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Memories from Rosemary Thornton ’50

I came from my high school to attend SMU in 1944. At that time, you could go downtown on the streetcar which ended right at the girl’s dormitory at Asbury and Hillcrest. The out-of-town students (and a lot of the … Continue reading

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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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