to meats and breads. Most of their products are grown locally and meet … Continue reading

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