Monthly Archives: October 2011


Hello again everyone! There is a super exciting opportunity that is going to be taking place at SMU in November! It is the Southwest Affiliate of College and University Residence Halls (SWACURH)! This conference is a place where people from … Continue reading

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Service with a Paw!

Author: Anisha Durvasula {SMU Service House} Community Service. Two words that encompass a world of difference. Yet when most refer to the phrase it is usually targeted towards helping the homeless, tutoring children, or volunteering at a retirement home. Do … Continue reading

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67.5 million

How is it that worldwide 67.5 million children are out of school? A global lack of education is preventing millions of children from escaping the cycle of extreme poverty. It seems that of the 67.5 million children not receiving primary … Continue reading

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PNOLA 2011

I’m so excited to go on an AB trip this year! In the winter I’ll be volunteering with the Phoenix of New Orleans (PNOLA) for a second time. Last year, I went into complete beast mode and built 15 walls!!! … Continue reading

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Let’s hear it for New York, New York, New York!!

Hi everyone! I’m Aliya Prasla and I am a junior at Southern Methodist University! This year I am the site-leader for the Alternative  Breaks trip to New York for Spring break 2012! We are working with God’s Love We Deliver. … Continue reading

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Go ‘Stangs!

Community Engagement & Leadership Center and the Hegi Family Center for Career Development are super proud of the SMU Mustang football for their 40-33 victory over TCU!

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AB-MH Retreat Weekend

Author: {the awesome} Michelle Craig After a two hour ride in the SMU van, eating a 24 ounce bucket of Cheez-Its, and exploration of the Lake Texoma shoreline, the Alternative breaks executive board sat down on a Saturday afternoon to … Continue reading

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