Spreading Smiles into the Special Needs Community

2016-05-27T11:30:48+00:00 Mar 31, 2016|Campus Life|

Every smile, every hug, and every “I love you” reminds me that one individual can have a profound impact on the lives of others. Since my middle school years, I have found great joy in giving back to the special needs community, and some of my best friendships have been built within it. In high [...]

Pancakes and Tulips and Human Rights, Oh My!

2016-05-27T11:32:23+00:00 Mar 22, 2016|Academics, SMU Abroad|

My class, jet-lagged but excited after just landing in Amsterdam. Picture perfect windows in picture perfect canal houses lined with picture perfect flower boxes. This is what I was lucky enough to experience over Spring Break thanks to SMU and the University Honors Program (UHP). No Destin or Breckinridge for this gal; two [...]

Why I Chose SMU

2016-05-27T11:32:43+00:00 Mar 4, 2016|General|

It’s hard to believe that three years ago I was a senior in high school, stressing about choosing the right university for me to spend the next four years. And I guess if you’re reading this you know what my decision ended up being. That’s right, I decided to pack up my stuff, leave Colorado [...]

Fun in Taos

2016-05-27T11:32:55+00:00 Mar 4, 2016|Academics, Taos|

This past winter break, I went to SMU’s campus in Taos, New Mexico and completed a January Term class. A Jan-Term class is basically a condensed class completed within 8 class days before the spring semester starts. You can complete up to 4 credit hours at SMU’s Dallas or Taos campus. I chose to take [...]

Peruna Foosball in the Innovation Gym

2016-05-27T11:33:20+00:00 Feb 25, 2016|Lyle School of Engineering|

SMU’s Lyle School of Engineering is one of a kind. My favorite part of the Lyle School is the Innovation Gymnasium. Located in Caruth Hall, the Innovation Gym is a place for students to work as consultants for companies throughout the Dallas metroplex. This past semester, I had the opportunity to build a foosball table [...]

Endless Opportunities on Campus and in the City

2016-05-27T11:33:33+00:00 Feb 25, 2016|Campus Life, Life Around Dallas, Meadows School of the Arts|

It’s Monday, and I’m reminiscing about my weekend, feeling incredibly lucky. Not only did I spend time doing what I love for my major, but I also had an incredible city to experience on my rehearsal breaks! I’m a senior Vocal Performance major, and rehearsals for the opera are in full swing. Next week, I [...]

Traditions at the Residential Commons

2016-05-27T11:33:57+00:00 Feb 16, 2016|Residence Life and Student Housing|

On February 6, SMU had its own version of Mardi Gras in the form of Krewe de Ware. Each year the Residential Commons system has the unique opportunity to sponsor different events throughout the semesters on campus. With the new housing system in place, and thriving, Ware commons was able to throw an event that [...]

Moody Magic

2015-12-09T11:30:08+00:00 Dec 9, 2015|Athletics, Campus Life|

SMU storms the court after SMU upset #7 Cincinnati! Welcome to Moody Coliseum, SMU’s 7,000 seat capacity basketball arena. Moody has become one of the premier places in the nation to watch a college basketball game, as well as one of the most feared places for opposing teams to visit. Moody Coliseum was [...]

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