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Professor Mary Poplin discusses the role of faith in a scholarly life

Professor Mary Poplin discusses the role of faith in a scholarly life

March 1, 2015 at 7:49 pm 0 comments

Less secularization of universities and more consideration of spiritual perspectives within academic circles was the subject of SMU’s Veritas Forum Wednesday.

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Final walk for models Photo credit: Caroline Mendes

Alpha Chi Couture fights against domestic violence

February 28, 2015 at 12:25 pm 0 comments

Snow and ice didn’t hold the Alpha Chi Omega Couture fashion show back on Friday, Feb. 27.

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VIDEO: The Daily Update, Friday, February 27, 2015

VIDEO: The Daily Update, Friday, February 27, 2015

February 27, 2015 at 3:34 pm 0 comments

ISIS continues its path of destruction in an unlikely location, and researchers have found a new way to ease peanut allergies. Plus a fun way to get around Dallas, and find out which SMU student is making her way toward the Miss Texas pageant. Print PDF

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Edelman presents 2015 annual global trust study results at SMU

Edelman presents 2015 annual global trust study results at SMU

February 26, 2015 at 8:41 pm 0 comments

Edelman, one of the world’s largest public relations firms, presented its findings from its annual Trust Barometer global study in Umphrey Lee’s Mack Ballroom Thursday morning. The study found that trust levels in the media, business, and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) had decreased around the world. Meanwhile, trust in government has […]

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Barnard performs a chest-supported row with Baker's guidance. Photo credit: Nathan Baldwin

Personal training at Dedman has options for people of all fitness levels

February 26, 2015 at 7:14 pm 0 comments

SMU senior finance major Lance Barnard wanted to gain muscle after previously focusing on cross-country running, so a month ago he sought out a personal trainer. He started sessions with trainer Benjamin Baker at the Dedman Center for Lifetime Sports and immediately noticed the results. “After the first training session, […]

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Manuel Familiar spotting SMU climber Kyle Douglas. (Courtesy of Mary Adger)

Climbers face the heights in 10th annual Pony Pulldown Competition

February 26, 2015 at 5:42 pm 0 comments

Approximately 100 students from all across Texas, including eight from SMU, came together this weekend to show off their climbing skills at the 10th annual Pony Pulldown Competition.

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AEPi president Hunter RIce and member Malachi Haimes.

AEPi joins Interfraternity Council

February 26, 2015 at 2:12 pm 0 comments

A new fraternity is now a member of SMU’s Interfraternity Council. SMU’s Alpha Epsilon Pi was started last spring by 10 students. The Jewish fraternity was created in 1913, after many of its founders were not allowed to join other organizations due to Anti-Semitism. When AEPi President Hunter Rice came […]

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Demand for urban apartments on the rise

Demand for urban apartments on the rise

February 26, 2015 at 2:08 pm 0 comments

Dallas-Fort Worth has become one of the nation’s fastest growing apartment markets. In 2014, 18,200 units were completed by the end of the year and more than 30,000 units were under construction by the end of the fourth quarter. Many of the apartments being built are in urban areas of […]

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Pony UPdate: Meadows’ production of “The Sparrow” opens tonight

Pony UPdate: Meadows’ production of “The Sparrow” opens tonight

February 26, 2015 at 1:26 pm 0 comments

Last night, the SMU women’s basketball team fell to Temple and they’re looking for redemption this Saturday. And Meadows’ production of “The Sparrow” opens tonight and runs through Sunday. Natalie Yezbick has your Pony UPdate. Print PDF

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VIDEO: Teach for America recruitment percentages on the decline

VIDEO: Teach for America recruitment percentages on the decline

February 26, 2015 at 1:03 pm 0 comments

By Hanan Esaili As graduation gets closer and closer, college students are starting to look for jobs– but they’re not looking at Teach for America. According to a recent article by The Dallas Morning News, Teach for America has seen applications drop 10 percent for the second year in a […]

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