Mustang Minute: SMU Spring Game Ushers In Sonny Dykes Era

SMU’s 2018 spring football game featured the new-look Mustangs under first-year head coach Sonny Dykes.

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Mustang Minute: Bach In the Subway

Violin soloists from SMU’s Bridge the Gap Chamber Players serenaded Dallas commuters with Johann Sebastian Bach’s best-known compositions on the morning of the master’s 333rd birthday – March 21, 2018.

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Mustang Minute: Civil Rights Pilgrimage 2018

SMU alum Kelvin Beachum honored his former mentor with a gift of $100,000 to the annual Civil Rights Pilgrimage. Beachum’s gift renamed the trip, The Dennis Simon Endowed Civil Rights Pilgrimage, in honor of the SMU political science professor who led the pilgrimage from 2008-2015. Simon died in February of 2017.

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Mustang Minute: SMU Night at the Mavericks

SMU and new football coach Sonny Dykes were front and center as the Dallas Mavericks celebrated SMU Night at the Mavericks. There was plenty of Mustang swag and spirit on hand, and Dykes joined in the fun, competing in the Whataburger Fry Toss during the game.

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Mustang Minute: SMU’s MLK Unity Walk

SMU President R. Gerald Turner led students, faculty and staff on the annual Unity Walk to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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Mustang Minute: Mockingbird Bridge Opening

SMU and city of Dallas officials celebrated the opening of the Mockingbird Pedestrian Bridge with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the DART platform and bridge landing. The new bridge, eight years in the making, spans the busy six-lanes of Mockingbird Lane near North Central Expressway and serves as a connecting link to the popular Katy Trail, a recreational hub for runners, cyclists, dog-walkers, and others looking to soak up some Vitamin D. It also offers safe connectivity to the complex of shops and restaurants at Mockingbird Station.

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Mustang Minute: Eric Dickerson SMU Football Camp

Dallas area youth gathered at SMU’s Ford Stadium for a morning of football instruction and fun from Mustang great and NFL Hall of Famer, Eric Dickerson.

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Mustang Minute: Typewriter Poet

SMU students were treated to their own personalized poem courtesy of the Typewriter Poet who paid a visit to the campus in support of SMU Reads.

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Mustang Minute: Class of 2021 Photo

SMU’s first-year students gather on the main quad in front of Dallas Hall to posed for their Class of 2021 photo.

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Mustang Minute: SMU Day at the Texas Rangers

The Texas Rangers celebrated SMU during University Days at Globe Life Park and Women’s Head Basketball Coach Travis Mays threw out the first pitch.

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