Daily Archives: March 10, 2013

From fear to free

An update from Hiba, a junior majoring in biochemistry and human rights with a minor in Arabic: I never realized how similar “fear” and “free” sound until today. Today we were able to meet Ms. Jewel, an African-American woman whose family … Continue reading

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In the footsteps of the Little Rock Nine

During spring break 2013, students, faculty and staff are taking a nine-day bus ride through the American South to visit civil rights landmarks and leaders in the movement. Political Science Professor Dennis Simon leads the pilgrimage with the SMU Chaplain’s Office. Continue reading

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Journey to Moon Hill

I tackled two items today: biked to Moon Hill and then explored the town a little bit. Because it’s Sunday, we didn’t have class, and I was able to set out early on my ride. Moon Hill, as one source … Continue reading

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Sweden

A little while ago I went a short study tour with my Cross-Cultural Communication class to northern Denmark  and Malmo, Sweden.  There we saw a few examples of how clashing cultures are brought together, and it was a taste of … Continue reading

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First day of class

Today is the first day of Tai Chi classes. I managed to get back to sleep after the rooster welcomed me to the new day, and now I am rested and looking forward to practicing the form. One thing that … Continue reading

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Pilgrimage Day 1: Little Rock Central High School

An update from Jazmin, a senior majoring in Spanish: Little Rock Central High School “The effort to separate ourselves whether by race, creed, color, religion, or status is as costly to the separator as to those who would be separated.” … Continue reading

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