Hunt Scholars Give Graffiti the Brush

2013-11-18T15:52:46+00:00 Nov 18, 2013|General|

By Carissa Laughlin I have had the amazing privilege to be a part of the Hunt Leadership Scholarship program here at SMU. Ever since my first week of school freshman year, this program has provided me with amazing opportunities to grow and develop as a leader at SMU as well as in the greater Dallas [...]

Class Spotlight: Negotiations

2013-11-18T15:54:56+00:00 Nov 15, 2013|Academics|

By Laura Spitler One of my favorite classes I am taking this semester is Negotiations, taught by Steve Denson.  For me, it counts as a business elective to round out my marketing degree.  I initially signed up for the course, because I know that being good at negotiating is a very important skill to have [...]

Life Around Dallas: The Tough Mudder

2013-11-18T15:54:34+00:00 Nov 13, 2013|Life Around Dallas|

 By Cameron Skreden This past weekend saw many SMU students get out of their comfort zones by entering and completing the Tough Mudder that was held here in Dallas. Encouraged by the APSM department (Applied Physiology and Sports Management) with reduced entrance fees and big involvement, many students ventured south of Dallas to attempt the [...]

Family Weekend: Running the Show

2013-11-18T15:54:10+00:00 Nov 13, 2013|Campus Life|

By Will Slack SMU’s administration is unique in that it places a tremendous amount of trust in student leaders. I experienced this aspect of our university firsthand while planning this year’s Family Weekend. Throughout the planning process, it was my job to oversee a 7-person subcommittee, meet with the school’s graphic designer to create the [...]

There’s a lot of Heart in Hartshorne

2013-11-04T15:54:21+00:00 Nov 8, 2013|General|

By Liz Crowell How I spent fall break of my junior year is not what people would typically imagine a college student doing.  This year I was privileged enough to travel to Hartshorne, Oklahoma with SMU Alternative Breaks and work to rebuild a home that the organization Rebuilding Together had sponsored. Before I delve into [...]

Dancing in the Fall

2015-02-13T13:26:43+00:00 Nov 6, 2013|Academics|

By Shauna Davis I think I speak for the whole student body when I say that we are excited to have passed the halfway mark in the semester.  Sure, late nights of cramming for midterms are over, but for Meadows Dance majors, our biggest production is right around the corner.   This semester’s Fall Dance Concert [...]

Homecoming Happiness

2013-11-04T15:53:48+00:00 Nov 4, 2013|Campus Life|

By Melody Davis Homecoming: another reminder that we are a part of something bigger than ourselves- an entire community at SMU and not just our four years spent here. Homecoming last weekend was again one of the best weekends of the fall semester. All the hype and excitement of the Homecoming festivities came true. But [...]

Pomping for the Parade

2013-11-04T15:53:33+00:00 Nov 1, 2013|Campus Life|

By Blake Ann Seeker Homecoming week has come and gone, but visions of the parade Saturday are still dancing in the heads of SMU students and alumni. All week long, different organizations encouraged members to help build their float for the parade from scratch. Some floats impressed the crowds with movable parts and water fountains! [...]