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How to Mustang Move-Out

Moving out for the holidays is an easy task! Since most students are returning to their same room, you don’t have to pack up your entire room, but there are a couple of things to do prior to departing from campus for winter break and holiday fun. Pack anything you may need over break and […]

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To Rush or Not To Rush

Being welcomed to Southern Methodist University (SMU) is one of the best feelings a new student can have. However, this feeling can sometimes be associated with pressure to join Greek organizations. Only about 48% of women join a sorority and 32% of men join a fraternity at SMU. I interviewed six people, including current students […]

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Paving Your Path As A Mustang!

What’s so important about a community anyway?! A community is a beautiful way to strengthen relationships with people around you to build a support system. This is such a special thing, especially when you’re new to campus! For each individual, it’s seen as something different. However, there is a common underlying connection. It’s the idea that […]

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Residence Life Residential Commons

Moving to a Texas College: A Short Guide

  The excited anticipation that comes with college move-in season is a special one. The sense of new beginnings and possibilities is one that causes great joy and anxiety in the minds of incoming college students. Similar to the clicking of a roller coaster creeping to the top, prepping for a college move-in feels like […]

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SMU to host Community Engagement Symposium on October 3 and 4

Join Engage Dallas for the Place-based Community Engagement Symposium on October 3 and 4 on the SMU Dallas campus. Most universities recognize they lack the strategic focus and resources to maximize and sustain their impact on communities in the effort of engaging their campuses in their surrounding community. Place-based community engagement (PBCE) is an innovative […]