Monthly Archives: April 2014

At the White House

The Honors history class “The Founding Fathers and Slavery” visited the White House and other sites. Read Sara’s blog about their trip.

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Diversity

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: It’s a pretty big buzzword … Continue reading

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Hiking with llamas

Students hiked with rescued llamas in Taos as part of SMU Alternative Breaks. Read their blog.

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Growing gardens and community in San Francisco

An update from Hena, a sophomore majoring in political science and public relations who participated in the Alternative Breaks trip to San Francisco: San Francisco is a pretty interesting city. It wasn’t at all what I expected, and I’m glad … Continue reading

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The Residential Commons Gets Crests!

An update from Jamie, a member of the Residential Commons Leadership Corps and a second-year student majoring in accounting in the Cox School of Business.  It seems like every time I’m in poetry class I end up doodling. My mind is focused … Continue reading

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Supporting animal rights in Taos

An update from Sabrina, a sophomore majoring in business who participated in one of the two Alternative Breaks trips to Taos: When most people think of spring break, they imagine taking a relaxing trip home to see family and friends … Continue reading

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What one person can do

An update from Abigail, who participated in the Alternative Breaks trip to Indianapolis: Sometimes we forget the impact just one person can have. This rings especially true when we serve. Whenever I serve I always feel this irrational need to … Continue reading

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Serving young students in Taos

SMU Alternative Breaks took students, faculty and staff to 10 cities during spring break 2014 to serve community organizations while also learning about issues such as the environment, poverty, public health and education. Continue reading

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Our tour of Andalucía

Caroline is a junior majoring in journalism in Meadows School of the Arts and minoring in Spanish and fashion media. During spring 2014, she is studying in Madrid with SMU-in-Spain. Continue reading

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Meet Tammy Winter

An update from Andrew, a member of the Residential Commons Leadership Corps and a first-year majoring in Anthropology and Human Rights: Tammy Winter (pictured above with SMU Ambassador Mehdi Hami) is going to be an RA in Armstrong Commons next year. I … Continue reading

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