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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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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VIDEO: Ke$ha Comes to SMU

April 29, 2011 · Comments Off 

Ke$ha performed in Moody Coliseum before an audience of glittered SMU students and Dallasites Thursday night.

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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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Taco Shops on the Rise in East Dallas

April 27, 2011 · 1 Comment 

Taco centric restaurants are popping up in the East Dallas area. Customers say the relaxed atmosphere, patio space, and delicious, cheap tacos are a driving force for the taco trend.

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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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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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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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