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Turban Day comes to campus

Turban Day comes to campus

April 24, 2014 at 6:25 pm 0 comments

SMU’s Turban Day on Wednesday drew a crowd of students and faculty interested in learning more about the Sikh religion. The annual event promotes diversity and spreads a more positive and realistic view of the religion. All day in front of Dallas Hall students and faculty were encouraged to wear […]

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Contemporary jewelry boutique brings a touch of Austin to Dallas

Contemporary jewelry boutique brings a touch of Austin to Dallas

April 3, 2014 at 9:33 am 0 comments

Looking for a fresh start, Austin native Adriane Sack opened her store, Gemma Collection, in SMU’s backyard.

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BLOG: West Dallas faces educational disparities

BLOG: West Dallas faces educational disparities

April 3, 2014 at 8:59 am 0 comments

Area high school L.G. Pinkston faces a battle against the numbers. Almost 80 percent of students are “economically disadvantaged,” while more than three quarters of students are “at risk,” according to the Texas Tribune. Only 19.1 percent are proficient in “limited English.” By graduation, less than one fourth of Pinkston’s […]

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Men for Equality smash rape culture on campus

March 26, 2014 at 8:01 pm 0 comments

Men for Equality hosted “Smash Rape Culture on Campus” Wednesday. A car from a salvage yard was brought to campus, where students could pay $1 to hit it. By hitting the car, students were symbolically beating up rape culture and its effects.

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The people behind the pony

The people behind the pony

March 25, 2014 at 1:12 pm 0 comments

An inside look on what it takes to be a Peruna handler.

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SMU unveils new super computer

SMU unveils new super computer

March 21, 2014 at 12:04 am 0 comments

The ManeFrame, SMU’s new super computer, was unveiled March 19 at 4 p.m. at the data center on the southeastern end of the campus.

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Frisco City Council restricts use of E-Cigarettes

Frisco City Council restricts use of E-Cigarettes

March 18, 2014 at 11:49 am 1 comment

E-Cigarettes are becoming the new trend among the alternatives to stop smoking tobacco, but the freedom of using them anywhere may be coming to an end as new laws are implemented. Now that many stores such as CVS are no longer selling tobacco cigarettes, smokers are looking for alternatives. An […]

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RecycleMania helps to improve SMU sustainability

RecycleMania helps to improve SMU sustainability

March 17, 2014 at 8:16 pm 0 comments

SMU is halfway through RecycleMania, a two month-long collegiate competition in the US and Canada that takes place every February 1 through March 31. So far, participation has been high and the rate of recycling has increased by 20 percent in just one month.

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Men’s basketball loses in AAC Tournament opener

Men’s basketball loses in AAC Tournament opener

March 13, 2014 at 3:42 pm 0 comments

As Charles Dickens wrote in A Tale of Two Cities, “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity…” For SMU, who lost […]

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Bowen named incoming president of Goucher College

Bowen named incoming president of Goucher College

March 12, 2014 at 1:57 pm 0 comments

Meadows School of the Arts Dean José Bowen will leave his position at SMU to be the 11th president of Goucher College, effective July 1.

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