Category Archives: Life Around Dallas

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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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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