Monthly Archives: October 2013

Sacrifices made for freedom

An update from Lauren, a sophomore majoring in political science in Dedman College and public relations in Meadows School of the Arts: While at the Newseum today, I saw some incredible and extraordinarily powerful photographs and memorials. One of the … Continue reading

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Exploring the history of news

An update from Alexandra, a junior majoring in psychology and English with a minor in women’s and gender studies in Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences:

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Fighting with words

An update from Elena, a senior majoring in corporate communications in Meadows School of the Arts and business in the Cox School of Business: As society evolves, intrinsically some things never change – like the news. Since the adoption and … Continue reading

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6 Reasons Residential Commons Are Going to be a Blast

An update from Tien, a member of the Residential Commons Leadership Corps and a second-year student majoring in advertising and public relations: ***Disclaimer: All of these photos were taken during our trip to Oxford during summer 2013. SMU does not look like … Continue reading

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From class to campus to city

An update from Taylor, a sophomore biochemistry and psychology major: On October 2, 2013, the Daily Campus printed an article titled “In Dallas, JFK assassination legacy lingers.” It was a month into my class on John F. Kennedy, and we … Continue reading

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Students get hands-on at Suture Clinic

An update from Alyssa Eubank, SMU News intern: They’re not doctors yet, but for the third year in a row 40 SMU students gathered in Dedman Life Science to learn the finer points of surgical stitching. Participants in the SMU … Continue reading

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A volatile time in America’s history

An update from Kate, a sophomore majoring in psychology, with minors in English and business: So far in Professor Simon and Stone’s class, we have discussed a lot of history relating to JFK and his family as well as to … Continue reading

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RCLC: My Take

An update from Meaghan, a member of the Residential Commons Leadership Corps and a second-year student triple majoring in Environmental Science with an Earth Science emphasis, Geology, and Chemistry, while triple minoring in Math, English, and Environmental Engineering Life with the Residential Commons … Continue reading

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Studying Kennedy as a person and as president

An update from Kaley, a sophomore biochemistry major: I’m impressed with this course’s insight into John F. Kennedy’s life from every perspective. The material shows him as a hero who overcame adversity, a promiscuous womanizer, and a victim of circumstance. … Continue reading

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Remembering the loss and the legend

An update from Rachel, a sophomore biology major and biomedical anthropology minor: As I browsed the list of “Ways of Knowing” classes for the Fall 2013 semester, one class immediately caught my eye, “JFK: His Life, His Times, His Legend.” The … Continue reading

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