Editorial Board

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Your first semester at college


During Academic Advising, Registration, and Orientation (AARO) week, students are assigned an academic advisor who will help plan out their upcoming year at SMU. The University Advising Center works with all incoming first-year and transfer students, regardles... More »

Task force recommendations a good start


The Task Force on Sexual Misconduct initiated by President R. Gerald Turner last fall released 41 recommendations Wednesday that seek to solve issues with reporting, communication, accountability and Title IX. The Daily Campus is generally pleased by their fin... More »

Short run pain, long run gain


On Monday night, SMU announced its logistics plan for the opening of the George W. Bush Presidential Library. When the administration designed its plan, it stressed three components: a safe and operational campus, on-campus student parking and car accessibilit... More »

Elite Daily greatly misrepresents SMU community


A recent article posted by Elite Daily, a publication that self-proclaims itself as the voice of Generation Y, calls SMU “the epicenter for young adult royalty.” It labels the university as an institution that thrives “on the competition that ensues over who h... More »

Potential for success in task force is limited


In light of the recent sexual assault cases at SMU, we at The Daily Campus are glad to see that President R. Gerald Turner is appointing a task force to deal with this pressing issue. We hope that the task force helps reform policy in a significant enough way ... More »

A look inside The Daily Campus


On page 1 of today’s issue, The Daily Campus reports the Sept. 4 indictment of SMU student Donald Samuel Cuba by a Dallas County grand jury. The story dates back to the early morning hours of Feb. 10, 2012, when Cuba allegedly sexually assaulted another SMU st... More »

Newsroom merger brings new goals, collaboration


It’s the start of a new semester and this fall is bringing a lot of changes for everyone. For freshmen it’s the beginning of your college career, an exciting new chapter in your life. For seniors it’s the beginning of a bittersweet last year, full of memories ... More »

ED BOARD:The Boulevard takes on a trashy disguise


The beautiful, tree-lined Boulevard is one of SMU’s many known aesthetically pleasing features. SMU’s grounds are always perfectly primped and primmed. From the moment anyone enters Bishop Boulevard, they are guaranteed to be overcome by the beauty and grace o... More »