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Claire Kelley

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Meadows opens doors to four dean finalists

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Over the next three weeks, SMU will be hosting four finalists for consideration as the next dean of Meadows School of the Arts. The position is empty after Jose Bowen left to become Goucher’s College’s 11th president on July 1. Bowen was also a professor of mu... More »

Meet your first-year senators

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Polls for first-year senators closed Sept. 11 at 5 p.m., narrowing down the whopping pool of 26 candidates to five winners. The candidates began campaigning Sept. 9 with a budget of $50 each. Vivian Frederick, Gel Greene, Nick McLaughlin, Stuart Stanley and Ma... More »

Drake wins the battle against legendary Lil Wayne

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The Drake versus Lil Wayne tour made a stop at Fair Park’s Gexa Energy Pavillion Sunday. The concert was formatted like a rap battle between the two relationally close, but stylistically contrasting artists. Thirty-one-year-old rap legend and lyrical genius Li... More »

SMU Police arrest three men on campus Tuesday

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The SMU Police Department arrested three men around 6:00 a.m. Tuesday in front of Owen Arts Center on Bishop Boulevard. The men were stopped after someone reported that they were driving erratically then were held until Dallas Police arrived. Police observed a... More »

Tower Scholars Program gifted more than $4 million

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SMU has received donations totaling more than $4 million for its new Tower Scholars Program, an immersion experience for undergraduates in public policymaking through the John Goodwin Tower Center for Political Studies. Highland Capital Management L.P. contrib... More »

Celebrities are more than their stolen nudes

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If you’ve been anywhere but trapped in a remote cave in the depths of the rainforest, you’ve heard about or seen some female celebrities’ nude photos that were stolen from iCloud and posted online Sunday. The Daily Campus’s Olivia Nguyen expressed her reaction... More »

National Preparedness Month begins this month

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September is National Preparedness Month, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, during which SMU will strive to inform students about how best to respond to potentially dangerous campus emergencies. All month long, students, faculty and staff ... More »

Starting traditions for years to come

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Friday’s Residential Commons (RC) Olympics promises to be an entertaining and spirited competition between on-campus residents. But this event isn’t the only tradition being formed this year at SMU. With the introduction of the RC system comes several new riva... More »

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American Cancer Society Recognizes SMU Student

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SMU student Katie Schaible was recognized Tuesday by the American Cancer Society for raising more money for the organization than any high school or college student with a final count of more than $32,000. During last year’s Relay for Life (RFL), Schaible was ... More »