Articles by: Cynthia Mclaughlin

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Despite Twitter dying, SMU Athletics uses it to recruit

May 16, 2017 at 9:03 pm 0 comments

Since Twitter was initially founded in March 2006, the social media platform has earned more than 313 million monthly active users. While that number seems quite impressive, Twitter’s share price (NYSE: TWTR) has gradually declined since its initial public offering in 2013. Athletic departments at higher education institutions, like SMU, […]

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SMU students not happy about proposed Boulevard regulations

SMU students not happy about proposed Boulevard regulations

May 1, 2017 at 11:10 pm 0 comments

No more free alcohol. No beer in the fraternity tents. Drinking limited to a segregated area.These are a few of the new rules that can be expected this fall if SMU administration’s proposed Boulevard changes are passed.“SMU is moving toward having alcohol sales in the Boulevard section that can be […]

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Mollie Mayfield (left) and Amanda Taft (right) posing by the popcorn station at the Gamma Phi Beta Under the Crescent Moon movie night. Photo credit: Cynthia Mclaughlin

Gamma Phi Beta’s new philanthropy event is a hit

April 27, 2017 at 12:28 pm 0 comments

Around 50 people came out to support the SMU Gamma Phi Beta’s philanthropy event “Under the Crescent Moon,” a movie night benefiting Girls on the Run on April 26. Tickets to the event screening of “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off” were $5 from a Gamma Phi Beta member prior to the […]

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SMU Women’s Basketball team playing at Moody Coliseum. Photo credit: SMU Athletics

Women’s basketball team wants to see more fans next season

April 24, 2017 at 11:21 pm 0 comments

The SMU women’s basketball team just finished its season tied for fifth in the American Athletic Conference. Even so, the team does not see nearly as many fans in the stands as the men’s basketball team does.McKenzie Adams, Women’s basketballer, wishes this weren’t the case. On a typical game night, […]

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Who Do You Think You Are? lecture with Jennifer Stollman Photo credit: Embrey Human Rights Program

Students welcome Jennifer Stollman at guest lecture

April 7, 2017 at 10:05 am 0 comments

About 40 students showed up to the discussion led by Jennifer Stollman, advisor for the Winter Institute at the University of Mississippi. The Embrey Human Rights Program sponsored the student senate funded event.While the event was supposed to revolve around the guest lecturer, Stollman took a moment of silence to […]

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Post film Q&A session. Photo credit: Cynthia Mclaughlin

Dallas International Film Festival has a successful opening weekend

April 6, 2017 at 8:16 pm 0 comments

The 2017 Dallas International Film Festival (DIFF) is here. The Dallas Film Society presents the festival in April annually.SMU’s very own Liener Temerlin founded the Dallas Film Society and DIFF with Michael Cain and served as the Chairman and Festival Director from 2006-2008. Overnight, the Festival became the largest film […]

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Inside the Carter BloodCare bus Photo credit: Cynthia Mclaughlin

Carter BloodCare bus is back

March 29, 2017 at 2:52 pm 0 comments

The Carter BloodCare Bus is back at the flagpole until Friday March 31. The bus will be parked outside from 9:30 in the morning until 3 in the afternoon. If you donate blood you receive gift points and they will give you a Powerade and a snack to recover.Jackie Brown, […]

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February $14 adoptions has come to an end

February $14 adoptions has come to an end

February 27, 2017 at 4:33 pm 0 comments

The Dallas Animal Shelter entered February at full capacity. 98 animals were brought into the shelter Feb. 6. With no room available, the shelter had to think fast. Dallas Animal Services took this month to ‘share the love’ by offering incredibly cheap, and even free, pet adoptions through the month […]

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SMU College Spirit Nights Photo credit: Southern Methodist University

SMU Night at Dallas Mavs game

February 13, 2017 at 1:36 pm 0 comments

The Dallas Mavericks, ranked 11 Western Conference, are at home Monday Feb. 13, taking on the Boston Celtics, ranked second in the Eastern Conference.As part of the team’s College Spirit Nights, the Mavs and FOX Sports Southwest are offering discounted tickets to the SMU community. The first 250 students, alumni, […]

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Entrance of the 2017 Career Fair Photo credit: Cynthia Mclaughlin

SMU career fair attracts job seekers

February 9, 2017 at 10:18 pm 0 comments

The SMU Career Fair attracted over 80 companies and an outpouring of students. The fair’s high attendance rendered the maze of business booths difficult to navigate. One student admitted that they waited more than 20 minutes to speak to their preferred company.Southwest employment coordinator Shannon O’Bryant was thrilled about the […]

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