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Halle Levitt

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Pigskin Revue never fails to amaze

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For the last 81 years, the Friday night before homecoming bring students, faculty and alumni together in McFarlin Auditorium to celebrate homecoming and the SMU spirit at the Pigskin Revue. This year’s theme was “Dynamic Duos.” “The show has always highlighted... More »

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Get Ready for Homecoming with Pigskin Revue

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An 81-year SMU tradition carries on tomorrow night in McFarlin Auditorium. The Pigskin Revue, an annual vaudeville show, is held every year on the Friday night before homecoming. Past performers at the event include Cheryl Tiegs, Jerry Lee Lewis, Bob Hope and ... More »

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Muggles can be feminists too

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On one of the first truly cold days of the year 30 SMU students from all years huddled in the classroom of the Ware Residential Commons. The room was cozy as students sat on the floor lining the walls. The energy in the room was lively as the discussion carrie... More »

Fashion designer Oscar de la Renta dead at 82

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The fashion world is in mourning. At 82 years old, designer Oscar de la Renta, passed away Oct. 20, due to complications from cancer. He spent half a century dressing women the way they deserve to be dressed in haute couture. Often described as the “sultan of ... More »

Let it go

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Sundays at SMU are usually pretty quiet around campus, especially after a big Saturday with a boulevard and game against Cincinnati. Most students spend their Sundays doing their homework, laundry, or resting up for the week ahead. That was the vibe around the... More »

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Giddy up ‘Stangs: Students, staff comment on ride service

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It’s 2 a.m. and SMU is dark. It’s also cold. It’s December and many students can be found in the library making the final sprint to winter break. Lauren Mensing has been sitting outside of Fondren Library for 20 minutes, waiting for Giddy Up to pick her up and... More »

A workout for your brain

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Did you know that as an SMU student you have access to the top tech toys on campus? The Deason Innovation Gym located in Caruth Hall is a 1200 sq. ft, space designed to facilitate undergraduates in completing projects. It is also open to students from other sc... More »

Lyle Engineering School is Calling All Women

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What do top model Karlie Kloss, Emmy nominated writer, producer, actress Mindy Kaling and the SMU Lyle School of Engineering have in common? All are trying to get girls involved in the tech and engineering world. Kloss and Kaling are both involved with Girls W... More »