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Dedman college thrives on alumni donations

August 30, 2016 at 9:47 am 0 comments

By Kara Fellows At some point in their college career, every student at SMU will have to take a class in the Dedman College of Humanities & Science. Many of these classes lead to students picking their majors and minors. All of this is made possible through the donations of Dedman […]

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Students and faculty settling into new building

August 30, 2016 at 9:39 am 0 comments

By Klara Bradshaw As a new semester rolls around, some students are finding themselves experiencing new classrooms in the latest building built on campus. Harold Clark Simmons Hall is the second building created for the Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education and Human Development. The 40-thousand-square-foot building provides offices for its faculty […]

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SMU medical brigades travels the world

August 30, 2016 at 9:38 am 0 comments

By Keagan Snively Stepping out of the cozy, warm environment of your comfort zone to go serve in a foreign country full of poverty and danger can be an overwhelming experience. But for some SMU students, the thrill is what keeps them going back every summer. Katherine Nelson, a senior biology […]

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SMU freshmen move in

August 30, 2016 at 9:37 am 0 comments

Marissa Stave is finally getting suitcases unpacked and her room set up after a busy first week of college. Stave and the other SMU first-years were the first students to move on campus on Aug. 16. The first-year students had one day to move in before heading to Mustang Corral […]

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Crum Commons brings students together via Instagram

August 30, 2016 at 9:34 am 0 comments

By Allison Plake From puppies to sporting events, laundry and homework, the Humans of Crum Instagram page sheds light on communal living. Started by current Resident Assistant Grant Hibbard, the page reflects on those living in Crum Commons and pays homage to the ever popular, Humans of New York website. “I […]

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Dr. Bob Smith Health Center now open for SMU students Photo credit: Nicholas Petrucelli

SMU opens new and improved health center

August 30, 2016 at 9:34 am 0 comments

SMU is welcoming students back to campus with a new health center. A generous $5 million donation from the Dr. Bob and Jean Smith foundation allowed the university to build the state-of-the-art facility. The goal of the new center is to make student health a main priority on campus by […]

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Reported alcohol violations rise in first week of classes compared to 2015

Reported alcohol violations rise in first week of classes compared to 2015

August 30, 2016 at 9:33 am 0 comments

SMU Police have responded to over a dozen alcohol related violations through the first week of classes.

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Students excited for annual intramurals

Students excited for annual intramurals

August 30, 2016 at 9:32 am 0 comments

Like many students around campus, Jack Cinelli is excited about the upcoming intramurals season. The SMU intramurals program is a big part of the community as they typically see over 3,000 participants from the student body year round. Tuesday, Aug. 30, marks the first day of another year of intramural […]

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Officer McCullers body found in Trinity River

Officer McCullers body found in Trinity River

August 25, 2016 at 1:59 pm 0 comments

The Dallas Police Department reported an SMU officer found a body likely to be missing Officer McCullers on Aug. 24 around 2:30 p.m.

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Rhonda worked for the grand opening of Steel City Pops. Photo credit: Jacquelyn Elias

It’s the end of construction, kind of

August 25, 2016 at 11:31 am 0 comments

After many renovations took place throughout last year, Fall 2016 marked the opening of many new campus locations.

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