Category Archives: News

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

California Is on Fire

Written by Caitlyn Buckley Over the past week, Southern California experienced more than 23 wildfires that went uncontained for days. Over a five day period, over 500,000 acres burned, damaging forests as well as commercial and personal property. By Saturday, … Continue reading

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IMPORTANT NOTICE

While we still don’t have articles to post, there will be some next week (or heads will roll!), I just want everyone to know that I, Lane Hill, only wrote one article that had been included in any issue of … Continue reading

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Lateness Apology

Hello, dear reader.’ You’re probably wondering where the next issue of the Megaphone online is.  We are working on it, and will notify you when it is up. Until then, give a hoot and read! -Lane HillWeb Editor 

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Happenings On Campus: 10/25 – 11/1

Thursday, October 25 SEAK’s Fall Earth Day – 1:00 to 4:00 pm on the Academic Mall. The Country Wife – Performance at 7 pm in Jesse and Mary Gibbs Jones Theater. Friday, October 26 The Country Wife – Performance at … Continue reading

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An Interview with Amy Tan

Written by Angelica Castillo and Tristine Baccam For this year’s The Writer’s Voice, the incredible novelist, Amy Tan, graced the campus community with an evening of high-spirited and comical insight into the life which has served as the inspiration for … Continue reading

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The Country Wife Preview

Written by Leslie Lube.At the end of October, the Sarofim School of Fine Arts will present William Wycherley’s Restoration comedy “The Country Wife” in the Jones Theatre. Between October 24 and 28 there will be five performances: one at 7:00 … Continue reading

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Keep Texas Beautiful!

Written by Giulia Giuffre Keep Texas Beautiful (KTB) is partnering with the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to provide free supplies to any group interested in protecting their local waterways. Keep Texas Beautiful is a nonprofit organization affiliated with Keep … Continue reading

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First Issue of the Megaphone Online

It is also the issue of 9/27 – 10/04. At twilight, nature is not without loveliness, though perhaps its chief use is to illustrate quotations from the poets.-Oscar Wilde News: History Colloquium by Leslie Lube. Director for GLCA New York … Continue reading

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On Commenting (Rules and Things)

Hello, your friendly neighborhood Web Editor here. If you plan to comment on an article, feel free to do so! However, here are a few rules to abide by: 1. Please post comments relevant to the article at hand. 2. … Continue reading

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Director for GLCA New York Arts Program (NYAP) Visits SU

Written by Nicole Licea Director of the GLCA New York Arts Program, Alvin Sher, visited the campus on Thursday to conduct informative sessions for students and faculty and to show a short film pertaining to this interdisciplinary internship opportunity. Established … Continue reading

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History Colloquium

Written by Leslie Lube “Ewww! I am never having babies!” This comment, in various forms, could be overheard at the reception following this year’s History Colloquium, which took place September 27 in Olin 105. An annual event sponsored by the … Continue reading

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About the Megaphone

The Megaphone is the official, student-run newspaper of Southwestern University in Georgetown, Texas. It is published every Thursday when classes are in session. Please send submissions to SU Box 7444, Georgetown, TX 78626 or email one of the editors. For … Continue reading

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