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A ghost in the stacks? Probably not.

October 30, 2014 at 9:43 pm 0 comments

Stories of the ghost of Umphrey Lee once haunted the student population at SMU, but now that story has become a thing of the past.

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Belo Endowed Chair of Journalism Tony Pederson introduced each speaker on the panel. Photo credit: Natalie Yezbick

SMU’s best political minds give election predictions

October 30, 2014 at 8:43 pm 0 comments

Three of Southern Methodist University’s top political minds gave their election predictions Thursday at a Faculty Club luncheon entitled, “Election Day and Beyond: Blue Skies or Storm Clouds.” Dedman College Professor of Political Science Cal Jillson, Dedman College Professor of Political Science Dennis Simon and Meadows School of the Arts Professor […]

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Will Republican nominee Hawk unseat current District Attorney Watkins?

October 30, 2014 at 8:25 pm 0 comments

The District Attorney’s contest is one of the most anticipated matchups on the Dallas County Ballot. Republican nominee Susan Hawk is trying to unseat two-term District Attorney Craig Watkins. Watkins was inaugurated in January of 2007. He was the first African-American in Texas elected to the position. He touts a […]

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Wiksten appointed associate vice president for operational excellence for OE2C

October 30, 2014 at 4:16 pm 0 comments

Julie Wiksten has been named the new associate vice president for operational excellence for the Operational Excellence for the Second Century (OE2C) project, SMU announced Thursday. Wiksten will oversee committees and the work being done in the OE2C project and will work with OE2C project coordinators Bill Detwiler and Julie […]

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Ramon Trespalacios, SMU Student Senate President, working on masters in business analytics

Humans of SMU

October 29, 2014 at 7:28 pm 0 comments

Humans of SMU is a new reoccurring project created by SMU Live reporters designed to capture the true character of SMU’s campus. Each passerby has a story to tell and often these tales go unnoticed. This project hopes to capture a snapshot of the daily lives of those on campus […]

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Dating and domestic violence appears on college campuses

October 28, 2014 at 9:35 pm 0 comments

A man pulled a woman’s motionless body out of an Atlantic City casino elevator after knocking her unconscious. The man was former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice and the woman was Rice’s wife Janay Rice. At the time, the two were engaged. They became married after the surveillance footage […]

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SMU neighbors speak out

SMU neighbors speak out

October 28, 2014 at 9:22 pm 0 comments

A sign about two feet tall with big bold red letters reads: “Drive like your children live here.” It’s planted in the grass inches away from the curb on Bush Avenue and Sewanee Avenue. The home behind it belongs to the Tyler’s – a family of four with two young […]

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Why don’t you read me?

October 28, 2014 at 8:50 pm 0 comments

SMU student Sarah Hurley loves a good read with her lunch. That’s why she always picks up a copy of SMU’s newspaper The Daily Campus. Hurley is a junior English major and reads the student paper so she can keep up with the news and events that happen on campus. […]

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Sobriety Society: The truth behind sobriety on SMU’s campus

October 28, 2014 at 8:23 pm 0 comments

BOOM. BOOM. BOOM. The bass from the cluster of boulevard tents on the Dallas Hall lawn was so loud the ground was practically shaking. On a Saturday in October, students, faculty and alumni alike packed the boulevard tents to escape the heat and gorge themselves on free food and booze. […]

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Ware enjoys its First-Annual ‘Oktober-fest’

Ware enjoys its First-Annual ‘Oktober-fest’

October 28, 2014 at 8:11 pm 0 comments

On October 4, Ware Residential Commons enjoys its first annual ‘Oktober-fest’ in the Ware Quad with a root beer keg, a huge soccer shaped jumping house, exciting Jenga competition, hilarious “Pie-Your RA” station and a ton of fun! Print PDF

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