Category Archives: Spirit and Traditions

Building Spirit at the RC Olympics

By Alex Hibbard Earlier this month SMU had its first annual RC Olympics, and I was lucky enough to attend. I was participating in the Olympics for the McElvaney Residential Commons.  The event started at 3:00 as all of the Commons … Continue reading

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Celebrating the Season

By Liz Dubret and Billy Hightower As we were on our way to work today, we noticed the Christmas lights were being put up for the Annual SMU Celebration of Lights! One of our most popular and well attended SMU … Continue reading

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Homecoming: Hawaiian Style

By Amie I always tell prospective students to visit SMU on a football weekend if they are ever in limbo about the SMU experience. This homecoming weekend put that statement into action because the entire SMU campus was full with … Continue reading

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How to Build a Float 101

By Emily Hegi Homecoming at SMU is one of the most exciting weeks of the year.  As a sophomore, I couldn’t wait to experience it again!  Every year, different organizations on campus participate in a variety of Homecoming events.  These … Continue reading

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Bringing Spirit to Rock the Vote

By Ramon Trespalacios It’s Homecoming week at SMU. This means people donating blood, decorating windows, painting peruna-shaped wood, float building and a lot of school spirit and healthy competition. At the beginning of the week to kick off the race … Continue reading

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Homecoming on the Hilltop

By Claire Piepenburg Hey there, Perspective Ponies! What a wonderful weekend we’ve had on the Hilltop! This weekend was the culmination of a week-long event…Homecoming! The theme this year was “Homecoming for the Holidays”, presented by Student Foundation. For starters, … Continue reading

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Elephants and Super Heroes and Narwhals, OH MY!

By Annie Bures abures@smu.edu We all loved Halloween when we were little but in college it is Halloween all year ‘round! Now every university has its traditions about costume parties but at SMU we do it large and in style! … Continue reading

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Going Greek

By Annie Bures abures@smu.edu We have all seen the stereotypical depictions of Greek life on TV and in movies but the media doesn’t always show what Greek life is really like on a college campus. At SMU, where roughly one … Continue reading

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The Last Rodeo Begins

By Courtney Steele csteele@smu.edu Hey y’all! I hope you had a great relaxing summer. Everything is now buzzing around campus again – students are back, books have been opened and senior year is officially underway. It’s hard to believe that … Continue reading

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Destination Life.

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