Opinion

Expectations are too low in math education

Expectations are too low in math education

April 22, 2014 at 10:43 pm 0 comments

A few weeks ago, Michael and I shared our thoughts on Common Core and the question of education reform, but that topic is so broad that I thought it merited more discussion, especially in light of some of the controversies that have flared up in the past few weeks over […]

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Letter to the editor: Memorial Health Center accreditation

Letter to the editor: Memorial Health Center accreditation

April 22, 2014 at 10:39 pm 0 comments

Dear Faculty, Staff and Students: All of us at SMU-Memorial Health Center are pleased to announce that we have recently been accredited for 3 of years by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC). This is an important milestone in the continuing growth and success of our health care […]

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Mustangs for Life: Promoting human dignity

Mustangs for Life: Promoting human dignity

April 22, 2014 at 10:37 pm 0 comments

By Chris Thrailkill On Dec. 10, 1948, a newly formed United Nations established the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Articles 3 and 5 of the Declaration are as follows: Everyone has the right to life, liberty and security of person. No one shall be subjected to torture or to cruel, […]

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Starting the conversation

Starting the conversation

April 22, 2014 at 10:34 pm 0 comments

Also written with Charlie WeberFirst semester freshman year. A time of parties, alcohol, drugs and hook-ups. It’s the college norm, especially at SMU. This “hook-up culture” has become more regular than relationships. Instead of the classic dinner and a movie, we get the dance floor make outs and the 2 […]

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Understanding, not judgement

Understanding, not judgement

April 20, 2014 at 5:42 pm 3 comments

Activism through shaming is not an acceptable approach to abortion.

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Are unpaid internships really worth the cost?

Are unpaid internships really worth the cost?

April 20, 2014 at 5:39 pm 0 comments

By Kelly Neupert Job Description: Marketing Intern Qualifications: Must have at least a 3.0 GPA and is currently enrolled in a college or university either in their junior/senior year, would be helpful to have knowledge and experience in the marketing field, must have proficient abilities in Microsoft Excel, Word, and […]

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Explaining how Student Senate works

Explaining how Student Senate works

April 20, 2014 at 5:36 pm 0 comments

In recent weeks The Daily Campus has reported extensively on the Student Senate, unfortunately it has reported some factual errors about how the Senate is structurally set up and what it does.

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SMU students: beware of DART student tickets

SMU students: beware of DART student tickets

April 15, 2014 at 10:35 pm 3 comments

On a lazy Sunday afternoon, what I thought would be a no-hassle DART ride to the zoo turned out to be the opposite. Unfortunately, I had to learn the hard way that the to college student ticket does not apply for all college students. Being students at Southern Methodist University, […]

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Green state: Legalizing marijuana in Texas

Green state: Legalizing marijuana in Texas

April 15, 2014 at 10:33 pm 0 comments

Texas maybe turning blue in the next 10 years, but what about turning green?

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Stipend bill would encourage greed

Stipend bill would encourage greed

April 15, 2014 at 10:29 pm 0 comments

Last week, a student body officer introduced a bill to the Student Senate that, if passed, would have provided a $1,250 stipend to student body officers for each semester they served. Luckily, the bill didn’t pass. But the flawed logic possessed by the bill’s author is no less dangerous just […]

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