Author Archives: Ryan Herrscher

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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The Greek System: A Senior’s Perspective

By Emily Hegi This semester I’ve had the incredible opportunity to be on the executive board of my Greek organization. I know what you’re thinking: the Greek system is all about partying and paying for friends. I’m here to tell … 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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Pony Up, Mr. President

By Carissa Laughlin I was very fortunate as a student at SMU to have the opportunity to attend a presentation from former President George W. Bush about his new book, 41: A Portrait of My Father. This opportunity was provided … Continue reading

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Taking a Study Break with Meadows Performances

​By Katelyn Hall I’m a journalism major in Meadows School of the Arts, but I’ll tell you one thing: I’m not artsy. I can’t draw, I’m tone deaf, and I trip on my own feet. But my artistic deficiencies make me … Continue reading

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Celebration of Lights: A Senior’s Perspective

By Taylor Thompson With finals approaching (actually, they start in 3 days, yikes!) it’s always nice to take a break with friends to celebrate the holidays. My favorite tradition that we have on campus is Celebration of Lights. Students, faculty, … Continue reading

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Celebration of Lights: A Holiday Tradition

By Melody Davis It’s time for finals now for SMU students – which means late nights studying, extra coffee, stress to pull off those good grades; no surprise there. But finals time also means something else on campus for SMU: … Continue reading

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Top 22: The Best Things About Winter

By Laura Spitler It’s that time of year again! The temperature is dropping, the year is drawing to a close, and the holidays are upon us. Here is my list of 22 of the Best Things about Winter in Dallas: … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving from the Hilltop!

By Ryan Herrscher Finals are just over the horizon with winter break and December graduation on the other side. All of those things bring stress, happiness, joy, and a general sense of excitement to our campus. This week though, we pause … Continue reading

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Homecoming 2014: Crown the King and Queen

By Adam Melson As the fall semester ends and the temperature drops, its a telltale sign that Homecoming is near. This past Homecoming weekend was again one of the best weekends of the fall semester. (Pictured: 2014 Homecoming King Kyle … Continue reading

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