All Greek Homecoming Step Show

Oct 30, 2013|Campus Life|

By Jeffrey Jacobs This weekend, SMU was able to celebrate homecoming in style. All throughout last week, students were staying up late every night so they could dedicate time to building their floats. However, the men of Kappa Alpha Psi and the ladies of Kappa Kappa Gamma were practicing every night in the Dedman Recreation [...]

Pick a County…Any Country!

Oct 28, 2013|SMU Abroad|

  By Taylor Corrigan Studying abroad was always part of my college plans, but once I became a mustang, there was no way I could fathom leaving this amazing school for a whole semester! So instead, I found a way to do both and I studied abroad in the summer. I am a junior this [...]

Interviewing with CNN’s Headline News

Oct 25, 2013|Athletics|

By Elishah Ramos As is quite common with college campuses all throughout the nation, there are always ongoing rivalries in athletics, and our annual battle is one none other than Fort Worth’s Texas Christian University. Every year between SMU and TCU we have a football game where we battle for the Iron Skillet. To outsiders [...]

I’m Coming Home!

Oct 23, 2013|Campus Life|

By Billy Hightower Homecoming week is afoot. Being a senior, this week has never been more exciting. Last Sunday was the SMU Homecoming field day, in which all the teams comprised of pairs of student organizations compete in events for the first points and an early lead in the homecoming race. We even have a team for [...]

InterSECTIONS Diversity Retreat

Oct 21, 2013|General|

By Ashley Garner Fall break is the best time of year. SMU students have the option to go on an alternative break trip, visit with family, take a road trip with some buddies, or simply relax and enjoy their vacation. I decided to go on SMU’s first ever InterSECTIONS Diversity Retreat. I along with nearly [...]

Everything’s Bigger in Texas

Oct 18, 2013|Life Around Dallas|

By Erin Robbins October is my favorite time of year for many reasons; I love everything pumpkin flavored, the weather in Dallas is perfect, football season is in full swing, my birthday is coincidentally at the end of the month, AND it's Texas State Fair time! For three weeks, the Texas State Fair comes to life in Dallas. The [...]

Reflections of a ‘Senior’ Citizen

Oct 16, 2013|General|

By Bri Strickland It seems like just yesterday I was a wide-eyed first-year Mustang strolling the Boulevard, unsure of what the next four years had in store for me. I came to SMU without knowing a single person so my first few months were marked by awkward first encounters and countless handshakes. I remember wondering [...]

Life Around Dallas: Uptown

Oct 14, 2013|Life Around Dallas|

By Kevin Hess SMU is often advertised as being "just a hop skip and a jump" away from Downtown Dallas. If that is true, then SMU is also only a "hop and skip" away from the cultural center that is Uptown Dallas. Uptown is a trendy, pedestrian-friendly neighborhood less than 10 minutes from SMU's campus. [...]

The “Big D”

Oct 11, 2013|Life Around Dallas|

By Courtney Quinn In March 2013, Dallas Convention & Visitors Bureau launched a new branding campaign to get the Dallas community involved in showing off the great city of Dallas. It was a BIG celebration! Huge block letters of “B” and “G” were placed all over the city and asked people to put themselves in [...]

The Other Wes Moore

Oct 9, 2013|General|

By Julius Henderson Now in my 3rd year at SMU, I’ve had a chance to experience the college atmosphere and deal with many of the responsibilities that come with going to a school like SMU. One thing is for sure: college is about choices. As a matter of fact, life is about choices, and a [...]

Game Day: SMU vs. TCU

Oct 7, 2013|Athletics|

By Shannon Conboy What an absolutely incredible weekend in Fort Worth! This weekend, I made the trip with some fellow SMU students down to Fort Worth to support our Mustangs! We got on the road early Saturday morning, starting the day off right at Bubba’s for breakfast which is conveniently walking distance from campus. After [...]

The Dallas Concert Experience

Oct 4, 2013|Life Around Dallas|

 By Daniel Brock One of my favorite parts about being a student at SMU is having a major music hub right in our backyard. During my time living in Dallas, I have been able to see all my favorite musical artist at live performances such as Avicii, Cherub, Chiddy Bang, Jimmy Buffett, etc. But every [...]

Life in Dallas: The Bishop Arts District

Oct 2, 2013|Life Around Dallas|

By An Phan It took me three years to find it, but I finally did.  Tucked away in Oak Cliff, a neighborhood of Dallas, there is a lively, artsy area called Bishops Arts District.  It has yummy food, cute boutiques, and a trendy clientele.   Here are my favorites from the area: Dude Sweet Chocolate I [...]

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