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Genevieve Edgell

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Graduate student from India learning to love Dallas

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Short skirts, bland food and safe drivers are some of the most interesting differences international student Rajesh Kumar remembers encountering when he arrived in Dallas. Kumar, a second year graduate student from India, said his first meal in the U.S. was at... More »

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Early intervention may prevent dyslexia

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Two professors presented their research supporting an essential cure for dyslexia at this month’s Sampling Simmons luncheon, Curing Dyslexia: What is Possible, in Annette Caldwell Simmons Hall at noon on March 17, 2015. More »

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Registration for SMU Women’s Symposium is now open

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SMU Women’s Center is celebrating their 50th annual Women’s Symposium on Wednesday, March 4, 2015. The theme this year is We’ve Shaped Our History: Let’s Create Our Future! The Symposium’s keynote speaker is Lilly Ledbetter, a spokesperson for equal pay and wo... More »

Fake foods impact more than taste buds

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It can be found in Dallas-local Whole Foods Markets, ready to pile into a take-out box in the prepared food section. It looks, shreds, feels and tastes just like chicken, yet it is made up entirely of plants. It is Beyond Meat’s chicken-less tenders, an imitat... More »

Senate rejects stipend bill

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At Student Senate’s last meeting of the semester on April 15, the majority of Senate members denied a bill written by Student Body Vice President Jaywin Singh Malhi that proposed to award student body officers a stipend allocated from student senate funds. Mal... More »

Students diet for summer

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Besides Dedman Center becoming noticeably more crowded, students like Sydney Maners, sophomore and advertising major at SMU, are making changes to their eating habits as they get in shape for soaking up the sun. More »

Coffee houses that create study appeal

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With midterms flooding student schedules many find themselves sipping on numerous cups of coffee to keep up with all the work. Here are some of SMU student’s favorite go-to coffee shops for keeping up with the books off-campus. More »

Mac’s Place to close for renovations

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Beginning March 8, immediately after students leave for spring break, Mac’s Place will close and undergo remodeling. Construction on campus seems to be never ending, but SMU’s vision for a residential commons philosophy has driven many exciting projects includ... More »