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BREAKING: June Jones to resign effective immediately

BREAKING: June Jones to resign effective immediately

September 8, 2014 at 4:23 pm 0 comments

Update 9/8/14 8:14 p.m. SMU President R. Gerald Turner and Athletic Director Rick Hart addressed a crowd at a 7p.m. press conference in the Tamra & John Gorman Mustang Auditorium in the lower level of the Loyd All-Sports Center. Senior Dacota Taylor (@DacotaTaylor) tweeted this photo when the press conference […]

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BREAKING student reports off-campus sexual assault

BREAKING student reports off-campus sexual assault

September 8, 2014 at 3:00 pm 0 comments

An SMU student reported an off-campus sexual assault to the University Park Police according to a crime alert issued to the SMU campus Monday afternoon. The student was jogging a half mile east of SMU main’s campus, in the 6700 block of Willard Drive, at 11:15 p.m. Sunday when she […]

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Boaz wins Residential Commons Olympics

Boaz wins Residential Commons Olympics

September 7, 2014 at 7:25 pm 0 comments

The Olympics were held Friday. Teams from all Commons competed in several events, including kickball, cup-stacking and human battleship.

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SMU reveals new Mustang Band Hall

SMU reveals new Mustang Band Hall

September 7, 2014 at 7:16 pm 0 comments

The Mustang Band Hall opened its doors to band members this fall. The new facility is five times larger than its original, offering more space for rehearsals, performances and expansion. “The old place had a nostalgic feel, but as an overall rehearsal space, the new Mustang Band Hall is a […]

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FiR Profile-Tom Tunks

FiR Profile-Tom Tunks

September 7, 2014 at 6:09 pm 0 comments

Title: Professor of Music, Faculty-in-Residence in Ware Residential Commons Years at SMU: 34 Favorite academic subject outside of your own: Physics, engineering, arts, statistics, history, literature (our own being education and music). Q: Gryffindor, Slytherin, Hufflepuff or Ravenclaw? A: Ware Q: What is the best part about the new Residential […]

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Dr. Rita Kirk is the Faculty-in-Residence for Armstrong Commons. (Courtesy of SMU)

FiR Profile-Dr. Rita Kirk

September 7, 2014 at 6:00 pm 0 comments

Title: Dr. Rita Kirk, Director, Cary M. Maguire Center for Ethics & Public Responsibility & Althshuler Distinguished Teaching Professor of Communication Studies Years at SMU: 23 years Favorite academic subject outside of your own: They are ALL my own — knowledge belongs to us all. I guess right now I […]

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Tower Scholars Program gifted more than $4 million

Tower Scholars Program gifted more than $4 million

September 7, 2014 at 3:54 pm 0 comments

SMU has received donations totaling more than $4 million for its new Tower Scholars Program, an immersion experience for undergraduates in public policymaking through the John Goodwin Tower Center for Political Studies. Highland Capital Management L.P. contributed $2 million for the tower’s endowment, the Hamon Charitable Foundation gifted $1 million, […]

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Live recap: Residential Commons Olympics

Live recap: Residential Commons Olympics

September 5, 2014 at 1:27 am 0 comments

The Daily Campus will be covering the Residential Commons Olympics live from the opening ceremony until 6 p.m. Join us with the hastag #CommonsCup!

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FiR Profile: Will Power

FiR Profile: Will Power

September 5, 2014 at 12:27 am 0 comments

Title: Artist-in-Residence. Theatre Lives with: Twins Sophia and Omar-Sol, wife Marla and dog Goldie Years at SMU: 3 Favorite academic subject outside of your own: Education and Theology Gryffindor, Slytherin, Hufflepuff, or Ravenclaw? Gryffindor What is the best part about the new Residential Commons system? Well, I’m excited about a […]

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Crum Commons Faculty-in-Residence Martin Camp is very enthusiastic about the community the commons is creating. (Courtesy of SMU)

FiR Profile: Martin Camp

September 5, 2014 at 12:26 am 0 comments

Title: Assistant Dean for Student Affairs and Adjunct Professor of Law at Dedman School of Law Years at SMU: Just began my 10th year. Favorite academic subject outside of your own: History Gryffindor, Slytherin, Hufflepuff, or Ravenclaw? http://www.allthetests.com/quiz30/quiz/1345079778/Gryffindor-Hufflepuff-Ravenclaw-or-Slytherin Took the test…It said You are in Ravenclaw! You’re a witty, unique, […]

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