Category Archives: Opinions

Our writers give their opinions on various topics.

Rhetoric Overwhelming

As nearly all of us are aware by now, the Nazi Gestapo have invaded Southwestern and have begun a campaign of random room searches designed to search for illegal drugs. At least that was supposed to happen according to the … Continue reading

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Student wants less theory, more real world.

Let’s face it–not everyone wants to be a researcher. Some students tremble with the anticipation of their future grant applications and research work. Other students literally gag on the thought. While it’s true that many students don’t know that they … Continue reading

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Democratic Party!!!

Not a bad few days for Obama and Democrats? Continue reading

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Lady Gaga Reigns

Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta is a 23-year-old artist. She was born in New York City and had an interest in music from a very early age. She started playing piano at the age of four and was slated for the … Continue reading

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Drug Policy Sparks Controversy

Regardless of how you feel about the now infamous “drug scare” last week, there is no denying that the incident brought several important issues to light. Let me begin by saying that, as one of the participants in the student … Continue reading

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"Dying City" Features Work of SU Students

The play currently running at the Capital T Theatre in Austin is called “Dying City” by Christopher Shinn. It is a two-person show and stars Liz Fisher and Mark Scheibmeir. And of course, we can’t forget that some of our … Continue reading

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What to Xpect in the State of the Union

Some thoughts on State of the Union and Budget Freeze Continue reading

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Some Thoughts on Obama's Young Presidency

A rant on the success of Obama’s Presidency Continue reading

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Honor Code Cracked: Students Question Effectiveness

“I have acted with honesty and integrity in producing this work and am unaware of anyone who has not.” In every classroom at Southwestern University, a student can only glance upwards and see these 19 words plastered all over the … Continue reading

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Fatties Need Not Apply

When I order textbooks from Amazon, I expect exactly what is in the picture and description. “Like New” translates in my mind to saving some $800 on this one used book, though from the appearance whomever last possessed the book … Continue reading

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Graduating Senior Makes Final To-Do List

I never thought this semester would arrive – my last semester in college. Remembering back to my very first semester, I recall thinking that four years was going to be a long time. The truth is, however, that it is … Continue reading

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Gay Marriage Should Not Be Ultimate Goal

All opinions expressed in Opinion & Editorial pieces are the opinions expressed by the author and not the Megaphone staff in general.  Thank you. We stand on the verge of a breakthrough, a triumph of unprecedented magnitude. With the federal … Continue reading

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