McDonald’s Corp. Holds National Hiring Day

May 9, 2011 · Comments Off 

McDonald’s Corp. held its first national hiring day on April 19, hoping to hire 50,000 new employees across the United States. In an effort to keep up with increased business and new menu additions that require more employees, they felt this was the perfect opportunity.

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SHIFT Magazine: Amber Venz Brings Her Personal Style to the Web and to the Shops

May 3, 2011 · Comments Off 

  By Rachael Mackin rmackin@smu.edu As Amber Venz got out of the cab outside of The Capitale in New York City, I immediately felt underdressed. She was wearing an enormous grey and white mink coat, sky-high stilettos and a translucent cream minidress she had made herself. The invitation to Patty Fields’ Fashion Week party specifically [...]

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SHIFT Magazine: Style Goes Viral

May 3, 2011 · Comments Off 

  By Rachael Mackin rmackin@smu.edu The world of high fashion used to be the exclusive playground of the rich and famous. Fashion week represented a time for designers to present their latest collections to the most elite members of the fashion community. But since the presence of bloggers has expanded so much in the past [...]

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SHIFT Magazine: Millennials Take on the Workforce

May 3, 2011 · 1 Comment 

  By Stephanie Collins spcollins@smu.edu Mitch Goodman is similar to any other Millennial. He is a young professional who landed his first job right out of college at American Airlines, where he works as a yield analyst. As a 24-year-old employee, Goodman takes every opportunity to learn new methods of doing things at work and [...]

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SHIFT Magazine: Memoirs of a Drag Queen

May 2, 2011 · Comments Off 

Joe Hoselton, a graduate admissions coordinator at SMU, also headlines as the famous Jenna Skyy, a Friday night drag performer at Station 4’s Rose Room and host of Gay Bingo Dallas every Sunday at the same club.

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SHIFT Magazine: Dallas Runs in Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon

May 2, 2011 · Comments Off 

Now an art director at Core Group Advertising in Dallas, Childers, 23, who also coaches a junior Olympic volleyball team in Dallas, admits training for and competing in Sunday’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon was, at first, a hellish experience.

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Teen Pregnancy in Dallas

April 29, 2011 · 1 Comment 

Teen birth rates in the United States have dropped about 40 percent over the past 20 years, according to the Guttmacher Institute, but Texas ranks third in the nation, according to a 2009 study by the Center of Disease Control and Prevention, with 60.7 percent of teens giving birth between ages 15 to 19.

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Dallas Coffee Shops a Friend to Local Artists

April 29, 2011 · Comments Off 

Coffee shops across Dallas seem to be adopting an eclectic atmosphere and drawing on local artists to create an environment which encourages community and inspires customers to grab another cup of joe.

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50 Years of Six Flags Over Texas

April 29, 2011 · Comments Off 

Six Flags Over Texas – the first of its kind in the country – recently opened its gates for the season, and will be celebrating its 50th anniversary throughout 2011.

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SHIFT Magazine: Young Entrepreneur Gives Back, One Bead at a Time

April 28, 2011 · Comments Off 

Elizabeth Carlock started making and designing jewelry as a hobby 10 years ago and with the help of family and friends it has become her career. As she began her freshman year at Highland Park High School, Carlock grew more involved in working with local charities and was inspired to use her jewelry as a way to raise money for those in need.

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