Ron Paul Holds His Own In This Election

Written by Sam Marsh
Megaphone Staff Writer

If you drive through the southern part of this country looking for campaign signs, there is little chance that you will see anything but than Ron Paul signs. This is strange, considering any poll or the results of the primaries.

So why does he seem to get moral support, but not the votes?

And another question I hear a lot: Who is Ron Paul anyway?
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Handball Continues to Impress

Written by Claire Booher
Megaphone Staff Writer

While basketball and swimming have been making a name for themselves in the SCAC news room, Southwestern’s intramural handball team has been burning up national sports arenas.

The handball women and men have been working hard and have had great results, winning 70 percent of their matches.

After six consecutive years of ranking in the top ten handball teams, Southwestern is shooting for its seventh year in a row.
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Take Yourself Abroad Inside 360 Primo

Written by Kelsey Maki
Megaphone Columnist

Food is capable of capturing emotion, memory and character.

Grilled cheese and hearty, smooth tomato soup recall memories of rainy days and warm sweaters, cucumber sandwiches taste of grassy, cloudless spring and cherry red Popsicles can not help but to conjure up a whiff of sunscreen and sticky heat.

The atmosphere of food has a similar effect on the body – a restaurant is designed to illicit a particular feeling on the part of a patron.
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McDonald's Serves Up Racism

Written by Claire Booher
Megaphone Staff Writer

McDonald’s has been a USA fast food phenomenon that has been taking over the international market. With millions of restaurants all over the world, Ronald McDonald House charities and more and more community activities being developed, you can not walk down the street without seeing its influence.

McDonald’s has recently changed its recipes to launch its brand new program about eating right.
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Super Tuesday 2008

Written by William Thomas
Megaphone Staff Writer

When I volunteered to write an article on Super Tuesday that was to be published on the following Thursday, I admit that I was slightly worried.

I could not imagine how I was going to accurately portray an event that had not yet happened to readers who would be reading the article after the fact.
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Teeth: 5/5 Golden Ones

Written by Claire Booher, Audrey Oleana
Megaphone Staff Writers

Then “Teeth” is the movie for you. Although the movie was billed as a horror film, there are several points in which one will find them self exploding with laughter.

Directed by Mitchell Lichtenstein, “Teeth” revives an old wives’ tale with a biting wit and painful amusement.
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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 been a Southwestern tradition for at least the last 13 years. Prior to being called Family Days, the tradition was known as Parent’s Weekend. The name was changed in order to incorporate the students’ whole families, not just their parents.
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Give the Gift of Camel

Written by Claire Booher
Megaphone Staff Writer

In our world, with all the violence in everyday life, it is difficult for the average person to find a way to help those in need or to determine whether or not his or her money is being put to good use. Oxfam International is an organization that for years has been helping change international policy for the good of those suffering from poverty.

Oxfam International is a confederation of 13 organizations working together to help eradicate poverty, disease and to promote education all over the world. Oxfam is very involved in disaster relief, lobbying for international policies for the less fortunate and building alliances to help bring different programs together for a common goal.

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