Author Archives: Ryan Herrscher

SMU Abroad: Bali, Indonesia

By Sarah Woodruff Last summer (2013) I decided to do something out of my comfort zone and out of the United States. I went and studied in Bali, Indonesia for three weeks with 12 other students. I had an experience … Continue reading

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Enjoying the Music at Meadows

By Shannon Conboy SMU is a fantastic place to be for a number of reasons, but my favorite aspect of the school is probably the accessibility given to all students for enjoying beautiful art, music, and shows, while at the … Continue reading

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Leading the Charge on Commons Development

By Kaleb Lee This summer I did some research abroad with the Residential Commons Leadership Corps. In July of 2014, SMU flew me and six other members of the RCLC out to Oxford and Cambridge to conduct res earch on behalf … Continue reading

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Discovering Dallas: Fair Friendly Friday

By Kelsey Buttrell This past week, I put on my favorite pair of red cowboy boots and walked over to the DART station to make my way to the Texas State Fair. This was my second time attending the fair … Continue reading

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Academic Spotlight: Wellness at SMU

By Whit Rasmussen For the UC curriculum, every student is required to complete a physical wellness course. Walking, fencing, ping-pong, triathlon and basketball are just a few of the many classes to choose from. For my wellness credit, I decided … Continue reading

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What are FiRs for?

By Quincy Schurr This year marks the first year that each residential commons has a Faculty in Residence (FiR) living in the building. While it might seem a bit strange to have a SMU faculty member and their family live … Continue reading

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Mustang for the Win

By Alex Porter In between classes and social life here at SMU, there are many opportunities to become involved in clubs sports and other intramurals. I was looking around for a club to join that I could apply my swimming … Continue reading

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SMU & TCU: The Battle for the Iron Skillet

By Nikki Carenza It’s no secret there is an epic rivalry between SMU in TCU. Therefore whenever we meet in sports everyone comes out to show support for their team. This year SMU hosted TCU for the annual football game … Continue reading

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Comfort Zones: People Watching on Campus

By Tien Dang This is my favorite place on campus to people watch. From here, you can see couples coming together, friends leaving in different directions, that dude who’s always long boarding everywhere, the cliques that students separate themselves into. … Continue reading

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SMU Abroad: The Oxford Experience

By Caroline Gurley This past summer I had the opportunity to study abroad in Oxford, England.  This was one of my greatest memories of college thus far.  I studied in Oxford with around eighty other SMU students and we had … Continue reading

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