Category Archives: Campus Life

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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Elephants and Super Heroes and Narwhals, OH MY!

By Annie Bures abures@smu.edu We all loved Halloween when we were little but in college it is Halloween all year ‘round! Now every university has its traditions about costume parties but at SMU we do it large and in style! … Continue reading

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Weather Woman

By Lauren Lyngstad llyngstad@smu.edu Though it is February 2, and Punxsutawney Phil may have “seen” his shadow, it sure doesn’t seem like winter time in Dallas. The past week the highs have been around the 60s and 70s, making it … Continue reading

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A Very Centered Start to the Semester

By Elizabeth Eliot eeliot@smu.edu One of the great things about SMU is the opportunity that we have as students to really explore our interests through the variety of classes offered here. Whether you want to expand your horizons in terms of … Continue reading

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A Family Affair

By Greg Nelson rgnelson@smu.edu It was great to be home in Ohio for winter break with my family. It had been about five months since I had been home. While I was home, my brother who is a senior in … Continue reading

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Going Greek

By Annie Bures abures@smu.edu We have all seen the stereotypical depictions of Greek life on TV and in movies but the media doesn’t always show what Greek life is really like on a college campus. At SMU, where roughly one … Continue reading

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