Screen Shot 2013-09-05 at 2.53.17 PMBy Ashley Garner

The first few weeks of school have been a success! A couple of my friends celebrated the third day of school by hitting the Silent Disco hosted by Silent Productionz. This program was put on by our Hughes Trigg programming staff to celebrate the beginning of the school year.

The concept of the disco is really unique.  Everyone gets a pair of headphones and can choose between 2 stations. There are 2 DJ’s that are playing music from hip-hop, pop, and electronica genres. The event was held outside and as you chose a different station, your headphones would light up with a red or blue color. This was probably one of the coolest events that I had ever attended. Since music stations had two different colors, you could dance with people who had the same color as you, and switch back and forth.

There was also mocktail bar with yummy drinks to help us cool down. To the outsider the event looked like a bunch of crazy people dancing to no music, but to us, the whole dance floor was our playground. My friend Anita and I (pictured below) wanted to relieve some back to school stress with a fun on campus event.

SMU planning councils do a great job of having fun and safe events on campus especially during the first 6 weeks of class. After the event, my friend and I begged Silent Productionz to come to this event again, we gave it 2 thumbs up!