Author Archives: Sarah Hanan

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Our group in D.C.

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Hilltop on the Hill 2014

Students traveled to Washington, D.C., as part of SMU’s Hilltop on the Hill program. The students visited media and government sites, and met with political communicators, journalists and SMU alumni. Read their blog.

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Making an impact in Dallas

SMU Alternative Breaks took students, faculty and staff to 7 communities during fall break 2014 to serve community organizations while also learning about issues such as poverty, hunger and homelessness. Learn more at Continue reading

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The value of hard work and good relationships

An update from Monica, a senior majoring in communication studies: What an experience this has been for me – the growth, the endurance, and the lessons. Washington, D.C., is as beautiful as I had heard; it without a question surpassed … Continue reading

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Texas history at the Capitol

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A Markets and Culture perspective on immigration

After serving with The Ethiopian National Project (ENP), whose purpose is to help Ethiopian immigrants and their families succeed in Israel, I asked myself one question: Why do Ethiopian-Israelis have a harder time integrating into Israeli society than other immigrant … Continue reading

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Fascist dreams of modernist cities

The EUR was a central project of Mussolini’s architectural and urban planning ambitions. Meant to be another building endeavor commemorating the twentieth anniversary of the March on Rome, in 1942, this city was not meant to disappear like others being … Continue reading

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The Last Stop

Summer has finally come to an end. London was an amazing experience. Getting to work with Stop the Traffik for the last two weeks was the perfect way to end the summer. I enjoyed getting to work with the Global … Continue reading

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Happy trails!

As school starts back up and my time as a ManeGait intern comes to a close, I can only describe myself as incredibly grateful for the experience I had this summer. I learned so much in the past few months, … Continue reading

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The impact of mentoring

One fact I’ve learned from my experience working with kids in economically disadvantaged areas of Dallas this past summer is how critical mentoring can be to the educational achievement of a child. Children are faced with instructors of various types … Continue reading

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