Texas’s Taco Obsession

2016-10-07T10:41:58+00:00 Oct 7, 2016|Life Around Dallas|

Dallas’s history with Tex-Mex cuisine dates back almost 100 years. The nation’s oldest chain of Mexican restaurants, El Fenix, was founded here in 1916 and began serving a unique Mexican-American culinary experience in 1918. Since then, our city’s love affair with Tex-Mex and tacos in particular has only grown. The tortilla-wrapped dish can be purchased [...]

My Favorite Apps to Stay Healthy on Campus

2016-10-07T10:41:27+00:00 Oct 7, 2016|Campus Life, Life Around Dallas, Uncategorized|

Eating, sleeping, and procrastinating. These are a few of the biggest challenges once you come to college. All of the sudden, you have more time on your hands than you’ve ever had before. What do you do with it? After you are finished studying, joining as many extracurricular activities as possible, and hanging out with [...]

The Fourth Lasso

2016-10-07T10:42:36+00:00 Oct 7, 2016|Campus Life, Residence Life and Student Housing|

Before school starts every semester, a program called “Mustang Corral” takes place. This program consists of programming on campus, an excursion in Dallas (touring Dallas Cowboy’s Stadium, taking a Dallas Trolley Tour, doing community service at Bonton Farms, and more), and an overnight program at an off-campus campsite. Every year, I’ve grown to appreciate Mustang [...]

Training for a Dallas Marathon – Staying Active at SMU

2016-10-07T09:55:42+00:00 Oct 5, 2016|Campus Life, General|

I’ve always prioritized living a healthy, balanced lifestyle. Whether its playing lacrosse in the Spring or training at the gym in the off-season, I love to sweat it out and keep my body active. This summer however, I decided to switch my routine up and begin training for the BMW Dallas Marathon. In July, I [...]

My Experience in the Best A Cappella Group Ever

2016-09-23T15:55:00+00:00 Sep 23, 2016|Student Organizations|

Over the last four years, I’ve had the pleasure to be a part of the most amazing organization on campus: the SMU Belle Tones. Belle Tones is a female a cappella group that has given me lifelong friends and amazing experiences. In the past, we’ve been able to sing for former President George W. Bush [...]

Raising the Bar from the Ordinary to the Extraordinary

2016-06-07T16:25:42+00:00 Jun 7, 2016|Campus Life, Life Around Dallas, Residence Life and Student Housing, Student Organizations, Uncategorized|

Corral Guides preparing for Corral Kickoff Festivities College is a magical time. Pretty much anyone you meet who has been will say that for a number of different reasons: the classes, the personal development, the freedom, etc. For me, what’s made SMU most magical is the people. When I put down my deposit [...]

Two-Steps Ahead of the Game

2016-05-27T11:13:07+00:00 Apr 28, 2016|Campus Life, Life Around Dallas|

Being from California, I was at first unsure of how Texas culture would differ from my own personal experience. However, I came into college knowing that if I wasn’t failing, I wasn’t trying many new things and stretching myself. At first, I auditioned for the a-capella team, Southern Gentlemen. I unfortunately didn’t make the team, [...]

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