Where to Eat in Dallas (On & Off Campus)

2021-09-16T15:24:04-05:00 Sep 16, 2021|Ambassadors, Campus Life, General, Life Around Dallas, Residence Life and Student Housing|

One aspect of college that I never realized would be so pivotal and meaningful to me was food. As I made the trek from California to Texas, I mainly thought of the heat, the cowboy hats, and the southern accents that would truly affect my location experience. It wasn't until I stepped into the Dallas [...]

Boulevarding Essentials

2021-09-02T09:48:26-05:00 Sep 2, 2021|Ambassadors, Athletics, Campus Life, General, Spirit and Traditions|

Hello, party people! My name is Palmer Beldy, and I am a senior studying Creative Advertising and Public Relations. But, more importantly, I am a member of the only grade to have experienced a normal Boulevard. EVER. “What is a Boulevard?” you might ask. Well, I am happy to tell you that it is one [...]

Class of 2025 Stampede Recap

2021-09-01T11:16:22-05:00 Sep 1, 2021|Ambassadors, Campus Life, Spirit and Traditions, Student Organizations|

The incoming class of SMU was welcomed to the Hilltop through the Stampede experience. The three scopes of the programming are the Residential Commons, SMU, and Dallas. Stampede guides, such as myself, were trained to interact with and lead a crew of twenty to thirty first-year students throughout the weekend. This blog post will recap [...]

Dear Future Transfer Students!

2021-05-05T16:48:32-05:00 May 5, 2021|Ambassadors, Campus Life, Meadows School of the Arts, Student Organizations, Transferring to SMU|

Rain spattered against the concrete and puddles splashed under my feet as I ran across Dallas Hall Lawn. My black umbrella towered above my head to protect the soft brown curls flowing from my hair that I had worked so hard on earlier that morning. My shoes, on the other hand, were a different story. [...]

How It Started vs. How It’s Going

2021-02-08T09:23:35-06:00 Feb 8, 2021|Ambassadors, Campus Life, Spirit and Traditions, Student Organizations|

Looking back on the fall semester of my senior year, I can honestly say that I have never been more proud to be a Mustang. Though changes have been thrown at this University left and right, SMU has remained committed to providing the best student experience possible. One of the main ways I have seen [...]

Being an International Student at SMU

2020-06-23T10:33:32-05:00 Jun 23, 2020|Ambassadors, Campus Life, Travel|

Hola! My name is Sofia Marin (’22), and I am an international student from Maracaibo, Venezuela double majoring in Business and Advertising with a minor in French! Two years ago, I made the decision to come to SMU to pursue my bachelor’s degree, and since then, I have felt nothing but gratitude and happiness for [...]

Your Dream College Roommate

2020-06-09T15:53:07-05:00 Jun 9, 2020|Ambassadors, Campus Life, Residence Life and Student Housing, Uncategorized|

Hey y’all! We’re Laura Scott Cary (‘22) and Meredith Lloyd (‘22), and we were freshman year roommates and are still best friends! We didn’t know each other before we decided to become roommates, but we really lucked out and ended up having the best time living together. However, it wasn’t all luck: our almost-instant friendship [...]

Hail to the Red and the Blue Angels!

2020-05-25T13:35:23-05:00 May 25, 2020|Ambassadors, Campus Life, Life Around Dallas|

During this crazy time, one thing is sure – our medical workers are truly heroes! And, in the spirit of celebration and comradery, people have become creative in celebrating medical workers all over the world, whether it is blasting “Empire State of Mind” in New York’s hospitals, or cheering and applauding at a certain time [...]

Get Involved at SMU!

2020-04-22T15:52:38-05:00 Apr 22, 2020|Ambassadors, Campus Life, Student Organizations|

Hey y’all! My name is Christian Hammond, and I’m a junior ambassador here at SMU studying biology and political science with minors in European studies and French. I’m originally from Memphis, Tennessee, so SMU and Dallas were an amazing fit for me: southern hospitality combined with all the opportunities and amenities that an incredible city [...]

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