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Meredith Carey


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Movies to see this summer

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'Tis the season for blockbuster movies. The scariest horror films, best action movies, and biggest remakes always seem to hit the screen in the summer. More »

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Voice star chats with ‘The Daily Campus’

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If you are a fan of The Voice you may recognize Melanie Martinez from her haunting rendition of “Toxic” in Season 3. Now, she’s taking the music industry by storm. The 19-year-old stopped by Dallas for a concert on Sunday, singing her hit “Dollhouse” and “Caro... More »

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Meadows Dance Concert showcases contemporary creativity

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Wednesday marked the start of the SMU Fall Dance Concert series, which lasts through Sunday. The show, which showcases student dancers across years, featured four innovative contemporary works, including the premiere of SMU faculty member Christopher Dolder’s ... More »

Local ‘Stangs speaks out about voting

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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 ... More »

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Best thrift shops for Hallow’s Eve costumes

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Don’t worry. If you’re feeling panicked about your Halloween costume or have decided not to go the slutty insert-a-profession-here direction, there are plenty of spots in Dallas ripe for the picking. They’re called thrift shops and they’re here to rescue you f... More »

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Collaboration space opens in Expressway Towers

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Think tank. Idea lab. Startup generator. SMU’s newest creative space is so open to interpretation that it has nearly 10 descriptors listed on the wall but there’s only one name you need to know: the CUBE. Open since October 17, suite 600 in Expressway Towers h... More »

ACL Weekend Two brings same charisma but more rain

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Some Austin City Limits artists may have recycled their outfits for round two of the Fall Break favorite but the music sounded just as good. The weather didn’t quite hold up, turning Zilker Park into a veritable mud pit. Once the slipping and sliding was over,... More »

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Virginia Snider, Then and Now

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I lived in Virginia-Snider for one year, back when it was scholar-specific community, back when we had classes in our dorm and back when one year was enough to fulfill the on-campus residency requirement. I’d like to say that we pioneered the commons with a fa... More »