Monthly Archives: March 2014

Long Study Tour to Istanbul

This past week I went on my long study tour with my core course to Istanbul, Turkey! In class we have been discussing the various ethnic, religious, and political groups in Turkey and we got to see these groups firsthand … Continue reading

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It cannot be forgotten

An update from Erika, a Master’s student in Liberal Studies, with an emphasis on Human Rights: “Oh my gosh, you’re going to have SUCH A BLAST! France is so fantastic.” That’s what I repeatedly heard when I would tell friends … Continue reading

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Spring Updates

An update from Andrew, a member of the Residential Commons Leadership Corps and a first-year majoring in Anthropology and Human Rights: Spring has sprung at SMU! With midterms out of the way, and less than two months remaining in the semester, its … Continue reading

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To the Foot Soldiers, Freedom Riders, and Civil Rights Activists

An update from Lisa, a senior psychology and human rights major: To the Foot Soldiers, Freedom Riders, and Civil Rights Activists I do not intend to change the world. I intend to change a mind or two in my world. … Continue reading

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Reflections: Our purpose as travelers

One of the essential elements contributing to the transformative character of this immersion was the leadership of Dr. Carlos Cardoza-Orlandi, Professor of Global Christianities and Mission Studies at Perkins School of Theology. The scope of his knowledge about a constellation … Continue reading

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The thrill of victory

What a day! Two SMU Guildhall student game teams (Kraven Manor and Hymn of the Sands) were named finalists in the Intel University Games Showcase, a competition which awards $20,000 in hardware grants to the winning school(s). Twelve games were … Continue reading

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The social network

An update from René Archambault, manager of admissions and alumni affairs in The Guildhall at SMU: More than 300 game industry professionals, Guildhall alumni, faculty, staff and students gathered last night to celebrate the 10th anniversary of The Guildhall at … Continue reading

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Getting into #GDC2014

An update from René Archambault, manager of admissions and alumni affairs in The Guildhall at SMU: Celebrating its 28th year, the Game Developers Conference (GDC) is the longest-running professionals-only game industry event. The Guildhall at SMU is exhibiting for the … Continue reading

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MoMac Attack

An update from Dr. Mark Kerins, Faculty in Residence (FiR) for the Morrison-McGinnis Residential Community: This is an exciting week for the Residential Commons system, with Wednesday’s housing expo giving students a chance to learn about the various RCs and … Continue reading

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The Lorraine Motel

An update from Alexandra, a junior majoring in history and human rights with a minor in Arabic:

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