Chemistry, Biology, and… Scuba Diving?

2013-09-05T20:05:48+00:00 Aug 26, 2013|Academics|

By Faith Michael One of the greatest opportunities college offers is the ability to take a class that allows the student to expand their horizons about the world. Called an adventurous spirit, I love exploring the world in ways that most people are unable to. For that reason, when SMU offered a beginning scuba diving [...]

My Summer at the Office of George W. Bush

2013-09-05T20:07:51+00:00 Aug 21, 2013|General|

By Courtney Quinn Have lunch with a United States President? Check! This summer I was an administrative intern for the personal office of George W. Bush. It was a fantastic experience that I will never forget. I learned so much about the life of our 43rd President and what goes on post-presidency. The interns were [...]

Bonjour from Paris

2013-09-05T20:07:31+00:00 Aug 17, 2013|SMU Abroad|

By Melody Davis Who wouldn’t want to study under the Eiffel Tower every night? Ok, maybe it wasn’t quite that way, but it was pretty close. This summer I was lucky enough to study for 5 weeks in Paris. Granted, my two SMU classes were still challenging, but what a beautiful city to embrace for [...]

The Story of a Mustang Summer

2013-09-05T20:07:04+00:00 Aug 12, 2013|General|

By Michael Saunders What have I been doing this summer?........ Oh man, where to begin?  On May 22nd I flew to Heathrow Airport in London, England.... I brought with me a dufflebag, a backpack, and a whole lot of inexperience in European travels.  I had absolutely no clue what I wanted to see or do, [...]

They Say Some People Never Leave SMU…

2013-08-08T13:50:57+00:00 Aug 7, 2013|Campus Life|

By Ashley Garner I am proud to say that I am one of those people. Each summer I have spent my break giving back to the SMU community and this summer I have had the pleasure of serving SMU as the 2013 Academic Advising Registration Orientation Student Director. My logistical responsibilities include assigning tasks to [...]

Reflections at the Halfway Point

2013-08-08T13:50:04+00:00 Aug 4, 2013|General|

By Laura Spitler As my junior year is gearing up to start in the next few weeks, I can’t help but marvel at the fact that I’m already half-way through with college (or less if I graduate early!).  It wasn’t too long ago that I was in y’alls shoes- combing over college rankings, admissions websites, [...]

SMU Abroad: The Oxford Experience

2013-08-08T13:43:14+00:00 Aug 2, 2013|SMU Abroad|

By Katelyn Hall Cheerio from Oxford! This summer I am studying abroad at SMU-in-Oxford! I've spent five weeks here in beautiful England, and I am sad to be going home in only a few days. While here, I took two political science classes-- one about European diplomacy and the other about great empires. Both classes [...]