Articles by: Claire Kelley

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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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SMU Varsity app is causing more problems than it’s worth

September 28, 2014 at 5:17 pm 0 comments

What started out as a friendly and fun school spirit competition has become a source of frustration for many students. The SMU Varsity app, created to track points for this basketball season’s MOB memberships, has been posing several problems for those who want to spend time in the student section […]

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Meet your first-year senators

Meet your first-year senators

September 16, 2014 at 8:37 pm 0 comments

Polls for first-year senators closed Sept. 11 at 5 p.m., narrowing down the whopping pool of 26 candidates to five winners. The candidates began campaigning Sept. 9 with a budget of $50 each. Vivian Frederick, Gel Greene, Nick McLaughlin, Stuart Stanley and Maggie Schmidt are the few victors who will […]

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Drake wins the battle against legendary Lil Wayne

Drake wins the battle against legendary Lil Wayne

September 9, 2014 at 8:07 pm 0 comments

The Drake versus Lil Wayne tour made a stop at Fair Park’s Gexa Energy Pavillion Sunday. The concert was formatted like a rap battle between the two relationally close, but stylistically contrasting artists. Thirty-one-year-old rap legend and lyrical genius Lil Wayne, whose debut album dropped about 15 years ago, met […]

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SMU Police arrest three men on campus Tuesday

SMU Police arrest three men on campus Tuesday

September 9, 2014 at 5:29 pm 0 comments

The SMU Police Department arrested three men around 6:00 a.m. Tuesday in front of Owen Arts Center on Bishop Boulevard. The men were stopped after someone reported that they were driving erratically then were held until Dallas Police arrived. Police observed a juvenile female exit the van, alleging that the […]

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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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