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Jehadu Abshiro


Performers take the Boulevard

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From Jazz to film to open mic, the Dallas Hall Lawn was filled with students participating in all forms of art Thursday. The BoulevART, a day-long art fair with over 20 groups performing, was a student-planned and funded Meadows event that took place Thursday,... More »

Students compete in bodybuilding contest

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The 18th annual Mr. and Ms. SMU competition took place in the lower level of the Hughes-Trigg Student Center Tuesday. Senior finance and economics major Daniel Trombley won Mr. SMU and junior mechanical engineering major Michelle Kim won Ms. SMU. “The purpose ... More »

Lyle begins datacenter systems degree

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SMU will offer a new master’s degree in datacenter systems engineering in fall 2014. A typical student would have a bachelor of science in an engineering discipline, computer science or one of the quantitative sciences or mathematics. “This is a multidisciplin... More »

The sneaker bubble

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Nikes, Jordan’s, Lebron’s. The lines for shoes like these can wrap around a street block, but the growing sneaker industry faces tough challenges. More »

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New way for students to gossip

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“I wake up and immediately read last night’s Yik Yaks like it’s the newspaper,” a Yik Yak user posted on the app. Yik Yak, an anonymous Twitter-styled app, has gain popularity across college campuses in the United States. The app, released by 23-year-old Furma... More »

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Medieval studies professor honored with writings

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A collection of multi-color origami cranes dangle over director of medieval studies Bonnie Wheeler’s desk. A variety of books sit on a filled bookshelf. In a corner by her door, two academic regalia robes hang on a coat hanger. There is a blue book, a festschr... More »

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Senate starts task force for Hughes Trigg face lift

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The Hughes-Trigg Student Center might be getting a face lift in time for its 30th anniversary. Student Senate formed a task forced focused on renovating the student center, after passing legislation last September. Student Senate’s Student Center Renovation Ta... More »

Outside the bubble: venues for your graduation party

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It’s April 2. That means summer will be here in a little over a month and for seniors it means graduation. You survived the Hilltop, so graduation is an excellent reason to have a party. If you plan on having an engagement party, some of this options are great... More »