Opinion Blog: ‘Glee’ Creator Causes Grief

April 15, 2011 · Comments Off 

Posted by Joey Richardson

No one should tell musicians, poets or artists what to do with their songs, poems or paintings. Ryan Murphy, the creator of the inexplicably popular show Glee, never got that memo. Who made him king of all things music?

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Opinion Blog: omg, txt shrth& n dxNre

April 13, 2011 · 1 Comment 

Posted By Natalie Posgate

Last month, the words “OMG” and “LOL” were added to the Oxford English Dictionary. Who knew that certain shorthand words associated with text messaging would officially become a part of the English language.

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Opinion Blog: On the University of Connecticut Bandwagon

April 8, 2011 · Comments Off 

Posted by Austin Reed

In the year 2011, an old foe has risen out of the rubble that was the nation’s collective March Madness brackets, those infamous Huskies of the University of Connecticut. 

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Opinion Blog: Is Obama losing steam?

April 6, 2011 · Comments Off 

Posted by Samantha Verrill

Was President Obama too informal about his formal statement to run for the presidency on Monday? Though many were caught up in the change Obama spoke of last election it may take more than a two-minute video to get everyone re-interested.

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Campus Life Blog: Best of Webcomics, Part Two

April 5, 2011 · Comments Off 

Posted by Elena Harding

I have discovered a few more webcomics since the first post that warrant a second one.

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Big D Blog: Finding Cheap Gas

March 28, 2011 · 3 Comments 

Posted By Felicia Logan

With gas prices on the rise, drivers are looking for ways to save, particularly students. Currently, the average gas price in Dallas is $3.46 per gallon. Check out my list of websites that help you find the cheapest gas near you.

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Campus Life Blog: Study Breaks

March 24, 2011 · Comments Off 

Posted By Elena Harding

After the fun and sun of spring break, concentrating on school work can be difficult. When you feel your mind start to wander, take a small break and then renew your efforts. I think that method is more effective than trying to force yourself to stay on track until your task is finished.

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Campus Life Blog: E. coli Found on Shopping Carts

March 8, 2011 · 1 Comment 

Posted by Elena Harding

Researchers form the University of Arizona’s department of soil, water and environmental science tested 85 shopping carts in grocery store parking lots. Half the carts tested had E. coli on them and more than 70 percent had coliforms.

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Campus Life Blog: Handguns on Campus

March 3, 2011 · 3 Comments 

Posted by Elena Harding

Tuesday, a Texas bill that would allow people with a concealed handgun license to carry a gun on college grounds was referred to Homeland Security and Public Safety. It is tailored for community colleges and would not affect schools like SMU.

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Campus News Blog: Texas DPS Warns Spring Breakers Not to Travel to Mexico

March 1, 2011 · Comments Off 

Posted by Aida Ahmed

Just a heads up for students who delete SMU mass e-mails without reading them: the Texas Department of Safety is urging all Texas spring breakers to avoid all travel to Mexico. SMU forwarded students the official notice from the DPS Tuesday afternoon, with spring break less than two weeks away.

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