My Favorite Dining Hall Hacks

2017-11-29T08:27:09+00:00 Sep 22, 2017|Campus Life, General, Residence Life and Student Housing|

I have been on an SMU meal plan for the past three years and I can genuinely say there are some undeniable perks involved with eating on campus. First and foremost, there is absolutely no required cooking. SMU offers all the home cooked meals a student could want in both dining hall locations, Umphrey Lee [...]

Training for a Dallas Marathon – Staying Active at SMU

2016-10-07T09:55:42+00:00 Oct 5, 2016|Campus Life, General|

I’ve always prioritized living a healthy, balanced lifestyle. Whether its playing lacrosse in the Spring or training at the gym in the off-season, I love to sweat it out and keep my body active. This summer however, I decided to switch my routine up and begin training for the BMW Dallas Marathon. In July, I [...]

Why I Chose SMU

2016-05-27T11:32:43+00:00 Mar 4, 2016|General|

It’s hard to believe that three years ago I was a senior in high school, stressing about choosing the right university for me to spend the next four years. And I guess if you’re reading this you know what my decision ended up being. That’s right, I decided to pack up my stuff, leave Colorado [...]

Change Should be Exciting!

2015-11-18T11:37:08+00:00 Nov 18, 2015|General|

As you can see, we all love Texas! As a senior in the class of 2016, my second to last semester at SMU can most accurately be described as a 10-year old kid (me) taking his fully-grown German Shepherd on a run. I just can’t seem to keep up. All too often when [...]

Childhood to College

2015-11-18T11:28:38+00:00 Nov 18, 2015|Campus Life, General|

Baby me in Dallas I grew up in Orinda, California but I was born in Dallas at Baylor Medical Center. I took my first steps and spoke my first words in our house 2 miles south of the SMU campus. While my family loved our time in Dallas, my dad got a new [...]

Reflections of a Grad Student

2015-10-29T13:32:34+00:00 Oct 28, 2015|Academics, General|

Today marks exactly five months and eight days since I walked across the stage in Moody Coliseum to receive my bachelor’s degree from SMU. Not that I’m counting or anything. I always shrugged off all the “it goes by so fast” warnings from people slightly older than me. Man, were they spot on or what? [...]

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