Author Archives: Ryan Herrscher

Someone Pinch Me…

By John Morrow At 7AM this morning I found myself waiting in line outside in near freezing temperatures with hundreds of other students. I wasn’t there to pick up the latest Apple iPhone. No, I was there with numb feet … Continue reading

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Barney Was Created by a Pony!

By Billy Hightower One of the many things that drew my eye about coming to SMU was the number of notable people that have attended SMU. There are accomplished former SMU in all types of different industries. In regards to … Continue reading

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Moody Madness

By Kathleen Batman Men’s Basketball has never been a sport to draw a big crowd at SMU. However, within the last year the basketball games have become the place to be. With the renovation of our basketball arena, Moody Coliseum, … Continue reading

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Real Talk: 21st Century Activism

By Ashley Garner I had the pleasure of attending the first “Real Talk” of the spring semester. The office of Student Activities and Multicultural Student Affairs hosts lunches that invite students and SMU staff to discuss challenging societal concerns. Students … Continue reading

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‘Tis the Season: Celebration of Lights

By Liz Dubret Today is my favorite SMU tradition: Celebration of Lights. It marks the beginning of the Holiday Season on campus. It is a time when SMU students, faculty, staff, alumni, and the Dallas community come together in celebration … Continue reading

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Hunt Scholars Give Graffiti the Brush

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 … Continue reading

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Class Spotlight: Negotiations

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, … Continue reading

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Life Around Dallas: The Tough Mudder

 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 … Continue reading

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Family Weekend: Running the Show

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 … Continue reading

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There’s a lot of Heart in Hartshorne

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 … Continue reading

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