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Club Dada showcases student’s writing

Sophomore Susan Sides will take part in the Arts and Letters Live “Hot Newcomers” series at 8 p.m. Wednesday at Club Dada.

The club, located at 2720 Elm St., will feature the English and psychology double major, who will read her short story “Things with Big Human Eyes.”

Arts and Letters Live has showcased 240 regional, national and international writers. “Hot Newcomers” was created to highlight the talents of creative writing students in the North Texas area.

Kissinger visits SMU campus

The Hilltop will once again be the scene for a speech from a prominent figure from America’s past.

Former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger will be the keynote speaker at a “Ethical and Moral Dimensions of America’s War on Terrorism” 1 to 5:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Hughes-Trigg Student Center Theatre. The conference is being presented by the Cary M. Maguire Center for Ethics and Public Responsibility and the John Goodwin Tower Center for Political Studies in the Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences.

The conference is not open to the general public, but the media may attend. At 2:45 p.m., Kissinger will hold a news conference in Hughes-Trigg Student Center Promenade Room B. Media should be in place 10 minutes prior to the event. For more information, contact SMU News and Information at (214) 768-7654.

Alumni return with words of wisdom

Social sciences majors may not always know where to look for jobs, but a new panel discussion may help them with that process.

Social and behavioral science alumni will discuss jobs, careers and how they prepared for their chosen field. The lecture will take place at 5 p.m. on Wednesday at the Hughes-Trigg Varsity.

Students majoring in anthropology, economics, psychology, political science, international studies or sociology are encouraged to attend.

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