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Rachel Gorgol


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Four things to take away from GOP Super Tuesday

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The GOP is more torn than ever after Donald Drumpf dominated Super Tuesday winning seven states. And Marco Rubio’s chances are appearing to fade as Ted Cruz continues to push after his three victories. With Super Tuesday behind us and the next GOP debate in le... More »

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Yeezus welcomes a Saint

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It’s official! The singer of “I am a God” had a Saint. Kim and Kanye’s newborn son has officially been named Saint West. Kim Kardashian West tweeted “SAINT WEST” accompanied by a series of emojis representing her family on Dec. 7, just two days after the baby’... More »

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A student’s guide to OE2C

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As SMU jumps into its second century, big changes are coming to campus, but most of them are not apparent to SMU’s largest population: the student body. Operational Excellence for the 2nd Century, or OE2C, has been in action for the past 18 months, however mos... More »

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SMU’s Rick Halperin honored for human rights work

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Rick Halperin, director of SMU’s Embrey Human Rights program, is being recognized by the Dallas Peace and Justice Center on Thursday, Dec. 3 at the Annual Peace and Justice Maker Awards Dinner. He will receive a Lifetime Achievement Award for his work defendin... More »

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Inside the spirit of The Mustang Band

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You know them from their candy-striped suits and big band music, The Mustang Band represents one of SMU’s oldest traditions. It may be small, but the mighty group shatters the usual marching band stereotypes, according to Band Director Don Hopkins. “We are dif... More »

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RealTalk to host final events of the semester

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The Multicultural Student Affairs office is pushing the envelope with its monthly realTALK conversations. The realTALK program has two more events this semester. At 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 27 there will be a conversation about mass incarceration in the U.S... More »

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Viva America dances SMU into Hispanic Heritage Month

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Editor’s note, Oct. 19, 1:15 p.m.: This story has been updated throughout. Multiple dance groups took SMU on a diverse tour through some Latino countries and traditions at Viva America on Thursday. The event hosted by SMU’s Multicultural Student Affairs and Co... More »

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Viva America kicks off Hispanic Heritage Month

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Multicultural Student Affairs is kicking off Hispanic heritage month with Viva America, a night of music, dancing and free food. The event will begin at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 17, 2015 in Van Meter Plaza by the Residential Commons. Viva America is open to t... More »