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More and more people are seeking out others through social media apps like Tinder. (Courtesy of galleryhip.com)

Is meeting through social apps the new normal?

December 13, 2014 at 3:26 pm 0 comments

Meeting Through Social Media – Report from Shabnam Amini on Vimeo. The prevalence of social apps is helping make meeting new people more efficient, but the question is if it leads to long-term relationship success. More than ever, young adults today are using social apps to meet strangers online and […]

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Studying abroad on a budget

Studying abroad on a budget

December 13, 2014 at 8:23 am 0 comments

Studying abroad is a priceless experience in the long run but a very costly one for the immediate future. Souvenir purchasing is a must, the exchange rates are unfavorable and every student has the goal of visiting as many places during the semester as possible. However, despite the expensive uphill […]

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Senior Theatre Majors Dylan Bare and Seun Soyemi

What will our SMU actors do?

December 10, 2014 at 3:32 pm 0 comments

Senior theatre major Dylan Bare sits at the help desk of Hughes-Trigg where he works explaining the types of characters he hopes to play in film and television one day. The nice guy, the slacker, the stoner, the musician, the songwriter are all in his repertoire. Because he already has […]

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Cockrell-McIntosh Commons

Cockrell-McIntosh Commons

December 10, 2014 at 3:21 pm 0 comments

Cockrell-McIntosh Commons

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Photo courtesy of Daniela Huebner, taken from Gifford's service program.

Remembering the life of Dr. Peter Gifford

December 10, 2014 at 3:05 pm 0 comments

Beep. Beep. Beep. The loud siren blares from Katie O’Neil’s bedside alarm clock. It’s 8:30 a.m. Slapping the alarm’s snooze button and rubbing the sleep out of her eyes, she slowly gets ready for her first class of the day: Wellness. “Even though it was an early class, Dr. Gifford […]

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Law clinics give voice to those less fortunate

December 10, 2014 at 3:04 pm 0 comments

When Lucas Williams, an SMU law student, stepped foot onto the Dedman Law campus for the first time, little did he know he’d one day be representing a client involved in a whirlwind of neglect, drug-addicted parents and foster care. The client, a one-year-old child that can barely talk or […]

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Not just a debate, but also a cry for help

December 10, 2014 at 2:58 pm 0 comments

SMU students learned that children are the voice for world peace.

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Jewish fraternity joins campus

Jewish fraternity joins campus

December 10, 2014 at 2:39 pm 0 comments

Hunter Rice was not always religious – that changed when he got to SMU. Walking around a campus where he didn’t know anyone, he started to realize that one connection seemed to bring him the most comfort: Judaism. Everywhere you look at SMU, there they are: Greek letters – from […]

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SMU’s die-in and protests around the world

December 10, 2014 at 2:36 pm 0 comments

SMU’s Die-In yesterday was one of many protests around the world in response to race relations.

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SMU responds to budget cut speculations

SMU responds to budget cut speculations

December 7, 2014 at 5:45 pm 0 comments

The Dallas Morning News reported Dec. 4 that SMU planned to use staff layoffs and administrative changes to save $35 million through the Operational Excellence for the Second Century (OE2C) project. The article titled “SMU plans layoffs, other changes to cut $35 million,” has received a lot of attention from […]

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