Author Archives: Ryan Herrscher

The Residential Commons: Leading the Pack

By Tammy Winter I’ll admit, when I joined the Residential Commons Leadership Corps last year in the hopes of getting to be involved in the creation and implementation of the Res Commons here at SMU, didn’t quite know what I … Continue reading

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A cappella: Not Just for the Movies

By Anna Scott Phillips After seeing Pitch Perfect, I had always been infatuated with a cappella groups, but not talented enough to be in one. I admire girls in my grade who can belt a tune to my favorite pop … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday: G.W. Bush Visits Class

By Austin Brown Last semester SMU was lucky enough to have President George Bush on campus to speak about his new book 41: A Portrait Of My Father. It always strikes me how lucky we are as a student body to … Continue reading

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The Magic of Pony Ears

By Elishah Ramos If you have had the opportunity to spend time on campus, you may or may not have experienced seeing pony ears. Like many other Texas schools, we too have a hand sign, and although it may not … Continue reading

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Declaring a Major: It’s No Minor Decision

By Blake Ann Seeker Declaring your college major is a big step in your academic life. Many students, myself among them, remain “undecided” for some time. It’s a good idea to take a variety of classes, weigh options with the … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

By Ryan Herrscher I think I speak for all of the ambassadors here in the Office of Admission at SMU when I say that we are looking forward to the break and time off from our normal responsibilities. No matter how … Continue reading

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Giving Back through Service

By Julius Henderson One beautiful aspect of college is having the opportunity engage many interests at one time. This fall, I’ve been able to expand my college experience and find new ways to learn through peers and within the Dallas … Continue reading

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Both Sides of the Boulevard

By Liz Crowell It’s easy to become comfortable and stuck with the same routine, the same buildings on campus and the same group of people once you get settled in college. At SMU we have two prominent sides of the … Continue reading

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Life Around Dallas: D-town Boogie

By Austin Whittle Dallas is no stranger to the music scene. Headline artists such as Beyoncé, Justin Timberlake, Drake and Lil Wayne have all made recent appearances in the Big D. Although not as well known as the artists I … Continue reading

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On the Way Out: A Senior’s Perspective

By John Morrow It’s a bittersweet place in which I find myself—two days away from my last undergraduate final exam. Although I won’t participate in graduation ceremonies until May due to a full-time internship next semester, my undergraduate education at … Continue reading

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