Author Archives: Kathleen Tibbetts

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The thrill of victory

What a day! Two SMU Guildhall student game teams (Kraven Manor and Hymn of the Sands) were named finalists in the Intel University Games Showcase, a competition which awards $20,000 in hardware grants to the winning school(s). Twelve games were … Continue reading

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The social network

An update from René Archambault, manager of admissions and alumni affairs in The Guildhall at SMU: More than 300 game industry professionals, Guildhall alumni, faculty, staff and students gathered last night to celebrate the 10th anniversary of The Guildhall at … Continue reading

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Getting into #GDC2014

An update from René Archambault, manager of admissions and alumni affairs in The Guildhall at SMU: Celebrating its 28th year, the Game Developers Conference (GDC) is the longest-running professionals-only game industry event. The Guildhall at SMU is exhibiting for the … Continue reading

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Remembering the innocent

An update from Jennifer, who earned a Master of Liberal Studies in 2010 and is pursuing a Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study focused on human rights and social justice: Close your eyes for a moment and imagine the house, the town … Continue reading

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Through grief to joy

There have been one or two occasions in our short stay to date that have moved me to the point of tears. One has been our visit to the Museo Ruta del Esclavo – an old fortress and prison, now … Continue reading

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The Subversive Cross is a symbol of empowerment for all, including El Salvador’s women

An update from Lael C Melville, PsyD, a 2016 M.Div. candidate and president of the Perkins Black Seminarians Association, who also is blogging at “Following the Passion of the Cross to El Salvador”: I did not share with you a remarkable … Continue reading

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José Martí, Martin Luther King Jr., and religion in Cuba

Our group is off today to Plaza de la Revolución to see the memorial and museum honoring José Martí. He was considered by Fidel Castro to be the intellectual author of the revolution, and the story of his 42 brief … Continue reading

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Guildhall grads make good

It’s PAX Day #3, and the attendees are showing no signs of slowing down! It’s always so wonderful seeing our local industry friends out at a show that is so far from the Lone Star State, and Gearbox Software is … Continue reading

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Sonic, the Master Chief, and me

Today was day #1 of PAX, and it was fast and furious. Over 60,000 eager attendees entered the Washington State Convention center to play, interact, and to discover what is on the forefront of the world of board, card, and … Continue reading

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A primer on PAX

An update from René, manager of admissions and alumni affairs for The Guildhall at SMU: Penny Arcade originally became famous as an online web comic about gaming culture. In 2004, the website’s founders launched The Penny Arcade Expo (PAX) in Seattle, Washington, … Continue reading

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