What Do People Do at SMU?

What Do People Do at SMU?

Feb 14, 2012|Campus Life, General|

By John Angle jangle@smu.edu Hey folks! So you may be wondering, “what do people do at SMU?” Well one big way that a lot of people spend their time is to get involved in one of SMU’s 180+ clubs and organizations. There is literally something for everyone, ranging from multicultural organizations to campus programming to [...]

The First Step

Feb 7, 2012|Campus Life, General|

By Courtney Steele csteele@smu.edu Walking up the stairs to the Hughes-Trigg Student Center that summer, a huge "Welcome New Mustangs" banner hung above the entrance, I was terrified. The time had finally arrived, AARO (academic advising registration and orientation) was here and it was time to embark on a journey I knew very little about, [...]

Elephants and Super Heroes and Narwhals, OH MY!

Feb 7, 2012|Ambassadors, Campus Life, Spirit and Traditions|

By Annie Bures abures@smu.edu We all loved Halloween when we were little but in college it is Halloween all year ‘round! Now every university has its traditions about costume parties but at SMU we do it large and in style! I have been known to come up with some pretty great costumes in my time [...]

Weather Woman

Feb 7, 2012|Ambassadors, Campus Life, Life Around Dallas|

By Lauren Lyngstad llyngstad@smu.edu Though it is February 2, and Punxsutawney Phil may have “seen” his shadow, it sure doesn’t seem like winter time in Dallas. The past week the highs have been around the 60s and 70s, making it easy to forget that it is the middle of winter! I have loved being able [...]

Nuts about Southwest!

Feb 2, 2012|Ambassadors, Careers, Life Around Dallas|

By Lauren Cook lwcook@smu.edu I have the privilege of working as an intern for Southwest Airlines this semester. I wouldn't have gotten to application opportunity if it weren't for the help from SMU staff and students. Not only had my professor worked with Southwest Airlines, but also one of our very own tour guides, Derek [...]

A Very Centered Start to the Semester

Feb 2, 2012|Athletics, Campus Life|

By Elizabeth Eliot eeliot@smu.edu One of the great things about SMU is the opportunity that we have as students to really explore our interests through the variety of classes offered here. Whether you want to expand your horizons in terms of language, the study of history, or art, you can certainly do it! Personally, I’ve chosen [...]

A Family Affair

Feb 2, 2012|Ambassadors, Campus Life, General|

By Greg Nelson rgnelson@smu.edu It was great to be home in Ohio for winter break with my family. It had been about five months since I had been home. While I was home, my brother who is a senior in high school started hearing back from some of the schools he had applied to early. [...]

Going Greek

Feb 2, 2012|Campus Life, Spirit and Traditions|

By Annie Bures abures@smu.edu We have all seen the stereotypical depictions of Greek life on TV and in movies but the media doesn’t always show what Greek life is really like on a college campus. At SMU, where roughly one third of students join a Greek organization, the days leading up to the start of [...]

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