Monthly Archives: November 2011

SMU Memories from Ann Newman Taylor ’60

My fun dancing memories:                                                                 Say Hey Dance, the … Continue reading

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SMU memories from Kathy Vernon Clark

  SMU memories from Kathy Vernon Clark I loved to see Peruna running around the field after a touchdown. My brother, who had graduated in 1957, was in SMU law school when I entered as a freshman. When he had … Continue reading

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SMU memories from Margaret Rose Trigger Miller-Butler

  So many memories! So little space! * Pinning ceremonies on the front porch * Walking “all covered up” to the post office * Shoney’s, Orange Julius and Goff’s * Rush, Phi Beta Phi membership and “house boys,” Lyle and … Continue reading

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SMU Memories from Shari Smith Wooldridge ’60

OK, a little walk down Memory Lane? First experiences: guys hanging around the freshman dorm looking over the new crop of girls, going through rush in high heels and gloves in August and, of course, bobby sox and sweater sets. … Continue reading

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SMU Memories from Jane Kent Hedges ’60

My earliest memory of SMU was watching Doak Walker, Kyle Rote and their teammates play football in the Cotton Bowl. My first visit to campus was shortly after WWII when there were temporary buildings all down Bishop Blvd. to accommodate … Continue reading

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SMU Memories from Gene Taylor ’60

How exciting it was to go to our first SMU football game in the fall of 1956! We were playing Notre Dame, ranked Number 3 in the preseason polls. To say that we were underdogs would be an understatement. With … Continue reading

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SMU Memories from Marty Leonard ’59

I was a freshman living in the basement of Virginia Hall, so my room was very accessible from the outside. We had one pay phone in a booth that we all could use, but it was kept locked at night. … Continue reading

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Our SMU Memories from Susan Downs and Tom Armstrong ’59

Where do we begin with our memories from our years at SMU? After looking at the Rotunda and the pictures we have kept, we wondered how in the world we ever had time to go to school with all the … Continue reading

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SMU Memories from Hayward McMurray ’59

I was a Statistics major at SMU, but I have felt my most exciting, fascinating class was Elizabeth Walmsley’s Art History. I’m sure many of my fellow ’59ers will have positive memories of the time spent under her most capable tutelage.  … Continue reading

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