SMU PD hired two new officers this year. Photo credit: Jacqueline Francis

SMU police department start year in stride by catching bike thieves, hiring new officers

October 25, 2016 at 10:00 am 0 comments

Campus police have been busy this semester, arresting bike thieves, handling an increase in alcohol violations and hiring two new officers.

Read more ›
McHaunted Hospital Photo credit: Kaitlin Ostling

SMU Medical Brigade: A McHaunted Hospital

October 24, 2016 at 8:32 am 0 comments

The walls were covered in bloody hand prints, arm limbs hung from the ceilings and zombie doctors lurked around every corner. Those who walked through were victims of piercing screams and constant paranoia. This may sound like a scene out of a horror movie, but instead it was a fundraiser […]

Read more ›
SMU Speech and Debate. Photo credit: SMU Speech and Debate Facebook

Final debate sparks discussion

October 24, 2016 at 8:26 am 0 comments

Wednesday, Oct. 19, marked the third and final presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, and with it the final of SMU’s Speech and Debate team’s viewing parties. The third viewing event, held in a classroom in Umphrey Lee, saw around 30 students and faculty, a higher number than […]

Read more ›
Monroe and his $1000 check Photo credit: Jett Monroe

A pat on the back leads to a Big iDea

October 22, 2016 at 10:00 am 0 comments

On Sept. 23, 15 students pitched their business ideas to a panel of eight judges at the Big iDeas Pitch Contest.

Read more ›
Mike Rawlings, mayor of Dallas; Mike Wilson, editor of The Dallas Morning News; and Steve Pickett, a lead journalist for CBS 11 News, served on a panel for the 2016 Sammons Lecture on Oct. 19. Photo credit: SMU

Mayor Mike Rawlings, media professionals reflect on ethics decisions during Dallas Ambush

October 21, 2016 at 2:25 pm 0 comments

Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings, The Dallas Morning News Editor Mike Wilson and CBS 11 broadcaster Steve Pickett served on a panel to discuss media ethics during the Dallas Ambush.

Read more ›
Professor Brian Fennig photographed in his office. Photo credit: Klara Bradshaw

SMU professor rated top five in the country

October 21, 2016 at 1:30 pm 0 comments

For the second year in a row, Professor Brian Fennig has been among the very top of the annual mtvU‘s Rate My Professor Top 25 Professors List.

Read more ›
Jaime Shim, Taysha Silva and Michael Robertson. Photo credit: Michael Robertson

SMU community remembers Jaime Shim

October 21, 2016 at 10:33 am 0 comments

SMU students and faculty remember SMU senior Jaime Shim at a memorial service held in Hughes-Trigg Theatre on Oct. 4.

Read more ›
The SMU Mock Trial team participate in various tournaments across the country throughout the year. Photo credit: SMU Mock Trial

SMU Mock Trial Team prepares for a new season

October 21, 2016 at 10:30 am 0 comments

SMU’s Mock Trial team is gearing up for a new season with new members, new tournaments and new goals to take them all the way to Nationals.

Read more ›
Rena Pederson Photo credit: Twitter: @PedersonR1

SMU’s Rena Pederson on ‘The King of Diamonds’

October 20, 2016 at 1:00 pm 0 comments

SMU persuasive writing professor as well as former speech writer in D.C. speaks at Faculty Club Luncheon.

Read more ›
Dozens of collectible pins from the Fair over the years are displayed, including police badges. Photo credit: Jacquelyn Elias

State Fair of Texas celebrates 130 years with Nelly, fried Jell-O

October 20, 2016 at 10:12 am 0 comments

For 130 years, The State Fair of Texas has offered the Texas-sized, timeless excitement of Midway games, various local and national performers as well as outlandish fried foods.

Read more ›