Deep Ellum: The Neighborhood that Refuses to Die

May 15, 2011 · 3 Comments 

The community of Deep Ellum is working to bring the history rich neighborhood back to its once vibrant state. Although the neighborhood has been plagued by crime and desolation in the past, it is returning to its roots.

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PHOTO SLIDESHOW: Students Begin Preparing for Finals

May 3, 2011 · Comments Off 

Finals week is upon us and students can be seen in Fondren Library cramming. With classes ending May 2 and no reading days, students started studying for their finals which start May 4. Check out what Fondren, and most of campus, will be looking like for the rest of the week.

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Tina Brown’s Tate Lecture Cancelled

May 2, 2011 · 3 Comments 

Tina Brown, editor of Newsweek and the founder of The Daily Beast, is unable to travel to Dallas for the lecture because of breaking news on the death of Osama bin Laden. The lecture will be rescheduled and announced soon.

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SMU Rides: On the Road to Success

April 29, 2011 · Comments Off 

SMU Rides has undergone substantial changes in the past year. The program, run by the APO service fraternity, provides free transportation back to campus on Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights.

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Author Robin Oliveira Comes to SMU

April 26, 2011 · 1 Comment 

On Thursday, around 65 students and faculty stopped by the Hughes Trigg Ballroom, for a bit of lunch and learning with author Robin Oliveira. The Friends of the SMU Libraries invited her to campus to promote her first book entitled, “My Name is Mary Sutter”. It is a historical fiction novel that details a nurse’s life during the American Civil War.

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VIDEO: Dallas Housing Market Sees Slow Decline in Sales

April 26, 2011 · 1 Comment 

Many areas have continued to struggle with the state of the economy and the housing market is no exception. According to the National Association of Realtors, previously occupied home sales have decreased since February 2010. On average, sales fell an estimated five percent across the country but Dallas has seen something different.

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Dallas Celebrates Its First Earth Day

April 24, 2011 · Comments Off 

Hundreds of non-profits, corporations and civic partners came out to support environmental awareness at Earth Day with demonstrations, freebies and information on how to be more eco-friendly. If you missed the event check out our video and photo slideshow of vendors and activities at the 2011 Earth Day.

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Graduates Worried About Health Insurance: You May Be Covered

April 20, 2011 · 2 Comments 

One year after the passing of the Affordable Care Act, students in the graduating class of 2011 will be the first to secure health insurance under new conditions set forth by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Still, there are questions about how and exactly who is eligible for coverage after graduation.

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Dallas Mayoral Candidates Debate Issues at SMU

April 19, 2011 · 1 Comment 

Former Police Chief David Kunkle, Council member Ron Natinsky, businessman Edward Okpa and former Pizza Hut CEO Mike Rawlings took part in the one-hour debate at SMU’s Hughes-Trigg Theater.

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Campus Event: VSA’s Family Outing

April 18, 2011 · Comments Off 

Free this Tuesday? Head out to Family Night, hosted by the Vietnamese Student Associations from SMU, UTD and UTA. Admission is free and attendees will learn how to make a traditional Vietnamese spring roll.

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