Category Archives: Campus Life

They Say Some People Never Leave SMU…

By Ashley Garner I am proud to say that I am one of those people. Each summer I have spent my break giving back to the SMU community and this summer I have had the pleasure of serving SMU as … Continue reading

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Homecoming: View from the Top

By John Angle This past week was one of the most fun but tiresome of my SMU career because I was in charge of planning and executing SMU Homecoming!  I had an amazing team that I worked with, and the … Continue reading

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Senior Moment: “My Last Boulevard”

By Anne Parker This weekend is my last boulevard as an undergraduate Mustang and I can hardly believe it. Boulevarding has long been my favorite part about SMU. Red dresses, cowboy boots and everyone all coming together to support our … Continue reading

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Expanding Horizons

By Laura Spitler I want to talk about a piece of advice I heard multiple times before arriving at college: Try something new. College is such a perfect time to expand your horizons.  For some students that may mean getting … Continue reading

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Student Talent Shines in the Annual Pigskin Revue

By Elishah Ramos Here at SMU we’re always looking to show off our talents and gifts no matter what our academic disciplines are.  A great way to do that on Homecoming weekend is through our annual Pigskin Revue.  What started … Continue reading

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Celebrating Celebrations

By Chris Medrano As an SMU student I am constantly amazed by how much time and effort the university invests into making student life on campus memorable.  SMU loves to celebrate, whether it is the annual celebration of lights, the … Continue reading

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A Final Farewell

By Courtney Steele csteele@smu.edu Hi y’all! The realization that graduation is 16 days away. Anticipation for summer. Long hours of studying for finals. It is that time. I hope everyone is having a great end to the school year, college … Continue reading

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Come Visit, Stay Awhile

By Courtney Steele csteele@smu.edu Today is the start of one of our favorite visit programs on the Hilltop – Destination SMU is officially underway. This program for admitted students is by far my favorite of the year – between the … Continue reading

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What Do People Do at SMU?

By John Angle jangle@smu.edu Hey folks! So you may be wondering, “what do people do at SMU?” Well one big way that a lot of people spend their time is to get involved in one of SMU’s 180+ clubs and … Continue reading

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The First Step

By Courtney Steele csteele@smu.edu Walking up the stairs to the Hughes-Trigg Student Center that summer, a huge “Welcome New Mustangs” banner hung above the entrance, I was terrified. The time had finally arrived, AARO (academic advising registration and orientation) was … Continue reading

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