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Finding value in a pricey on-campus dining plan

November 21, 2014 at 11:58 am 0 comments

College is often described as a time of newfound freedom, but with freedom comes responsibility. One of the most self-taught lessons in college is personal financing, but a recent Gallup poll shows that more than two-thirds of Americans do not even create budgets. SMU students pay 79.7 percent more per […]

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A White House Christmas: Bush Library sets up holiday exhibit

November 20, 2014 at 8:44 pm 0 comments

The Bush family’s Scottish Terriers are projected on various walls, playing in the snow to the sound of a cappella holiday harmonies. Giant gold ornaments line the striking red walls and in the middle of a replica of the White House’s blue room stands a Christmas tree, whose height rivals […]

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OE2C announces staff layoffs will begin January

OE2C announces staff layoffs will begin January

November 20, 2014 at 7:36 pm 0 comments

The Operational Excellence for the 2nd Century (OE2C) Office announced Tuesday that staff positions across the University will be impacted after the first of the year. According to the OE2C website, each vice president and dean have reviewed their organization charts and are creating more effective operational structures for their […]

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Tennis Complex promises great things for SMU

Tennis Complex promises great things for SMU

November 20, 2014 at 7:35 pm 0 comments

You might have noticed the grand building with big iron gates just finishing up construction on the corner of Mockingbird Lane and North Central Expressway. This is the new home of the SMU men’s and women’s tennis teams. The complex has six outdoor and six indoor courts for year-round on-campus […]

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Connor Burrell. (Courtesy of SMU Aware)

BREAKING: SMU student found

November 20, 2014 at 2:07 pm 0 comments

Senior Connor Burrell, who was reported missing Nov. 19 was found unharmed by Dallas Police at about 1:15 p.m. today, according to an email sent to students. The Dallas Police is working with SMU Police on this matter. SMU said that it, “is grateful to members of the SMU and […]

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BREAKING: SMU student missing

November 19, 2014 at 9:54 pm 0 comments

SMU Police are trying to find an SMU student Connor Burrell, who was last seen around 2:30 p.m. Nov. 18. Burrell is a 21-year-old senior. He was last seen on a sidewalk on the north side of North Park Mall in Dallas. He is 5-feet, 11-inches tall and weights 190 […]

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Former President George W. Bush discussed his father's legacy to the Dallas community Tuesday. (Courtesy of Mary Anna Billingsley)

George W. Bush describes father’s impact, signs latest book

November 19, 2014 at 2:28 am 0 comments

Tuesday afternoon, select students and members of the greater Dallas community gathered to hear a man talk about his father. But, it wasn’t just any man. George W. Bush sat down with Jeffery Engel, director of the SMU Center for Presidential History and Dedman professor, to speak about his latest […]

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National leaders discuss harm of stereotypical TV images

National leaders discuss harm of stereotypical TV images

November 18, 2014 at 9:14 pm 0 comments

By: Kaylah Burton

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Dallas is big, and so is poverty

November 18, 2014 at 9:08 pm 0 comments

Dallas is often described as a city of wealth and opportunity, a city that numerous Fortune 500 companies call home, and a city where “Big Things Happen.” But the big things happening in Dallas aren’t all good things. Yes, Dallas has big companies, Dallas has big houses and Dallas has […]

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Muslim Student Association breaks fast with evening of gratitude

Muslim Student Association breaks fast with evening of gratitude

November 18, 2014 at 8:36 pm 0 comments

By: Emmie McKiernan

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