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Thank You, SMU

December 10, 2014 at 2:37 pm 0 comments

As I approach my final days as a student at Southern Methodist University, I feel every emotion possible. Most people say “bittersweet,” but I think even that word isn’t enough to express the way I feel. I am so honored to receive a degree from, what I believe to be, […]

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Amateurs or professionals: should student-athletes be paid?

December 7, 2014 at 4:36 pm 0 comments

By Lucy Brock

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December 5, 2014; Dallas, TX; SMU Mustangs forward Ben Moore #00, teammates, and head coach Larry Brown cheer on the team against the Wyoming Cowboys at Moody Coliseum.  Photo by Vladimir Cherry

Led by Nic Moore, SMU hands Wyoming first loss of season

December 7, 2014 at 4:31 pm 0 comments

Stumbling out of the gates was not the way SMU wanted to open the season, especially after an offseason teeming with hope and high expectations. But after losing three of four games, the Mustangs have strung together a streak of three straight double-digit wins. The most recent win came on […]

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SMU quarterback Matt Davis (4) carries the ball ahead of wide receiver Stephen Nelson (6) during the third quarter of an NCAA college football game against Connecticut in East Hartford, Conn., Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Second-half rally propels Mustangs to first win of season

December 7, 2014 at 3:53 pm 0 comments

The old saying of “better late than never” is the best way to describe this years SMU football season. Trailing Connecticut 20-6 at halftime, a winless season was staring the Mustangs down. But three second-half touchdowns and a school-record, by a quarterback, 191 rush yards from Matt Davis helped SMU […]

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Coach Jankovich: the man behind the scenes

Coach Jankovich: the man behind the scenes

December 7, 2014 at 3:48 pm 0 comments

Just days after Larry Brown accepted his head coaching job at SMU, he offered the associate head coach position or “head coach-in waiting” to former Illinois State head coach. Jankovich accepted the position with the understanding that he would take over soon after Brown’s retirement. Now, three years later who is this man behind the scenes? ​

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Co-rec flag football championship game on Wednesday, December 3, 2014. Photo credit: Addison Bolin

Inside co-rec intramural football

December 4, 2014 at 9:13 pm 0 comments

With IDs in hand, students form a line and patiently wait on the intramural field to be checked into the night’s game. The intramural referee checks his roster, tells the boys to tuck in their shirts and the girls to take off their jewelry. Players pick up flags and wrap […]

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SMU breaks Southern stereotypes as emerging basketball school

December 4, 2014 at 7:54 pm 0 comments

It’s almost midnight on a Sunday night in Winter 2014, and Hannah Claire Brimelow is sitting outside of the SMU box office, waiting for tickets to the upcoming SMU men’s basketball game to be released. The wind whips Brimelow’s face, but the cool January weather is no match for her […]

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Mustangs finish second in AAC play

December 2, 2014 at 8:22 pm 0 comments

While most students enjoyed thanksgiving at home, SMU volleyball stayed in Dallas to continue conference play. The first match that took place over break was against Tulsa. The Mustangs set a school-record 15th home win in their 3-1 (25-15, 25-21, 24-26, 25-16) victory over the Golden Hurricane in Moody Coliseum. […]

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Mustangs return to Moody Coliseum

December 2, 2014 at 7:37 pm 0 comments

SMU women’s basketball returns to Moody Coliseum to take on North Texas Wednesday at 7 p.m. The Mustangs enter Wednesday’s game 3-3 on the season. The Mean Green travel to Moody after losing four consecutive games. The most recent loss came against Eastern Illinois in overtime. Team leaders for the […]

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Chad Morris announced as new head football coach

Chad Morris announced as new head football coach

December 1, 2014 at 6:03 pm 0 comments

After 12 weeks of searching, SMU has found its next football coach. SMU Director of Athletics Rick Hart introduced Chad Morris as head coach Monday afternoon in Hughes-Trigg Student Center. Morris spent the last five seasons (four at Clemson) as an offensive coordinator at the collegiate level and spent 16 […]

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