High Price

May 3, 2011 · 2 Comments 

Dallas County Commissioner, John Wiley Price, has lived a life of controversy. As one of the most recognizable figures in Dallas, Price is an enigma all to himself. Kyle Spencer talks to him one on one.

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Locals Gather at Former President Bush’s Home to Celebrate Bin Laden’s Death

May 1, 2011 · 134 Comments 

SMU students and other Dallasites held posters Sunday night in front of former President George W. Bush’s home in Dallas thanking him for his dedication to the country after news of Osama bin Laden’s death hit the news.

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Dalai Lama To Receive SMU Honorary Degree

April 27, 2011 · Comments Off 

The Dalai Lama will give a speech and receive an honorary degree during the SMU Hart Global Leaders Forum on May 9 in McFarlin Auditorium. The spiritual leader of Tibet and Nobel laureate will speak to an audience of about 2,500, mostly high school students, SMU students and faculty.

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GLBT Job Expo Returns To SMU

April 27, 2011 · Comments Off 

In a move to bring diversity to the workplace, the Office of Diversity at SMU’s Cox School of Business is hosting the 2011 GLBT Job Expo. The Job Expo, organized by the Resource Center Dallas and the North Texas GLBT Chamber of Commerce, will be from 2 to 6 p.m. on April 27 in the ballroom of Hughes-Trigg Student Center.

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SMU To Host 2011 Armed Forces Bowl

April 23, 2011 · Comments Off 

The Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl returns to SMU on Dec.30 for the second year in a row. The game will be televised on ESPN. Last year 36,742 watched Army top SMU 16-14.

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Moody Foundation Donates $20 Million To Renovate, Expand Coliseum

April 20, 2011 · Comments Off 

SMU received a donation from the Moody Foundation to improve conditions at Moody Coliseum. The project, which is slated to cost $40 million, will include new seating—premium and courtside retractable seating for students. The entry lobby and concourses will be renovated and office suites, locker rooms and restrooms will be upgraded, according to the plans.

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Meadows Benefit Concert Celebrates Music of Leonard Bernstein

April 19, 2011 · Comments Off 

SMU’s Meadows School of the Arts will present its 18th annual concert at the Meyerson tonight. The event, which features all four of the schools ensembles, will benefit student scholarships for the Meadows Scholars program.

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SBS To Celebrate Environment With Barefoot Festival

April 15, 2011 · Comments Off 

Students for a Better Society’s Barefoot on the Boulevard kicks off Saturday at noon. The event is jammed packed with musical performances, free food, vendors, activities and most of it is free. The event also features a raffle to benefit Texas Campaign for the Environment.

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Cox Falls Short in Latest Business School Rankings

April 12, 2011 · Comments Off 

SMU’s Cox Graduate School of Business full-time MBA program dropped eight spots to 57 in the latest national rankings of the best business schools in the country. In-state, the University of Texas at Austin McCombs School of Business ranked 17, Texas A&M ranked 32. Rice’s business school was ranked 34 and the University of Texas at Dallas was ranked 40.

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Karzai Tells Bush Institute Conference Afghan Women’s Rights Gains Will Be Maintained

April 3, 2011 · 1 Comment 

Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai spoke via satellite Thursday as part of a two-day conference promoting human rights and women’s economic opportunities hosted by the Bush Institute, the policy arm of the George W. Bush Presidential Center, and held at SMU’s James M. Collins Executive Education Center.

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