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Operation Achievement All-Campus Day

By Arianna Haradon On April 11, Southwestern’s Operation Achievement hosted “All-Campus Day”, which brought a large group of middle school students to the university. “Operation Achievement is a mentoring program that partners local middle school students with Southwestern students for … Continue reading

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Kony 2012 Campaign: Effective Advocacy or Misguided Militarism

Advocacy By Brooke Chatterton Invisible Children, the makers of the Kony 2012 video, have a long history of using social media in order to bring an underexposed issue of their choice into light.  With such a viral video, many have … Continue reading

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SlutWalk to Protest Rape Culture in Society

Today, the first ever campus-wide SlutWalk will take place, rallying students of all genders and identity to protest the rape culture evident in society today. “The basic part of SlutWalk is to make people see it exists, that it’s here, … Continue reading

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Tea Time

My experience with the Tea Party. Continue reading

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Ill-conceived protest held

The Students for Sensible Drug Policy ineffectively attempted to disrupt the day-to-day business of Southwestern University by staging a sit-in at the Debbie Ellis Writing Center last Thursday. According to SSDP spokesperson Beau Konger, the sit-in was meant to “serve … Continue reading

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Angela Davis Well Received

Jan. 21, the McCombs ballroom hosted a lecture given by Dr. Angela Davis. Almost every member of the audience stood to greet Davis with a torrent of applause as she made her way across the room to the podium. E.B.O.N.Y. … Continue reading

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SS or SU? What has this debate come to?

Is invoking the Holocaust the right way to have a debate? Continue reading

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A Preview Of The Upcoming Angela Davis Talk

American democratic socialist, political activist, former Black Panther, Civil Rights Movement activist, twice Vice Presidential Communist Party USA candidate, founder of Critical Resistance, feminist and retired professor with the History of Consciousness Department at the University of California, Santa Cruz, … Continue reading

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Uncultured Project Aims To Absolve World Poverty

Theories concerning ways to end global poverty seem to overwhelm us and often tend to be temporal, unreliable or too complicated to understand. With the help of the YouTube community, people have tried to come up with different ways to … Continue reading

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