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“The Shape of Water” is unique masterpiece

“The Shape of Water” is unique masterpiece

December 10, 2017 at 2:34 pm 0 comments

“The Shape of Water” is Guillermo Del Toro’s latest fantastic endeavor. The film tells the story of a mute janitor working in a top-secret government building during the Cold War. One day, an amphibious humanoid creature is brought into the lab, and the two form an unlikely bond. Sally Hawkins […]

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Guillermo Del Toro speaks about “The Shape of Water” and the importance of silence

Guillermo Del Toro speaks about “The Shape of Water” and the importance of silence

December 10, 2017 at 2:33 pm 0 comments

“The Shape of Water” is Guillermo Del Toro’s latest film in which a janitor befriends an amphibious creature kept in a lab. The movie takes place in America in the Cold War era. The film is a heart-wrenching tale about relationships, communication and what it means to be human. Guillermo […]

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SMU hosts annual Children’s Miracle Network Dance Marathon

December 5, 2017 at 10:34 pm 0 comments

SMU students took to the dance floor Saturday to fundraise and help support Dallas and Plano Children’s Hospital in the Hughes Trigg Student Center. The Children’s Miracle Network Marathon, which happens once a year, is a 12 hour dance fundraiser where participants pledge to stand for 12 hours while enjoying […]

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Dillon Weir and Destiny Rose Murphy dance the samba. Photo credit: Harriette Hauske

SMU Ballroom: one of the university’s fastest growing clubs

December 4, 2017 at 4:43 pm 0 comments

It’s a typical Tuesday night, as 50 students enthusiastically twirl, dip and step in tune to the music in studio E in Dedman Center for Lifetime Sports. SMU Ballroom is a student organization that people use to make new friends and learn how to dance. The group is also a competitive […]

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Dallas Mavs bring ticket deals to students

December 4, 2017 at 3:22 pm 0 comments

The Dallas Mavericks are offering SMU students ticket deals they may not want to miss. For the first time in Mavericks history, the NBA team is offering discounts to college students for as low as 40 percent off. The only thing students have to do is sign up for the […]

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White nationalists give the Nazi salute on SMU's campus.

White nationalists hang racist, homophobic signs, give Nazi salute on campus

December 3, 2017 at 10:08 pm 0 comments

 A group of white nationalists hung racist, homophobic fliers around campus and posed while giving the Nazi salute Saturday evening.At least two fliers were seen in the atrium of the Owen Arts Center. One speaks out against the opioid epidemic and reads, “protect white lives now.” The other says members […]

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Tate lecturer talks digging for the future

December 3, 2017 at 2:54 pm 0 comments

Archaeologist Sarah Parcak talks about groundbreaking technology for the future

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International students must decide whether to stay or leave

December 3, 2017 at 2:41 pm 0 comments

Haifa Alhumaid, a senior from Saudi Arabia, plans to enroll in SMU’s accounting program after getting her undergraduate degree in May. After that, she plans to return to her home country.“After I finish my study, I want to go back to Saudi because that was actually my first goal: to […]

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‘The only way they’re going to stop me is to kill me,’ says conservative activist who spoke at SMU

‘The only way they’re going to stop me is to kill me,’ says conservative activist who spoke at SMU

November 30, 2017 at 3:51 pm 0 comments

The founder of a conservative activist group recently caught trying to feed The Washington Post a false story about sexual assault spoke on campus Wednesday, but only briefly addressed the failed sting operation.

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Dallas Hall lights. Photo credit: Hayden Hickingbotham

Annual Celebration of Lights brings holiday spirit to campus

November 29, 2017 at 11:22 am 0 comments

Illuminating Dallas Hall and SMU this Christmas season

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