Category Archives: Campus Life

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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Planning Park N’ Party

By James Jang I had found out a few months ago that I had been given the position of Programming Chair for Program Council, a student organization at SMU that focuses on fun campus-wide events, and I was in charge … Continue reading

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Student Life Spotlight: Happy Birthday Peruna!

By Taylor Thompson Every spring SMU students emerge from class to find a huge carnival set up on Dallas Hall Lawn to celebrate Peruna’s birthday. He’s a pretty big deal around here, so we definitely go all out for him. … Continue reading

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The Time has Come: Graduation

By Margaret Ellen Crawford My four years of college are finally coming to a close. It is hard to believe that it’s been so long since I first stepped on campus as a bright eyed and eager high school senior. … Continue reading

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Best Study Spots on Campus

By Austin Brown With spring break right around the corner the majority of SMU’s student body will be found in one of the SMU’s 9 libraries studying for their multiple midterm exams.  Fortunately for those studying, the unusually cold weather … Continue reading

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You Won’t Go Hungry Here!

By Mehdi Hami It’s no secret that Dallas has more restaurants per capita than New York City, but who would have thought that SMU’s cuisine on campus is also really good. It has to be to keep me eating on … 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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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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Homecoming Happiness

By Melody Davis Homecoming: another reminder that we are a part of something bigger than ourselves- an entire community at SMU and not just our four years spent here. Homecoming last weekend was again one of the best weekends of … Continue reading

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