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Faster FAFSA, please

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Ed Board hopes that everyone has turned in their FAFSA, because if you haven’t, then it’s too late. Yes, the deadline to apply for federal student aid was yesterday. The end of the spring semester always brings around this delightful application, which Ed Boar... More »

Here for the party

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The last day is upon us. Yes, today marks the last day of classes before reading days, finals and summer plans. We hope everyone has had a productive semester, with appropriate quantities of education and partying. Speaking of parties, don’t miss this afternoo... More »

Adderall or nothing

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April showers bring May flowers, and the next week will bring final exams and projects to the SMU campus. With any large amount of tests administered over a relatively short period of time, some students will try anything to improve their grades, including, bu... More »

Missing Mustangs?

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We’re sure everyone has seen the new erections on campus, the Collins Building, the Moody upgrade and possibly unseen, the new mustang statue in front of Moody Coliseum. Yes, as the semester draws to a close, final preparations are in place for next semester’s... More »

Ed Board looks back

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Only one week left in this semester … and Ed Board is excited. The end of a school year gives everyone a chance to reflect on the year that was: New buildings sprung up around every corner, success and heartbreak on the athletic fields, passionate performances... More »

Make the Wright choice…

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Ed Board is heartened to see that a senator from Nevada has taken the first step in what should be the end of the Wright Amendment. Yesterday’s edition of The Dallas Morning News reported that Republican Sen. John Ensign would introduce legislation that would ... More »

Cell phone critique

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Ed Board agrees: cell phones are awesome. Being able to get in contact with friends and family anytime and anywhere is incredibly convenient. However, cell phones have problems associated with them. The most apparent is the rapid collapse of common courtesy am... More »

Registration Rush

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By now, everyone should have registered or be in the process of registering for classes. If you haven’t started, well, Ed Board wishes you luck. Registration is always an entertaining time. Picking out classes that look easy, picking out classes that our frien... More »

A call to all partiers

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There are many different groups on campus, especially if one uses the number found on facebook. Ed Board would like to see that diversity continued in our chartered student organizations. We have the SMU Democrats, and the SMU branch of the Young Conservatives... More »

It’s Debate Time

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Ed Board loves debate. It’s the lifeblood of a free and efficient society. After all, who has found truth to be loser in an unfettered debate? Once a topic is discussed and debated, the public has a much clearer view of the truth, a better understanding of the... More »

Attack of the traffic posts

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How many of you could come up with 400 words about a relevant topic every day? Well, that’s what the members of Ed Board have to do on a regular basis. As the end of the semester approaches, our minds are drawn more and more to plans for the summer: internship... More »

Less than Sparkling

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Sunday’s second annual ring ceremony left some members of Ed Board thirsting for more. Literally. An otherwise smooth ceremony was marred by the lack of cups at the reception afterwards. We’ll get to that in a minute. The event was created to link past alumni ... More »