Opinion

How to have the best lazy Sunday

How to have the best lazy Sunday

October 19, 2014 at 7:06 pm 0 comments

I am in love with lazy Sundays. I like sleeping late, eating a deliciously hot breakfast and sitting on my couch for a majority of the day. Sometimes I venture out into the real world, but it’s only to get food or to see a Narnia movie with Chris Parnell. […]

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What to expect during parents’ weekend

What to expect during parents’ weekend

October 19, 2014 at 7:04 pm 0 comments

A satirical yet accurate description of what happens during parents’ weekend

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Umphrey Lee dining hall closes early on weekends, leaves students starving

Umphrey Lee dining hall closes early on weekends, leaves students starving

October 19, 2014 at 5:59 pm 0 comments

SMU has announced that the Umphrey Lee dining hall (aka Umph) will now be closed after 2 p.m. on weekends. The only dining facility students will have access to on weekends is Arnold dining hall by the Residential Commons. Arnold is open from 9:30 a.m. till 7 p.m. Although I […]

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Patient diagnosed with Internet addiction disorder shows technology addiction is a real problem

October 16, 2014 at 8:04 pm 0 comments

Scientists recently claimed they have diagnosed their first-ever patient with Internet addiction disorder. The patient, a 31-year-old U.S. navy serviceman had been using technology, specifically Google Glass, for around eighteen hours a day. He felt irritable and argumentative without the device. He also experienced dreams through the viewpoint of the […]

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“American Horror Story” gets its groove back in season four

“American Horror Story” gets its groove back in season four

October 14, 2014 at 9:01 pm 0 comments

SPOILER ALERT: If you have yet to watch the new episode of “American Horror Story,” please do not read on. This past Wednesday I anxiously waited for “American Horror Story” to load on my computer so I could watch the fourth season premiere. Titled “Freak Show,” the scary series theme […]

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Wendy Davis’ controversial ad defines ‘dirty politics’

Wendy Davis’ controversial ad defines ‘dirty politics’

October 14, 2014 at 8:00 pm 0 comments

Democrat Wendy Davis recently released a new ad for her campaign titled ‘Justice.’ The video is centered on Republican competitor for Texas governor, Greg Abott. It targets Abbott as the state’s attorney general for denying justice to accident victims, although he has won millions since his accident thirty years ago. […]

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“…for a woman”

“…for a woman”

October 14, 2014 at 7:25 pm 0 comments

Earlier this year, Always released a commercial addressing the statement “like a girl.” They asked different women, men, young girls and boys what it meant to do something “like a girl.” Throwing like a girl or running like a girl. Everyone responded by doing something weak and half-heartedly, except for […]

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Americans should not forget the suffering of other cultures in world today

Americans should not forget the suffering of other cultures in world today

October 9, 2014 at 8:20 pm 0 comments

BY BRANDON MCGLONE

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SMU alum states college education provides solid platform to pursue passions in real life

SMU alum states college education provides solid platform to pursue passions in real life

October 9, 2014 at 8:14 pm 0 comments

M.Z. Landeros, Alum ´77

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Linguistic study finds people are less narcissistic as they grow older

Linguistic study finds people are less narcissistic as they grow older

October 7, 2014 at 10:26 pm 0 comments

Researchers for the World Well-Being Project at the University of Pennsylvania found that people are less narcissistic as they grow older. The study used Facebook posts from 75,000 volunteers. The volunteers also took a Interpersonal Personality Item Pool (IPIP) personality test measuring ‘Big Five’ traits looking for linguistic features to […]

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