VIDEO: Will Dallas Follow Other Cities by Issuing a Smoking Ban in Public Parks?

May 11, 2011 · Comments Off 

After Dallas elects a new mayor, a smoking ban in parks may be one of the issues brought to the table. If the measure passes the city will join a growing list of cities nationwide that have passed the measure.

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VIDEO: Texas Law Helps Protect Football Players

May 9, 2011 · 1 Comment 

It’s no secret that Texas revolves around football, but new legislation is bringing it even more into the spotlight. Because of the high number of concussions on high school football fields, Texas House and Senate members have approved two measures that protect players.

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VIDEO: Is Yoga Straying Too Far From its Origins?

May 6, 2011 · 1 Comment 

Hot yoga, prenatal yoga, laughing yoga, even mouth yoga. Some Hindus are concerned that this ancient religious practice is straying too far from its origins.

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VIDEO: Student Loan Debt is Growing

May 6, 2011 · Comments Off 

This year, Pell Grant Funding is being cut by eight billion dollars. In addition to the cuts in Pell Grants, the federal government will no longer fund the Academic Competitiveness Grant or the Smart Grant. In Texas, state equalization grants will be cut by 30 percent. With all these cuts, loans become a necessity for students. Leaving many in debt right out of college.

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The Daily Update: Tuesday, May 3

May 3, 2011 · Comments Off 

The Daily Update: Tuesday, May 3 from SMUDailyMustang.com on Vimeo. The Dallas Love Field airport is getting a face lift. Education budget cuts may cause more students to apply for student loans, and The Daily Campus and The Daily Mustang are merging. Find out all this and more on your Daily Update.

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VIDEO: Students Gather at Mane Event

April 30, 2011 · Comments Off 

Students gathered on the main quad Friday to take a break before finals and enjoy the food and fun at this year’s fiesta themed Mane Event. From bounce houses and a mechanical bull to henna tattoos and caricatures, students had plenty of activities to choose from. Even Peruna made an appearance at the event.

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The Daily Update: Thursday, April 28

April 28, 2011 · Comments Off 

Obama released his birth certificate after rising criticism from “birthers.” Coverage for the Royal Wedding starts at 3 a.m. CDT tomorrow, and Ke$ha performs at Moody Coliseum tonight. Find out all this and more on today’s Daily Update.

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The Daily Update: Tuesday, April 26

April 26, 2011 · Comments Off 

Seven people are dead and at least 67,000 are without power after violent storms hit Arkansas this morning. Nissan is recalling nearly 196,000 sport utility vehicles in the U.S. And the NFL lockout has been lifted. Find out all this and more on your Daily Update.

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The Daily Update: Thursday, April 21

April 21, 2011 · Comments Off 

Two photojournalists are dead after covering the violence in Libya. Oil prices have skyrocketed to more than $111 a gallon. And a new cologne allows you to smell like your favorite breakfast food. All this and more on your Daily Update.

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The Daily Update: Tuesday, April 19

April 19, 2011 · Comments Off 

A 23-year-old exchange student is dead after being attacked in her dorm room. Her boyfriend witnessed it all via webcam. Wildfires continue to spread across Texas, and religious leaders are furious over Lady Gaga’s new single. All this and more on your Daily Update.

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