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HILARY HIRSCHFELD


Student body leaders reflect, look ahead

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Each academic year, one student is selected to serve on the highest governing body of Southern Methodist University: the Board of Trustees. The Student Trustee has one vote in the 42 person board, just like any other. He or she represents the student perspecti... More »

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Newism: Because the “new” has never been hotter

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Claudia Vazquez buying a new nail polish. (SMU/Abril Murillo) She knows exactly what aisle she is looking for. She goes through the doors and turns right to aisle number 3. For someone who doesn’t use beauty products it would take a great amount of time to fin... More »

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LIVE: Bush Center coverage

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(Christopher Saul / The Daily Campus) Follow real-time coverage of the opening of the Bush Presidential Center on our BUSH PORTAL, our LIVE BLOG and our joint LIVE CHAT with DallasNews.com. More »

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Merritt Beck shares her stylish and successful journey

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“I’ve been adding a lot of red to my closet. Whenever I wear red, people tell me how good I look in it,” Merritt Beck says. She jokes, “It adds great contrast to my pale skin.” (Courtesy of The Style Scribe ) Merritt Beck’s favorite designers are Tibi, Theory,... More »

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Pentagon lifts ban on women in combat

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The 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division train on a firing range in September 2012. (Courtesy of AP) A former U.S. admiral and senior fellow in SMU’s Tower Center says last week’s lifting of the ban against women serving on the front lines of U.S. ... More »

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Clinton resilient in Senate Benghazi hearing

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Secretary of State Hillary Clinton spoke to the Senate Wednesday. (Courtesy of AP) Secretary of Defense Hillary Clinton sat before the Republican Senate Wednesday for her hearing on the Sept. 11 Benghazi terrorist attack that killed U.S. Ambassador Christopher... More »

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Artist Dale Chihuly leaves his mark at Arboretum

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The Chihuly exhibit at the Dallas Arboretum opened May 5. (Courtesy of Gangway Advertising) “A little bit overwhelming.” Little more can be said to describe the impact and energy the Dale Chihuly exhibit has brought to the Dallas Arboretum over the past five m... More »

The Daily Update: Friday, October, 19, 2012

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  A North Park shopper is carjacked – we’ve got details…the Boy Scouts of America are under fire after the release of a fifteen thousand page manifest detailing sexual misconduct. And the Mustangs rallied last night for a win against the Houston Cougars. All t... More »

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Cool down with these hot looks for summer

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1. Although long, maxi dresses can help beat the heat with their light fabrics that provide tons of airflow. They can also add a carefree style to your summer look. 2. For the more casual plans, crop tops are a great way to show off your summer tan. Pair the t... More »

Five minds come together for mobile appv

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“I wish I could just text a cab to come get us,” Trent Mervine said to Ryan Arndt during their freshman year in Boaz residence hall. As many SMU students know, the entire process of taking cabs is rather irritating. Between having to step out of your current l... More »

The Daily Update: Wednesday, April 18

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Today on the Daily Update, we discuss North Korea’s decision to break an agreement with the US to continue testing nuclear missiles, an update with the Secret Service prostitution scandal, a GSA Hearing, business mogul Warren Buffet has stage 1 prostate cancer... More »