Category Archives: Life Around Dallas

Life Around Dallas: The Tough Mudder

 By Cameron Skreden This past weekend saw many SMU students get out of their comfort zones by entering and completing the Tough Mudder that was held here in Dallas. Encouraged by the APSM department (Applied Physiology and Sports Management) with … Continue reading

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Everything’s Bigger in Texas

By Erin Robbins October is my favorite time of year for many reasons; I love everything pumpkin flavored, the weather in Dallas is perfect, football season is in full swing, my birthday is coincidentally at the end of the month, AND it’s Texas … Continue reading

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Life Around Dallas: Uptown

By Kevin Hess SMU is often advertised as being “just a hop skip and a jump” away from Downtown Dallas. If that is true, then SMU is also only a “hop and skip” away from the cultural center that is … Continue reading

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The “Big D”

By Courtney Quinn In March 2013, Dallas Convention & Visitors Bureau launched a new branding campaign to get the Dallas community involved in showing off the great city of Dallas. It was a BIG celebration! Huge block letters of “B” … Continue reading

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The Dallas Concert Experience

 By Daniel Brock One of my favorite parts about being a student at SMU is having a major music hub right in our backyard. During my time living in Dallas, I have been able to see all my favorite musical … Continue reading

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Life in Dallas: The Bishop Arts District

By An Phan It took me three years to find it, but I finally did.  Tucked away in Oak Cliff, a neighborhood of Dallas, there is a lively, artsy area called Bishops Arts District.  It has yummy food, cute boutiques, … Continue reading

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Dallas: Sports City, USA

By Liz Blumberg While Dallas is famous for many things, one thing stands out in particular: sports. Whether your favorite team rules the field, the court or the ice, there are plenty of opportunities to catch the action – some … Continue reading

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Back on the Hilltop

By John Angle Can you believe it? Summer break is already over – again! I’m especially sad about this summer ending, as it’ll be my last one ever. The real world comes calling after this year! Although I’ll miss the … Continue reading

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Summer fun in Dallas

By Kathleen Batman This past weekend a group of friends and I decided last minute to get tickets and go see Brad Paisley perform at the Gexa Energy Pavilion. It was so much fun! We got in the car a … Continue reading

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Things to do in The Big D

By Claire Piepenburg The Big D is always full of fun things to do, and even though the temperature outside is heating up, Dallasites aren’t slowing down. Here are a few cool things happening this summer: Bruno Mars/Ellie Goulding at … Continue reading

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