Building Spirit at the RC Olympics

Building Spirit at the RC Olympics

Sep 8, 2014|Spirit and Traditions|

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 gathered at Prescott Field.  The open ceremony was full of games, guest speakers, and chants.  [...]

Celebrating the Season

Nov 11, 2012|Spirit and Traditions|

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 traditions occurs at the beginning of December to kick off exams. At this function, everyone [...]

Homecoming: Hawaiian Style

Nov 1, 2012|Spirit and Traditions|

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 pride. Homecoming weekend is huge in many aspects, but for student organizations it means hard [...]

Elephants and Super Heroes and Narwhals, OH MY!

Feb 7, 2012|Ambassadors, Campus Life, Spirit and Traditions|

By Annie Bures 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! I have been known to come up with some pretty great costumes in my time [...]

Going Greek

Feb 2, 2012|Campus Life, Spirit and Traditions|

By Annie Bures 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 third of students join a Greek organization, the days leading up to the start of [...]

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