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Patricia Davis. (Courtesy of LinkedIn)

Former SMU professor settles lawsuit

November 9, 2014 at 4:33 pm 0 comments

According to an article by The Dallas Morning News, former Perkins School of Theology professor Patricia Davis settled her lawsuit against the University in which she alleged she was fired for reporting sexual harassment and improper conduct by Rick Halperin, director of the Embrey Human Rights Program. Davis filed the […]

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Unknown patriot honors SMU veterans

November 9, 2014 at 4:22 pm 0 comments

By Christina Myers

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Faculty Senate discusses UC, Capital Campaign

Faculty Senate discusses UC, Capital Campaign

November 6, 2014 at 11:26 pm 0 comments

The Faculty Senate met Wednesday afternoon for its normal meeting and to hear a presentation about the Capital Campaign from Vice President for Development and External Affairs Brad Cheves and a presentation about the University Curriculum (UC) from Associate Dean Peter Moore. The Second Century Campaign began Sept. 12, 2008 […]

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Students give new meaning to “hanging out” on campus

Students give new meaning to “hanging out” on campus

November 6, 2014 at 10:20 pm 0 comments

Life for the typical college student is often synonymous with stress. However, in the midst of balancing academics, work and a social life, SMU sophomore Jacqui Jacoby has discovered how to achieve a state of relaxation most college students would envy. For over a year, Jacoby has been hanging out […]

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Big iDeas contest winners announced

Big iDeas contest winners announced

November 6, 2014 at 10:17 pm 0 comments

By: Caroline Mendes Eleven winners have been announced for the grand prize at the Engaged Learning Big iDeas Pitch Contest held Oct. 31. More than 40 students participated in the contest. The Big iDeas Contest offers a platform for students to share their one-of-a-kind proposals in hopes of winning $1,500 […]

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Kathleen Bennett, Hunter McConnell, Synthia Green, Derek George and Kamen Casey at a read through. Courtesy of SMUST Twitter.

SMU Student Theatre gives students opportunities to direct plays

November 6, 2014 at 8:28 pm 0 comments

Imagine spending your entire life trapped in a cage that is only a few feet taller and wider than you are. You can’t travel outside of the cage. You have to wait for meals to be brought to you. You must do what you are told. If someone else is […]

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Virginia Snider Residents to Attend “Rock the Vote” as a Commons

November 5, 2014 at 6:10 pm 0 comments

This Monday, Nov. 10, members of the Virginia Snider Commons are invited to join their fellow residents to walk over to Moody Colosseum for the annual Rock the Vote Homecoming Week event. Tiffs Treats will be provided for all who join us in showing our support for VS in the […]

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Local ‘Stangs speaks out about voting

Local ‘Stangs speaks out about voting

November 5, 2014 at 6:06 pm 0 comments

Voting in the general elections may be a few days away, but there is still plenty to be done in the meantime. We asked a few Texas Mustangs why they would be voting in the congressional and gubernatorial races on November 4. “I vote because it allows me enter the […]

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Georgia Republican U.S. Senate candidate David Perdue, center, celebrates with supporters at his election night party, Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

Republicans take control of the Senate

November 4, 2014 at 11:55 pm 0 comments

Resurgent Republicans captured control of the U.S. Senate Tuesday night in elections that are projected to complicate President Barack Obama’s final two years in office. The Republican Senate leader, Mitch McConnell, held onto his seat in a hard-fought race with Democratic challenger Alison Lundergan Grimes in Kentucky. McConnell focused relentlessly […]

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Dallas County Democrats celebrate their victories

Dallas County Democrats celebrate their victories

November 4, 2014 at 11:29 pm 0 comments

While Texas followed tradition by electing Republican candidate Greg Abbott for governor this election, the Dallas Country Democrats celebrated their local victories tonight. Final tallies according to the Dallas County Elections show that while Davis may have been defeated on a state level, she won 54% of voters across Dallas […]

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