Articles by: Claire Kelley

DIY gifts that won’t break the bank or your back

DIY gifts that won’t break the bank or your back

November 30, 2014 at 3:33 pm 0 comments

The holiday season is upon us, which means you’re probably wigging out about which gifts to buy friends and family without having to spend New Years Eve living in a cardboard box. So you turn to Pinterest, thinking all those DIY options will save you money. Then you walk into […]

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A White House Christmas: Bush Library sets up holiday exhibit

November 20, 2014 at 8:44 pm 0 comments

The Bush family’s Scottish Terriers are projected on various walls, playing in the snow to the sound of a cappella holiday harmonies. Giant gold ornaments line the striking red walls and in the middle of a replica of the White House’s blue room stands a Christmas tree, whose height rivals […]

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Texans excited about Abbott’s victory

Texans excited about Abbott’s victory

November 4, 2014 at 10:30 pm 0 comments

AUSTIN– Texas pride seemed palpable at the Greg Abbott watch party after Republican victories swept the state. The audience at Austin’s Moody Theater was full of delight and enthusiasm. Guests enjoyed dinner and cocktails while listening intently to all of the event’s speakers, from Christie Craddick to Ted Cruz. Victory […]

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UPDATED: Republican watch party reacts to Abbott’s inevitable victory

UPDATED: Republican watch party reacts to Abbott’s inevitable victory

November 4, 2014 at 8:36 pm 0 comments

UPDATE 8:38 p.m. AUSTIN– Commissioner Christi Craddick met an enthusiastic crowd at the Greg Abbott watch party in Austin’s Moody Theater. She encourages Republican voters to keep up the hard work. “We plan to celebrate with our victories big, big after tonight and every election after that,” she said. “The […]

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Abbott watch party is warming up in Austin

November 4, 2014 at 6:16 pm 0 comments

AUSTIN – Attorney General Greg Abbott’s press secretary Avdeil Huerta summed up the mood at Abbott’s watch party, even before guests have arrived: excitement. “We’re expecting over 2000 people here at the Moody Theater,” said Huerta. “Greg Abbott has been campaigning aggressively through the state of Texas. We’re excited to […]

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Dining Guide 2014-2015

Dining Guide 2014-2015

October 30, 2014 at 12:21 pm 0 comments

Find the places to eat around campus, who takes Pony, and more in the 2014-2015 Dining Guide

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Third candidate for Meadows dean pays SMU a visit

Third candidate for Meadows dean pays SMU a visit

October 19, 2014 at 4:08 pm 0 comments

The third candidate for the position of dean of Meadows School of the Arts is Xavier Costa, professor of architecture and founding dean of the College of Arts, Media and Design at Northeastern University in Boston. This year, Costa is also a visiting researcher at Harvard Graduate School of Design […]

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Meadows opens doors to four dean finalists

Meadows opens doors to four dean finalists

October 14, 2014 at 7:15 pm 0 comments

Over the next three weeks, SMU will be hosting four finalists for consideration as the next dean of Meadows School of the Arts. The position is empty after Jose Bowen left to become Goucher’s College’s 11th president on July 1. Bowen was also a professor of music and the Algur […]

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Stay, Stay, Stay: Fall break fun in Dallas

October 9, 2014 at 7:46 pm 0 comments

If you’ll be in Dallas for the break, check out this list of fun and relaxing activities to get your mind off midterm week.

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Co-ed Latino fraternity returns to SMU

October 2, 2014 at 10:16 pm 0 comments

Alpha Psi Lambda is back on campus after a four-year absence.

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