Category Archives: Life Around Dallas

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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Life Around Dallas: Uptown

By Philip Kilgore One of my favorite SMU traditions comes every Sunday; my friends and I go to this restaurant called Gui and enjoy their “all you can eat sushi” special. So every Sunday, we take the trip a few … Continue reading

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Life Around Dallas: Bieber Fever

By Lauren Lyngstad This past Monday, a group of three friends and myself decided to buy tickets for the Justin Bieber concert about four hours before it started. Being that tickets had been sold out for a while, we decided … 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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