Rebecca Quinn, Columnist, rquinn@smu.edu

A week without a phone


There is something strangely freeing and yet immensely frightening about being out of contact with the outside world.  It may be a cliché observation, but  it is difficult to deny the overwhelming metamorphosis society has undergone in the last decade under th... More »

Explore Texas


Returning from a seven-month jaunt in Europe has left me with a lot of great stories to tell, most of which involve weekend travel.  Cheap options like Ryan Air, Easy Jet, and train travel made weekends in cities like Paris and Rome both accessible and afforda... More »

Summer approaches


Summer is fast approaching. I can taste it on the tip of my tongue. Every time a warm breeze passes by me, or a certain song comes up, on my iTunes shuffle, I can feel it coming. While the triggers for summer’s senses are different for everyone, one thing is f... More »

Revisiting etiquette


As you may or may not know, I am the host of “Miss Manners,” a weekly radio program that airs Wednesday at 11 p.m. on KPNI. Being a radio hostess is not the easiest job in the world, but it certainly is entertaining. Indeed, I have already experienced a few up... More »