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Top 5 Questions to Ask

By Emily Hegi There’s more to being an SMU Student Ambassador than just giving tours.  We write your postcards, we call you on the phone, and we also help out with college fairs!  Last week I worked at three college … Continue reading

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A Weekend in Taos

By Katelyn Hall The typical weekend at SMU in the fall involves going to the football game, chatting by the tanning pool, and some time in the library. But this weekend, I swapped out the heat of Texas for the … Continue reading

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Retreating to Taos

By Mehdi Hami Over Labor Day weekend, I took a trip to Taos, New Mexico, home to one of SMU’s three campuses. When people think of Taos, they think of the art and culture that defines the town. Of course, … Continue reading

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My Summer at the Office of George W. Bush

By Courtney Quinn Have lunch with a United States President? Check! This summer I was an administrative intern for the personal office of George W. Bush. It was a fantastic experience that I will never forget. I learned so much … Continue reading

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The Story of a Mustang Summer

By Michael Saunders What have I been doing this summer?…….. Oh man, where to begin?  On May 22nd I flew to Heathrow Airport in London, England…. I brought with me a dufflebag, a backpack, and a whole lot of inexperience … Continue reading

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Reflections at the Halfway Point

By Laura Spitler As my junior year is gearing up to start in the next few weeks, I can’t help but marvel at the fact that I’m already half-way through with college (or less if I graduate early!).  It wasn’t … Continue reading

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Road Trip to Austin

By John Morrow Texas summers provide plenty of opportunities for students to travel throughout the state. This past weekend, a group of friends and I took a road trip down to Austin. We kicked off Saturday morning with breakfast at … Continue reading

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Intern Life at AT&T

By Liz Dubret This summer I had the best job interning at AT&T. I got the best of both worlds, because I got to work at the headquarters in Downtown Dallas and at the innovation center, the Foundry, in Plano. … Continue reading

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Dining with Decision Makers

By Will Slack SMU is a unique university. Our university’s administration welcomes suggestions and ideas from students regarding university improvement and policy change. One venue in which students are able to voice concerns and ideas is through the Dining with … Continue reading

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Shaq Attack

By Brie Strickland I still remember the day the Miami Heat signed Shaquille O’Neal. It was one of the greatest days because my parents jumped at the opportunity to get season tickets. Fast forward eight years and I’m get a … Continue reading

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