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Daily Archives: January 23, 2013
Journalism and communication studies students traveled to Washington as part of Hilltop on the Hill. Read their blog.
An update from Antonea, a junior majoring in communication studies and history: On the eve of the Inauguration, we had the opportunity to see several of the monuments on the National Mall. While extraordinarily relevant to what we would experience … Continue reading
An update from Savannah, a junior majoring in communications and history: When I decided to join this inaugural trip, I did so to be a “part of history.” However, who knows what that means? Was I a part of the … Continue reading
An update from Caroline, a senior communication studies major: I’ve been bit. Since we landed on Saturday afternoon, my condition has worsened and the virus has consumed my whole being. This bug is highly contagious. It lives in the energy … Continue reading
An update from Mary-Ashley, a junior communication studies major: Over the course of this Hilltop on the Hill trip to our nation’s capital for the presidential inauguration, I have been struck by the reality of my place in the grand … Continue reading
An update from Morgan, a sophomore business and communication studies major, and Spanish minor: Since we stepped off the metro from Washington Reagan airport, the Hilltop on the Hill program has been a nonstop whirlwind of meetings with journalists, reporters, … Continue reading
An update from Andrew, a communication studies major: WOW! What a trip. We have been busy busy busy since we landed at Reagan National Airport in Washington, D.C. We have spoken to congressmen, lobbyists, staffers, and many SMU alums. As … Continue reading
An update from Madison, a junior communication studies major: Upon arrival in Washington, D.C, I knew that the city was a different animal. The air was crisp, and you could smell ambition and perseverance on each 20-something who passed you … Continue reading
An update from Crawford, a senior communication studies and economics major: In addition to the Inauguration, D.C. hosts many other festivities and celebrations. However, due to the current economic situation, there were fewer balls and galas this year than there … Continue reading