Articles by: Claire Kelley

Tower Scholars Program gifted more than $4 million

Tower Scholars Program gifted more than $4 million

September 7, 2014 at 3:54 pm 0 comments

SMU has received donations totaling more than $4 million for its new Tower Scholars Program, an immersion experience for undergraduates in public policymaking through the John Goodwin Tower Center for Political Studies. Highland Capital Management L.P. contributed $2 million for the tower’s endowment, the Hamon Charitable Foundation gifted $1 million, […]

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Celebrities are more than their stolen nudes

Celebrities are more than their stolen nudes

September 4, 2014 at 10:35 pm 0 comments

If you’ve been anywhere but trapped in a remote cave in the depths of the rainforest, you’ve heard about or seen some female celebrities’ nude photos that were stolen from iCloud and posted online Sunday. The Daily Campus’s Olivia Nguyen expressed her reaction to the hack, basically advising readers against […]

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National Preparedness Month begins this month

National Preparedness Month begins this month

September 4, 2014 at 9:09 pm 0 comments

September is National Preparedness Month, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, during which SMU will strive to inform students about how best to respond to potentially dangerous campus emergencies. All month long, students, faculty and staff will receive information through email, web and social media focused on recommended […]

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Starting traditions for years to come

Starting traditions for years to come

September 4, 2014 at 8:17 pm 0 comments

Friday’s Residential Commons (RC) Olympics promises to be an entertaining and spirited competition between on-campus residents. But this event isn’t the only tradition being formed this year at SMU. With the introduction of the RC system comes several new rivalries and rituals for each commons. All year long, commons will […]

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Survivors of cancer walking during SMU's Relay for Life on April 5, 2014. (Courtesy of SMU Forum)

American Cancer Society Recognizes SMU Student

September 4, 2014 at 7:54 am 0 comments

SMU student Katie Schaible was recognized Tuesday by the American Cancer Society for raising more money for the organization than any high school or college student with a final count of more than $32,000. During last year’s Relay for Life (RFL), Schaible was one student whose efforts helped the event […]

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SMU Welcomes Sigma Phi Lambda to Campus

SMU Welcomes Sigma Phi Lambda to Campus

September 2, 2014 at 10:13 pm 0 comments

Sophomore Katie Logsdon was ready for PanHellenic recruitment last fall, recommendation letters in the mail, fees paid. Then she started thinking about Christian organizations like Beta Upsilon Chi (BYX) and Eta Iota Sigma (Eta Sig), and changed her mind. “I found out about Sigma Phi Lambda because it’s really big […]

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Calling All SMUggles

Calling All SMUggles

August 28, 2014 at 3:20 pm 0 comments

SMU is starting its own Quidditch team for all you athletes and Harry Potter fanatics.

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‘Who let the dogs out?’ 
Pets of the new Residential Commons

‘Who let the dogs out?’ Pets of the new Residential Commons

August 25, 2014 at 4:00 pm 0 comments

Meet the new pets of the residential commons!

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‘The Fame’ films at the Rustic

‘The Fame’ films at the Rustic

August 25, 2014 at 3:45 pm 0 comments

Dallas-based Dreamfly Prod­uctions and Los Angeles-based Ten East Ten West Productions have announced the kickoff of their new live show “The Fame.”The show begins taping on Sept. 8 at 7 p.m. at The Rustic. It will give viewers an inside look into the thoughts, goals, habits and hobbies of NFL […]

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Blownaway app brings professional styling home

Blownaway app brings professional styling home

August 24, 2014 at 8:32 pm 0 comments

There’s a new kid on Dallas’ beauty block. This app lets you order beauty services with the tap of a button on your smartphone.

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