Daily Archives: October 30, 2013

Homecoming with new RCLCs

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: As a first year I’m sad to say I didn’t get involved in Homecoming that much. The only event I participated in was the painting of Peruna; I’m proud to say the SPECTRUM Peruna took third place last year, so I suppose if you’re going to do one thing at least do it to the best of your ability. This year, however, I had so much to work for and to look forward to. My wonderful RC painted a beautiful Peruna (there’s a picture of [...]

2013-10-30T13:49:56+00:00 October 30th, 2013|Residential Commons Leadership Corps|

Diary of an FiR: Living on campus

An update from Ann Batenburg, Faculty in Residence (FiR) for the Virginia-Snider Residential Commons: September 1, 2013 I feel like I live here tonight. It always takes me a few weeks to get comfortable in a new place, and I am feeling pretty comfortable tonight. Thunderstorms drew me out of my humble abode this evening – one downside of living in a residence hall is that the outside noise is often muffled (Boulevarding days, a notable exception), so I cannot hear thunderstorms very well. I found that I have a lovely neighborhood. I thought I heard a marching band playing, but why would a marching band be playing at 11 p.m. on the Sunday night of Labor Day weekend? In a [...]

2013-10-31T10:31:41+00:00 October 30th, 2013|SMU Faculty in Residence|