The push for a more gender-neutral Homecoming results in progress.
Serving the SMU community in Student Senate for the past two years has made me passionate about SMU and making our campus the best it can be. That’s why I am so excited to run to be the next Student Body Vice President.
I am a sophomore from Atlanta, GA majoring in International Studies and Public Policy with minors in Spanish, History, Human Rights. In Senate I have served as a Pre-Major Senator the past two years, and on the Diversity and Inclusion Committee and the Organizations Committee. I had the opportunity to serve as Student Foundation’s Campus Events Committee Philanthropy chair in the craziness that was 2020. Through all of my leadership I have loved representing the student voice.
The SMU Daily Campus, SMU Look, and SMU-TV took home a total of 16 awards at the Texas Intercollegiate Press Association’s award ceremony, which recognizes excellence in student media from universities across the state.
In response to the recent shootings in Georgia, as well as the rise of anti-Asian violence across the U.S., the SMU Association of Asian and Pacific American Scholars and Allies calls on the community to stand in solidarity with the AAPI community.
Student Senator Wade Glover pens an open letter to the SMU community urging the university to implement a pass/fail option for fall 2020.
SMU Student Senate passed a bill calling for mental health days to be incorporated into the spring academic calendar. Student senators Adam Czarnik, Ana Paula Llenas, and Taylor Hipp wrote the legislation and make its case.
Student Foundation communicated a gender-neutral homecoming royalty policy, but reneged on it for the second straight year. SMU’s Human Rights Council wrote this letter in response demanding greater inclusion and diversity for future homecoming royalty policies.
Malvina Fahel is a freshman at SMU. She wrote down the advice she give students whether they’re from London or Dallas.
Sophomore Wade Glover shares his plan on how SMU might find a compromise with students to deliver the SMU experience while adhering to the University’s COVID-19 protocols.