Articles by: Allison Plake

SMU community responds to op-ed

SMU community responds to op-ed

May 3, 2017 at 6:39 pm 0 comments

An April 20 opinion editorial signed by 22 faculty members calling an organization biased for the way it markets a student trip to Israel has elicited strong responses from the SMU community.Passages, sponsored by the Philos Project and the Museum of the Bible Foundation is an organization that “offers Christian […]

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SMU by the numbers: spring 2017 edition

SMU by the numbers: spring 2017 edition

April 16, 2017 at 5:29 pm 0 comments

The Daily Campus contributors submit an ‘SMU by the numbers’ piece every semester. These are the numbers gathered in this semester’s edition.

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Good Deeds Day returns to SMU

Good Deeds Day returns to SMU

March 28, 2017 at 1:32 am 0 comments

If you had the chance to save a life, would you? That’s the question posed by Hillel of Dallas, the foundation for Jewish life at SMU as the 2017 Good Deeds Day is quickly approaching. The event will take place on April 5 in Hughes-Trigg Commons from 11 a.m. to […]

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SMU’s Civil Rights Pilgrimage makes lasting impact on travelers

SMU’s Civil Rights Pilgrimage makes lasting impact on travelers

March 22, 2017 at 9:18 pm 0 comments

A small group of students and faculty embarked on the annual civil rights trip through the American South during spring break.

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Photographer Gene Gordon reminisces about timeless JFK photograph and the evolution of news photography

Photographer Gene Gordon reminisces about timeless JFK photograph and the evolution of news photography

February 23, 2017 at 8:14 am 0 comments

Retiree Gene Gordon photographed one of the joyous moments of President John F. Kennedy hours before the assassination.

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Meadows Museum confirms two Spanish paintings once stolen by Nazis

Meadows Museum confirms two Spanish paintings once stolen by Nazis

February 16, 2017 at 2:30 pm 0 comments

After a lengthy investigation, the Meadows Museum has concluded that two paintings in their permanent collection were looted by the Nazis.

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Flooding in Armstrong Commons calls for evacuation of residents

Flooding in Armstrong Commons calls for evacuation of residents

February 13, 2017 at 2:11 pm 0 comments

A sprinkler pipe burst on the south west side of Armstrong Commons prompting an evacuation Sunday, Feb. 12 at 5:30 p.m. As many as 30 or more rooms have water damage. According to sophomore and resident, Alyssa Harrison, there was a leak in the emergency sprinkler system on the 5th […]

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George Takei speaks at SMU as part of Upstander speaker Series hosted by Dallas Holocaust Museum and the Embrey Human Rights Program Photo credit: Allison Plake

Upstander Speaker Series features George Takei at SMU

February 3, 2017 at 12:16 pm 0 comments

Upstander Speaker Series features actor, author and activist George Takei at SMU.

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Dallas’ must see holiday shows

Dallas’ must see holiday shows

December 4, 2016 at 10:58 pm 0 comments

Thanksgiving is over, and the winter holidays are quickly on their way. Dallas is a hub for the creative arts, including musicals, plays and shows centered around holiday themes. Below is a list of must see performances coming to Dallas this winter.SYZYGY: Unsilent NightSMU’s Meadows School of the Arts, Owen […]

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John Lennon's Happy Christmas song lyrics. Photo credit: Pinterest

Six music picks for the holiday season

November 30, 2016 at 1:42 pm 0 comments

It may not feel quite like winter yet, but the holidays are right around the corner, which means it is time to turn up the tunes. Every year as people gather with family and friends for the holidays, music is a sure way to bring a warm and inviting energy […]

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