Articles by: Michael Murphy

Recovery from addiction at SMU: Is enough being done?

Recovery from addiction at SMU: Is enough being done?

December 17, 2013 at 9:36 am 1 comment

While some tools do exist at SMU for recovered students and those trying to get sober, a much stronger program and tight knit community must be constructed for the university to keep up with the rapidly growing collegiate recovery movement.

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American Airlines earnings report

American Airlines earnings report

December 11, 2013 at 5:18 pm 0 comments

American Airlines released its 3rd quarter earnings report for 2013, yesterday. The company made a $530 million profit last quarter. This is 5 times as much profit as it reported one year ago. Additionally, its revenue increased 6% year over year to $6.8 billion. The company reported a net income […]

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October retail sales statistic analysis

October retail sales statistic analysis

December 11, 2013 at 5:07 pm 0 comments

According to preliminary estimates, total retail and food service sales in the U.S. for the month of October are up from the previous month, indicating the government shutdown had little to no effect on consumer spending. Total retail sales have increased 0.4 percent from September. Compared to October 2012, this […]

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Black Friday at a San Antonio Wal-Mart

Black Friday at a San Antonio Wal-Mart

December 11, 2013 at 5:04 pm 0 comments

On the most notorious shopping day of the year, it was mayhem inside one of the many San Antonio Wal-Mart stores. A weary-eyed employee was stationed at every register, operating it as fast as possible. Managers were literally running between checkout stations to give price change overrides and keep the […]

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At Celebration of Lights, students give back through Angel Tree

At Celebration of Lights, students give back through Angel Tree

December 4, 2013 at 12:04 am 0 comments

Feeling the love of the holiday season, smiling students delivered presents to the SMU Angel Tree Monday during the Celebration of Lights in front of Dallas Hall. The Salvation Army started the Angel Tree program to allow people an opportunity to share with less fortunate children and senior citizens. The […]

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