Nightmare on Peyton Parkway

Hello Mary Hay/Peyton/Shuttles people! It is the month of tricks and treats, and we will be celebrating with an outdoor movie event…Nightmare on Peyton Parkway! We will be watching a scary movie that will be decided by popular demand on Tuesday, October 28! Bring your pillows and blankets to sit out on the lawn in front of Shuttles. There will also be goody bags provided if you donate to charity! More details to come….

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Mustangs host the Bearcats!

Get ready for this Saturday guys! Our Mustangs are getting ready to host the Cincinnati Bearcats this weekend and it would be awesome for us to pack Ford Stadium and cheer on our team! We hope everyone has a great time at the Boulevard before the game begins, and then the same excitement is carried over to the stadium as we watch our Mustangs beat the visiting Bearcats.


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It’s Thirsty Thursday

Dear Residents,

Make sure your weekend plans include being safe while having fun.

Alcohol FlyerBeing safe means abiding by Texas State law. If you are over 21, please make sure you are practicing safe drinking habits. Safety is key!

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UC Kids: No Need to Fear– Dr. Hill is Here!

To the lovely MHPS sophomores and juniors:
Does thinking about your schedule for next semester make you want pull your hair out?
Do you feel faint at the mention of pillars and capstones?
Do your eyes cross when you try to balance your majors, minors, and the university curriculum?
Stressed Student

There’s no need to fear!

Dr. Vicki Hill will be hosting a “Understanding the UC” roundtable exclusively for our commons. You’ll learn the newest updates to the curriculum while you sip and munch on coffee and donuts. Make sure and stop by Mary Hay 1st floor lounge on October 21st at 6:30.

You don’t want miss this informative event!

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SMU Connections

Students looking for opportunities to meet people in their prospective job fields should look in the SMU Connections program put on with the Hegi Career Center. This program connects students with alumni all over the world who have reached out to SMU in efforts to help their up and coming mustangs reach the career goals they have set. Click here for more information!SMU Connect

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Hang in there!


It’s that time of the semester….midterms. We are all feeling the pressure. Less time to hang out with friends, less time to sleep, and more time worrying about classes. Try to hang in there! Fall Break is just around the corner. Try to get ahead this weekend: get some sleep and get some of your studying done to help lower your stress for next week. If you are having trouble balancing study time, find a friend or accountability partner to help you out. Don’t stress yourself out by procrastinating. One week of hard work and you’re free! Hang in there, you can do it!

P.S. Come get free Cane’s tomorrow night and decorate a door stop!


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Ebola Survival Guide

Since we here in MHPS are on top of everything happening around the world, 24/7, we are happy to provide you with the most up to date information on how to avoid the Ebola virus:

SMU is closely monitoring information related to a patient being treated for Ebola in Dallas’ Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital. Centers for Disease Control Director Thomas Frieden said Sept. 30 that U.S. hospitals have all the necessary infrastructure needed “to stop Ebola in its tracks” in the United States. The CDC and the Texas Department of State Health Services are working with the Dallas County Health Department and the hospital to manage the case.

Important information about Ebola is available from the Centers for Disease Control at and from Texas Health Resources at SMU has established protocols in place and maintains working relationships with appropriate health agencies with regard to any communicable disease.

We will update this site as new information becomes available from the Centers for Disease Control and the Texas Department of State Health Services.


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Elevators: An Awkward Opportunity

If you live on the fourth, third, or second floor of your building, you’ve probably already had an awkward encounter in the elevator. Maybe you stepped into the elevator before letting the other person out or there was a weird smell invading your nostrils. I get it, we’ve all been there. But instead of resorting to your phone or turning to face the elevator wall, try giving them a smile. Ask them how they’re doing. Just maybe you’ll make a new friend.

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