Category Archives: General

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

By Ryan Herrscher I think I speak for all of the ambassadors here in the Office of Admission at SMU when I say that we are looking forward to the break and time off from our normal responsibilities. No matter how … Continue reading

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Giving Back through Service

By Julius Henderson One beautiful aspect of college is having the opportunity engage many interests at one time. This fall, I’ve been able to expand my college experience and find new ways to learn through peers and within the Dallas … Continue reading

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On the Way Out: A Senior’s Perspective

By John Morrow It’s a bittersweet place in which I find myself—two days away from my last undergraduate final exam. Although I won’t participate in graduation ceremonies until May due to a full-time internship next semester, my undergraduate education at … Continue reading

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Top 22: The Best Things About Winter

By Laura Spitler It’s that time of year again! The temperature is dropping, the year is drawing to a close, and the holidays are upon us. Here is my list of 22 of the Best Things about Winter in Dallas: … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving from the Hilltop!

By Ryan Herrscher Finals are just over the horizon with winter break and December graduation on the other side. All of those things bring stress, happiness, joy, and a general sense of excitement to our campus. This week though, we pause … Continue reading

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Mustang for the Win

By Alex Porter In between classes and social life here at SMU, there are many opportunities to become involved in clubs sports and other intramurals. I was looking around for a club to join that I could apply my swimming … Continue reading

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Comfort Zones: People Watching on Campus

By Tien Dang This is my favorite place on campus to people watch. From here, you can see couples coming together, friends leaving in different directions, that dude who’s always long boarding everywhere, the cliques that students separate themselves into. … Continue reading

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Songs From (and for…) the Heart

By Nadine Kakish One of the first groups I got involved in at SMU was the female a cappella group on campus, the SMU Belle Tones. I have had the time of my life singing alongside 15 amazingly talented ladies, … Continue reading

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Mustang Corral 2014: Who Will Win the Commons Cup?

By Carlyle Reid This year I got to re-live my experience at Mustang Corral as a leader. Mustang Corral is a summer orientation camp for all incoming First-Years to SMU. I was a leader for incoming students to my Residential … Continue reading

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An Open Letter: My SMU Experience

By Michael Saunders Hey guys my name is Michael Saunders and I am a senior double majoring in Philosophy and Spanish!  I am a Resident Assistant in the Hilltop Scholars Community and an active member on the Cheer team and … Continue reading

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