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SMU solicits its newest students for more money

SMU solicits its newest students for more money

October 2, 2014 at 10:31 pm 0 comments

SMU first-year Tom Landers has only been a college student for over a month, but he’s already racked up an impressive bill. Tuition, fees and room and board for Southern Methodist University make it one of the most expensive schools in the country, costing students more than $60,500. This doesn’t […]

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Co-ed Latino fraternity returns to SMU

October 2, 2014 at 10:16 pm 0 comments

Alpha Psi Lambda is back on campus after a four-year absence.

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Seigenthaler and Caraccioli sit down for an exclusive interview conducted by the Daily Update. Photo credit: Shabnam Amini

Al Jazeera America round table addresses stereotypes and promotes unbiased reporting

October 2, 2014 at 8:07 pm 0 comments

Students and faculty from the SMU Journalism department get a chance to listen to the perspective of an emerging news network.

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Al Jazeera staff offers insights into company

October 2, 2014 at 8:07 pm 0 comments

More in-depth story telling, a focus on underreported news, powerful images and videos. That is what differentiates Al Jazeera America from other traditional news cable outlets like FOX, CNN and MSNBC, network officials. Members of the Al Jazeera America network joined SMU student media for a panel discussion Wednesday afternoon […]

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The future faces of Mr. and Ms. SMU

The future faces of Mr. and Ms. SMU

October 2, 2014 at 7:47 pm 0 comments

The last place a typical student wants to be at 2 p.m. on a Friday is the gym, but that’s where senior business management and pre-med major Oliver Filutowski is. He’s doing cardio and strength training with a few friends who share his passion for fitness. They’re encouraging each other […]

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Coming Soon!

October 2, 2014 at 4:37 pm 0 comments

News from SMU’s 11 residential commons.

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SMU to house Schweitzer Fellowship Program

SMU to house Schweitzer Fellowship Program

September 30, 2014 at 10:35 pm 0 comments

SMU’s Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences was chosen as the home for the new Dallas-Fort Worth chapter of the Albert Schweitzer Fellowship (ASF) Program. The program is designed to improve the health of vulnerable people now and in the future by developing emerging leaders in health fields through year-long […]

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Speech team earns multiple first place wins

Speech team earns multiple first place wins

September 30, 2014 at 10:24 pm 0 comments

The SMU speech team received five trophies from the Newbie Novice at Tarrant County College this past weekend. Two of those trophies were first place wins – in the informative and extemporaneous events. The extemporaneous event attracted the most student entries. A few years ago, the speech team dissolved on […]

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SMU's first Tate Lecture Series includes David Gergen, Colin Powell, and Madeleine Albright. (Courtesy of SMU)

Powell, Albright, Gergen open Tate Lecture Series in newly-renovated McFarlin Auditorium

September 29, 2014 at 11:42 pm 0 comments

CNN Senior Political Analyst David Gergen discussed current foreign policy issues with former Secretaries of State Madeleine Albright and Colin Powell.

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SMU Varsity app is causing more problems than it’s worth

September 28, 2014 at 5:17 pm 0 comments

What started out as a friendly and fun school spirit competition has become a source of frustration for many students. The SMU Varsity app, created to track points for this basketball season’s MOB memberships, has been posing several problems for those who want to spend time in the student section […]

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