Author Archives: Ryan Herrscher

Homecoming 2014: Pomping and Parading

By Kathleen Batman Homecoming is one of the best times to be on campus. So many alumni come back to celebrate SMU and it’s a lot of fun to participate in all of the events during the week leading up … Continue reading

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Opportunities Abound at Tate Lectures

By Mehdi Hami As a student at Garland High School, I first learned about SMU through the Tate Lecture Series. I would attend as many Student Forums as I could as a high school student. Tate Student Forums are interactive … Continue reading

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SMU Abroad: Bonjour from Paris

By Shauna Davis To be honest, it wasn’t until seeing the Eiffel Tower and the city of Paris from thousands of feet in the air that it hit me: I would be living, breathing and eating in France for three … Continue reading

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Family Weekend on the Hilltop

By Liz Dubret This past weekend at SMU was Family Weekend and one of my favorite weekends in the fall!  We are more than half way through the semester and everyone is missing a tiny bit of home.  So it … Continue reading

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Friends, Fun, and Fried Food!

By Taylor Corrigan Every year the great state of Texas looks forward to the State Fair of Texas: fun rides, games, and every kind of fried food you can imagine. Since its first year, back in 1886, the State Fair serves … Continue reading

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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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