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FREE Burgers with President Burger in The Cove - TONIGHT at 8pm!!

This event will include live music by the SU band, G.I.F.T.E.D. featuring: Jermaine Dumes, Kabi Kamau, David Quinton, Vasthy Maurival, and Emily Booher.

The members are:

Jermaine Dumes

Kabi Kama

flyer for event

David Quinton

Vasthy Maurival 

Emily BooherPlease direct any questions to Derek Timourian at 512-863-1665 or

If you have any questions about this event, please contact Derek Timourian at 512-863-1665 or

delivered by:Derek Timourian


Race & Ethnicity Studies Advising Lunch

delivered by:Kelly Lessard


The Social Mission of Literary Study: Creating a Reading Public in Victorian Britain

delivered by:Kelly Lessard


Student Programming!


Staff within student life are looking to find out more about the programming interests and needs of Southwestern students. We have created a short, three question long, survey to learn more about your preferences. 

Please take a moment to provide your valuable input and complete this survey

Thank you, 

Student Life Programming Group

Please contact Terri Johnson at

delivered by: Carrola


Philosophy Department Interest Meeeting

Come join the Philosophy Department for a pizza lunch on Wednesday in the Kyle E. White building, room 116, to discuss courses for the Spring semester and recent changes in the philosophy program.  

delivered by:Phil Hopkins


Book Reading, Signing, and Reception

delivered by:Kelly Lessard


Club, Organization, and Extracurricular Notices

Spanish Table

Come join us in the cafeteria today at noon for the Spanish Table.  The Spanish Table is an informal opportunity to practice your Spanish.  All levels of speakers are welcome.  Spanish students, check with your instructors about the possibility of receiving extra credit for you participation. ¡Hasta pronto!  

delivered by:Ted Jobe


Basketball Tip Off Night, 8PM Thursday!

-8PM 10/27: Free Admission

-Meet the basketball players and coaches

-Free T-shirts and Food

-Dunk Contest, 3-point Contest, Team Scrimmages!

-SU Students can win Raising Cane's for a year!

delivered by:janson hightower




Active Minds will be selling Halloween-o-Gram bags from 11-2 in the Commons this Monday, Tuesday, and Friday! 

Regular treat bags will be 50¢, deluxe bags will be $1.00, and "trick" bags will be 25¢

Grams will be delivered to your boo's door on Halloween! 


If for some reason you cannot make it to the table and need a candy gram, please email Christine Nguyen at 

delivered by:Jenna Griffis



Hey y'all! Art Association is having a Halloween art show and party October 28th at 8:00pm in Korouva!! Everyone is welcome to submit art for the show. The show doesn't have any theme so bring us whatever art you want!


You can can bring your artwork to our meetings (9:35pm on Wednesdays- email us for the location because we jump around a little), you can email our president, Kaylie Meek, about your work personally (, or you can bring it to our set-up in Korouva on the 28th at 5:00pm. 


At the show there will also be an open mic so if you like singing or spoken word (or making any other types of noises into a microphone) come on out and see some cool art while you're at it. You are also totally welcome to dress up (it is a Halloween show after all). Although if you come dressed as a clown, we're kicking you out.


Go forth and make pretty things!! (And then share them with us!) 

delivered by:Taylor Bailey


ARTOBERFEST with Kourouva and Art Association- FRIDAY AT 8pm!!!!

Make plans to head over to Kourouva on this Friday at 8pm for Art Association's annual exhibit:  ARTOBERFEST!!! 

Artoberfest will consist of a student-run art exhibit, an open mic, lots of FREE TREATS and good company. Costumes are welcome- this is a Halloween party after all!

 COME HANG OUT WITH US! It's gonna be great!!


if you'd like to participate in the open mic or bring us your artworks, email Kaylie Meek ( for info. There's no theme for submissions so just bring anything you'd like to share!

delivered by:Taylor Bailey


In the Mood for Murder?

Hello all, TEACH will be hosting murder at mood this Thurs at 7pm in Mood-Bridwell hall. It will be a lot of fun! You can dress up or not but it's more important to bring your investigative skills to help us catch a killer! See you there!

delivered by:Beulah Agyemang-Barimah


Student Leadership Conference

Please join the Catalyst and ODK as we put on our annual Student Leadership Conference! At this event, students will be speaking on what brought them to success in both their student organizations and in their personal life. Speaker, Jordan Levasseur will also be there and will be doing his Rockstar Project Workshop. The event is Oct. 29th from 11AM-2PM in the ballrooms so make sure you mark your calendar!

delivered by:Natalie Lesnick


Looking for a part time job? Check out these PirateLink jobs!

Brookwood in Georgetown (BIG) - SALES ASSOCIATE: We need a high energetic person to work on our sales floor where we sell products (pottery) made by our Citizens  and other market items to the public. We have a lovely gift selection in our store and an attached Café. This individual will have the opportunity to share out story at BiG with customers that are shopping. You will be responsible for ringing up sales, wrapping products that are sold, and other sales associate duties.  $9hr

Allstate Insurance- OFFICE ASSISTANT: To support the Agency with sales and service functions while gaining intricate knowledge of these functions and to learn the operational functions of the Agency. We are looking for a new addition to our office staff who is hungry and looking for an opportunity to succeed. We are looking for someone to come into our business, learn how our Agency works, and over time work your way into an Associate Agent position with our Agency.

Enterprise Rent-a-Car -DRIVER: The Driver is responsible for moving and positioning vehicles to various designated locations for servicing, transport and/or rental. Perform all responsibilities with a focus on the needs of our customers and in accordance with our Quality Standards. Drive the vehicles from return location to cleaning/servicing location; leave vehicles positioned for best access by service agents, as directed by management. $9hr

AND MORE........  If you are not registered in PirateLink, click here and get started! (Call Career Services at 512-863-1346 for your temporary password.)

delivered by:Dana Luna


Pink and Green Pumpkin Patch

Hey Pirates,

 The ladies of Alpha Kappa Alpha hope to see you all at Howry Center this evening. Come chill , paint pumpkins, and listen to some music. Let's destress together.


delivered by:Zainab Oketokoun


Community Service and Fund-Raising

Looking for student leaders!

Want to develop your leadership skills while learning more about social justice issues and engaging with diverse communities?  Apply to be a Site Leader for Spring Breakaway 2017 - SU’s alternative spring break service trips.


For more information about Spring Breakaway and the Site Leader position, please read over the first 2 pages of the application linked here.  

If you have more questions, please stop by Prothro 245 or email Aimee Slagle,

delivered by:Aimee Slagle