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Former student sues SMU for mishandling 2012 sexual assault

Former student sues SMU for mishandling 2012 sexual assault

September 21, 2014 at 6:52 pm 0 comments

A former SMU student filed a federal lawsuit against SMU Friday. The former student claims that University officials created “a hostile, dangerous environment” for him after he reported being sexual assaulted on campus in 2012, according to reports by The Dallas Morning News. The victim’s alleged attacker, John David Mahaffey, […]

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100 years of SMU Athletics: Mustangs ‘Stampede’ toward a new era

100 years of SMU Athletics: Mustangs ‘Stampede’ toward a new era

September 21, 2014 at 6:44 pm 0 comments

By Leilani Duran

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Infected mosquito found on SMU’s campus

Infected mosquito found on SMU’s campus

September 21, 2014 at 6:30 pm 0 comments

The City of University Park detected an infected mosquito on SMU’s Bishop Boulevard Friday, according to an e-mail sent out to SMU students. The infected mosquito tested positive for West Nile virus. However, no human cases of the virus have been reported on campus. In response to this discovery, University […]

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(Courtesy of Leilani Duran)

The “best dressed band in the land” gets a new home

September 21, 2014 at 6:20 pm 0 comments

With fanfare, speeches, cheers and a ribbon cutting, the Mustang Band Hall was dedicated to SMU’s campus Friday night. The $3 million building is five times larger than its prior location below Perkins Natatorium. It includes an expanded rehearsal hall, enhanced practice rooms, instrument storage space, a break room, staff […]

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Lyle Engineering Chair receives $2 million gift

September 21, 2014 at 5:36 pm 0 comments

SMU’s Lyle School of Engineering gained a new endowed chair on Friday thanks to a generous $2 million gift. The Mary and Richard Templeton Centennial Chair of Electrical Engineering offers a $1.5 million endowment and additional $500,000 for operational support. Mr. Templeton, president and CEO of Texas Instruments, gave last […]

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Students show off their best Whiteout attire. (Photos courtesy of Katie O'Neil)

“I’m dreaming of a white Boulevard”

September 18, 2014 at 9:12 pm 0 comments

Men, throw some Clorox on that old white T-shirt. Ladies, dig through your closets and grab a white skirt and matching crop top. It’s Whiteout time. For years, it has been tradition that students and alumni wear all white to the first home football game of the season, and this […]

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BREAKING: Student reports on-campus sexual assault

BREAKING: Student reports on-campus sexual assault

September 18, 2014 at 11:25 am 0 comments

An SMU female student reported an on-campus sexual assault to the SMU Police Department early Wednesday morning. The student reported that was assaulted by an acquaintance at approximately 1 a.m. in his room in the Crum Residential Commons at 5805 Bush Ave. SMU PD is investigating the case. Anyone with […]

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BREAKING: Suspect arrested for Sept. 7 sexual assault

September 17, 2014 at 9:48 pm 0 comments

Suspect is arrested in Sept. 7 sexual assault of an SMU female.

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The Pratt Collection contains many different books. Photo credit: Christina Cox

Pratt Collection joins the Hunt Institute

September 16, 2014 at 10:38 pm 0 comments

Dallas is a city built for its people. Architect James Pratt laid the foundation of this pedestrian-friendly city six decades ago when he began to design and restore Dallas to a modern yet human place. Pratt drew inspiration from his books, travels and surroundings. He used his studies and experiences […]

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Students in the Attracting Capital class brainstorm ideas. (Courtesy of Jim Hart)

New opportunity at Meadows allows students to create their own jobs

September 16, 2014 at 9:12 pm 0 comments

The Meadows Arts Entrepreneurship program is giving students the means to create their own employment.

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