Opinion

SMU YAF's Never Forget flag display on Dallas Hall Lawn Photo credit: Jesse Carr

YAF 9/11 display unites and divides

September 25, 2017 at 11:03 pm 0 comments

YAF’s Never Forget flag display admirable, but still political.

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Who are we, America?

Who are we, America?

September 20, 2017 at 12:03 am 0 comments

Editor weighs in on country’s identity crisis

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Students seek new homes in their residential commons. Photo credit: The Assembly

Learn to come home

August 31, 2017 at 2:01 pm 0 comments

First-year student reflects on home and spirituality

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Gambling teaches first-year hard lessons

Gambling teaches first-year hard lessons

August 31, 2017 at 1:53 pm 0 comments

Boy forced to drop out of college and join workforce after betting entire college fund on McGregor’s victory

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This year, let’s do better than lawn displays

This year, let’s do better than lawn displays

August 22, 2017 at 2:25 pm 0 comments

The recent controversy over the ability of campus groups to place displays on Dallas Hall Lawn proved itself much ado about next to nothing.I don’t know why SMU decided to move all displays from Dallas Hall Lawn to MoMac Park. Perhaps administration officials were tired of the annual negative press […]

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Trump fails all Americans with Charlottesville response

Trump fails all Americans with Charlottesville response

August 19, 2017 at 2:31 pm 0 comments

Embed from Getty Images “I am large…I contain multitudes.” That’s Walt Whitman, singing a vision of America that is diverse, paradoxical and unshakably unified in its regard for the equality and beauty of every human being. The America recently on display in Charlottesville is a far cry from Whitman’s. President […]

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(file photo 2010) Photo credit: Aida Ahmed

Young Americans for Freedom adviser weighs in on 9/11 display controversy

August 4, 2017 at 8:09 pm 0 comments

by Robert A. LawsonDear Editor:I have been serving as a faculty adviser for the SMU Young Americans for Freedom (YAF) since the group’s founding. The university’s new policy that requires student organization displays, including YAF’s annual 9/11 flag memorial, be moved from the Dallas Hall lawn to the lawn on […]

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You should have taken vitamin D

You should have taken vitamin D

May 24, 2017 at 5:56 pm 0 comments

As doctors hop on the holistic bandwagon, those suffering from depression run the risk of taking bad, life-threatening advice.

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Unpaid internships create inequality

Unpaid internships create inequality

May 24, 2017 at 4:56 pm 0 comments

Real equality and diversity in the workplace can never be achieved as long as unpaid and college-credit internships continue.

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Editor-in-chief says farewell to Editorial Board and hello to Fashion Journalism

Editor-in-chief says farewell to Editorial Board and hello to Fashion Journalism

May 10, 2017 at 2:00 pm 0 comments

I remember my interview for a copy editor position at The Daily Campus in 2015 with then Editor-in-Chief Christina Cox.She asked a question along the lines of how I see my time at the newspaper and how I would contribute. I remember responding that I would love to stay on […]

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