The Futon app is a mobile app created for roommates to simplify tasks and alleviate common living-related issues. Functions include a bill splitting feature, a messaging system, calendars, a location option, shared lists, and reminders.
Online dating has been around for years, but a recent development has extended the joys of virtual dating, with more casual intent, to younger generations. I’m talking about Tinder, of course, an app based purely off of physical attraction and cliché ice breakers.
On April 26 and 27, Earth Day Texas will host 800 organizations and businesses at Fair Park to raise environmental awareness with 60,000 attendees. The event is free to the public.
Both SMU women’s and men’s polo teams won their respective divisions at the 2014 USPA Regional Polo Championships March 23, advancing them to Collegiate Polo’s Final Four, the National Collegiate Polo Championship for the top four polo teams in the country, that will be held on April 9-12 at the ERG arena in Brookshire, Texas.
This summer, SMU will offer up its main campus and Plano campus to almost thirty different camps and programs in six different categories, providing kids and teenagers in the Dallas and surrounding areas the opportunity to explore their academic, athletic and artistic interests.
SMU is halfway through RecycleMania, a two month-long collegiate competition in the US and Canada that takes place every February 1 through March 31. So far, participation has been high and the rate of recycling has increased by 20 percent in just one month.
In this day and age, readers realistically only have time to dedicate five minutes to the daily news. News junkies Danielle Weisberg and Carly Zakin developed theSkimm email newsletter to offer its audience a simplified account of top news and inform readers on-the-go in a fast, fun way.
The Embrey Human Rights Program presents Triumph of the Spirit Award worth $25,000 that will be given to a person who has dedicated his or her life to social justice and human rights issues on a local, national or global scale. A related award worth $5,000 will be given to a human rights defender specifically in the Dallas-Fort Worth region.
Michael Duffy, best-selling author and Deputy Managing Editor of TIME Magazine, was featured at Perkins School of Theology’s annual Public Life/ Personal Faith Lecture and Colloquium at SMU on Friday morning to discuss his NYT Bestseller and the role of the infamous preacher Billy Graham in the White House.
SMU student collaborates with tech-savvy friend to create Syncademic, a one-stop website that compares different colleges’ breaks.