Past Issues

How To Life

Students Learn “How to Life”

Students come to Southwestern with high academic scores and grades, but are sometimes unsure about various basic necessities of life, like changing a flat tire. A new program offered through...   Read More

Coach of the Year

For the fifth time in her career, Southwestern Head Volleyball Coach Hannah Long has been named Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC) Coach of the Year. Long also earned the honor...   Read More

Globally Engaged Residents

A native of Katy, Texas, Sebastian Gualy is a sophomore at Southwestern, double majoring in biology and business. He is also a student athlete on the varsity lacrosse team. But...   Read More


Pirates Prevail in Gridiron Challenge

The Southwestern Pirates topped rival Trinity University in the 2nd annual Gridiron Challenge. Prior to the Nov. 8 Homecoming football game versus Trinity, Southwestern issued a challenge to see which institution...   Read More

Driven by Her Passion for Knowledge

For Lee Silva Ferguson ’95, most of her time is spent in the biology classroom at Allen High School where she teaches AP Biology in a flipped classroom (a form...   Read More

Liberal Arts Benefit Young Alumni

How does a liberal arts education benefit students in the long run? Southwestern’s Office of Career Services has always had some anecdotal evidence, but it never had any concrete data...   Read More


STEM for Girls

According to the U.S. Department of Education, the position of the United States as a global leader, in science, engineering and innovation is threatened as fewer students are pursuing degrees...   Read More

Making Connections Between Music and Meth

Recently, Southwestern students, faculty, staff and Trustees came together with members of the Georgetown community for a unique intellectual experience on the Southwestern campus. The second Paideia Connections: Engaging Scholarly...   Read More

Teaching Kids to Code

Stephen Foster wants to live in a world where everyone knows how to code. “I think coding should be part of kids’ basic literacy,” says the 2009 Southwestern graduate. Why?...   Read More

Social Media in the “Real World”

When Meghan Brindley ’08 joined the Southwestern community as a first-year student, she had no way of knowing, or even imagining, the opportunities that would come her way. Now, 10...   Read More