Category Archives: Campus Life

Changing The World, One RC At a Time

Sometimes on the Hilltop, we forget that there is a whole other world going on at the same time. People wake up, brush their teeth, go to work/school/back to bed, eat, and do it all over again. When SMU kicked … 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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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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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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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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Celebration of Lights: Behind the Scenes

By Jack Murphy Without a doubt, one of the most popular traditions SMU hosts in the winter is the famed “Celebration of Lights.”  Students since the 1970s will talk about their magical experience singing along to Christmas carols with their friends … 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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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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Homecoming 2014: Winter is Coming

By Katie Maiers This past weekend, I experienced two special occasions here at SMU; it was a weekend of welcoming alumni, but it was also a weekend of welcoming some the coldest temperatures this season. Sun or snow, the weekend … Continue reading

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