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This year, let’s do better than lawn displays

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The recent controversy over the ability of campus groups to place displays on Dallas Hall Lawn proved itself much ado about next to nothing. I don’t know why SMU decided to move all displays from Dallas Hall Lawn to MoMac Park. Perhaps administration officials... More »

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Trump fails all Americans with Charlottesville response

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Embed from Getty Images “I am large…I contain multitudes.” That’s Walt Whitman, singing a vision of America that is diverse, paradoxical and unshakably unified in its regard for the equality and beauty of every human being. The America recently on display in C... More »

How I found my home in SMU’s J-School

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I was sitting in a ballroom with a bunch of strangers. It was the summer of 2013. It was the day of my student orientation luncheon during AARO. It was also the day I was told something, that at the time, I thought was completely absurd: “Southern Methodist Un... More »

SMU community responds to op-ed

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An April 20 opinion editorial signed by 22 faculty members calling an organization biased for the way it markets a student trip to Israel has elicited strong responses from the SMU community. Passages, sponsored by the Philos Project and the Museum of the Bibl... More »

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100 days of Trump: the world still exists

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April 29 marks the end of President Trump’s first 100 days in office. Immediately after the election, many people felt sure that Trump’s presidency would bring about the onset of WWIII, a loss of all function in the government and the destruction of civil righ... More »