Category Archives: Campus Life

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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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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The Greek System: A Senior’s Perspective

By Emily Hegi Last semester I had the incredible opportunity to be on the executive board of my Greek organization. I know what you’re thinking: the Greek system is all about partying and paying for friends. I’m here to tell you … 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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