Articles by: Jehadu Abshiro

Grad student starts new online car marketplace

Grad student starts new online car marketplace

March 18, 2014 at 11:22 pm 0 comments

After a long day of car searching, Cox graduate student Sharjeel Saeed and his cousin had had enough. They had driven to three different places and were getting nowhere. On their way to the last dealership, Saeed and his cousin tossed an idea around. That idea was a different way […]

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Students reflect on Alternative Breaks

Students reflect on Alternative Breaks

March 18, 2014 at 11:11 pm 0 comments

    While the beach is a popular choice for students during breaks, volunteering through SMU’s Alternative Breaks program offers another opportunity. Alternative Breaks is a student organization that offers direct service opportunities during each academic break. This year, students had the opportunity to go to cities like New York […]

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The story of the shore

The story of the shore

March 17, 2014 at 6:11 pm 0 comments

The shores of White Rock Lake used to be a sand-filled destination for Dallasites before a drought came and swimming was banned.

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Dean Bowen appointed president of Goucher

Dean Bowen appointed president of Goucher

March 16, 2014 at 7:44 pm 0 comments

Meadows Dean appointed as president of Goucher University after eight years on the Hilltop.

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Outside the bubble: Things to entertain post-spring break

Outside the bubble: Things to entertain post-spring break

March 16, 2014 at 5:50 pm 0 comments

Spring break is over and it’s back to the daily grind. While the beach isn’t what you’re waking up to mid-day, there are still some things to do in Dallas that will make spring break not seem like such a tease. South by South West is over, but there is […]

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Staying safe during spring break

Staying safe during spring break

March 4, 2014 at 11:51 pm 0 comments

What to do to avoid trouble and have a relaxing vacation.

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Outside the bubble: Graffiti art brings color and culture to Dallas streets

Outside the bubble: Graffiti art brings color and culture to Dallas streets

March 4, 2014 at 9:49 pm 0 comments

  Dallas is one of the few, rare American cities with a low graffiti problem. According to Dallas police, the department receives about 60 reports in the form of vandalism each month. However, there is the issue of whether an illustrated building wall constitutes as art. Have no fear, there […]

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Simmons dean elected chair of NBES

Simmons dean elected chair of NBES

March 2, 2014 at 8:29 pm 0 comments

David J. Chard, dean of Simmons School of Education and Human Development, has been elected as Chair of National Board for Education Sciences. Chard was nominated by President Obama and approved by the U.S Senate in 2012 as a member of the board. He was then elected as chair by […]

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SMU hip-hop club offers a community to dancers

SMU hip-hop club offers a community to dancers

March 2, 2014 at 7:18 pm 0 comments

Sophomore Sandy Ellis was a 2013 Mustang Coral leader when someone asked her if SMU had a hip-hop club. She had asked the same question the year before. Ellis figured it was about time for SMU to have a hip-hop crew. By the time the Oct. 6 Family Weekend Talent […]

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70,000 apartments to be built in Dallas

70,000 apartments to be built in Dallas

February 27, 2014 at 10:47 pm 0 comments

Finding an apartment near campus in Dallas might be less of a hassle for students in the coming years. In a new report, by commercial real estate firm Jones Lang LaSalle, the Dallas-Fort Worth area is forecasted to be the country’s top apartment leasing market over the next three years. […]

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