Homelessness in Dallas

Cody, a junior political science major, received a public service internship award from the Maguire Center for Ethics and Public Responsibility this summer. She will be working with the Stewpot in downtown Dallas. She plans to attend several City Council meetings and to learn about the public policy of homelessness and how it is changing in Dallas, with the opening of the new and nontraditional Bridge Homeless Assistance Center. She hopes to help the Stewpot understand the attitude of the city toward the homeless population and the reflections of that attitude in city policy. Continue reading

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Blast from the past at Mane Event

Erica, a sophomore advertising major, is getting ready for Mane Event, a campus-wide carnival in celebration of the end of classes that takes place on April 25 from 3 to 7 p.m. As Campus Event chair for Student Foundation, she has spent the spring semester leading her committee in putting together all of the various aspects of Mane Event, from inflatable activities to pie-throwing contests to decorating Hughes-Trigg. Continue reading

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Blitz Marketing and spring football

Anthony, a senior marketing major from Garland, is participating in an Honors Marketing Practicum Course in charge of promoting SMU’s annual Red-Blue Spring Football Game on April 5. Continue reading

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Once in a lifetime for art historians

Christy is a junior majoring in art history, with minors in classical studies and archaeology. This spring she attended College Art Association, a conference that unites a creative community of artists, art historians, art educators, critics, curators and museum professionals. Continue reading

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Archiving the Avante-Garde

Senior art history major Emily attended the College Art Association’s conference in Dallas. The conference brought together art historians, artists and scholars from across the country. Continue reading

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A gala’s opening night

Ben, a first-year graduate student pursuing a Master’s of music in vocal performance, is performing February 8 and 10, 2008, in Liebe, L’amour, L’amore . . .Tell me the Truth about Love!, an opera gala presented by the Meadows Symphony Orchestra and Meadows Opera Theatre. The concert, which includes works from multiple operas and composers, will bring the beauty, excitement, pain and thrills of love to concertgoers. Continue reading

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Three Weeks Until Curtain!

Sara and 13 other Meadows dance students, along with an alumna, were selected to perform the Martha Graham ballet Primitive Mysteries for the Fall Dance Concert in November 2007. Continue reading

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Classes, RLSH and Jen is cool

Brooks is a senior majoring political science. He is from from Plano, Texas, a suburb of Dallas. Instead of heading abroad or seeking out an internship, like many of his friends, he decided to use this summer to focus on academics and raise his GPA. Continue reading

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