Spring Break 2013: Italia

2013-03-18T21:17:37+00:00 Mar 18, 2013|Academics|

By Mehdi Hami While my friends were under the sun or on a boat during Spring Break, I was learning. It may seem weird to “learn” during Spring Break, but it was the best Spring Break I’ve ever had. I’m in a class this semester that covers the Italian Renaissance in Florence and Venice. To [...]

Dining with Decision Makers

2013-03-18T21:15:30+00:00 Mar 12, 2013|General|

By Will Slack SMU is a unique university. Our university’s administration welcomes suggestions and ideas from students regarding university improvement and policy change. One venue in which students are able to voice concerns and ideas is through the Dining with Decision Makers event. Held annually, this event is coordinated by the University’s Board of Trustees [...]

Shaq Attack

2013-03-18T21:12:09+00:00 Mar 9, 2013|Academics, General|

By Brie Strickland I still remember the day the Miami Heat signed Shaquille O’Neal. It was one of the greatest days because my parents jumped at the opportunity to get season tickets. Fast forward eight years and I’m get a late afternoon phone call from a friend asking if I’d like to go to lecture [...]

I’m From Manhattan. Manhattan, Kansas That is…#TBT

2013-03-08T20:43:03+00:00 Mar 7, 2013|General|

By Andrew Galloway On this #ThrowBackThursday, I reflect back on the days at SMU way before Twitter and even (gasp) “The” Facebook.  Coming to SMU from Manhattan, Kansas in 2004 was, let’s say, a change of pace.  Apparently, and I still don’t believe this, jean shorts and calf-high socks with sandals were not “in style.”  [...]

Make your Destination SMU

2013-03-08T20:34:17+00:00 Mar 4, 2013|General|

By Brie Strickland The scariest time frame for any high school senior is the one in between submitting an application and the fateful day when a specially marked envelope is delivered. For those accepted there is a great sigh of relief until they realize they are not 100% sure on a school yet. Luckily, for [...]