Deep Ellum: The Neighborhood that Refuses to Die

May 15, 2011 · 3 Comments 

The community of Deep Ellum is working to bring the history rich neighborhood back to its once vibrant state. Although the neighborhood has been plagued by crime and desolation in the past, it is returning to its roots.

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Dalai Lama Visits SMU, Receives Honorary Degree

May 9, 2011 · Comments Off 

His Holiness the Dalai Lama received a Doctor of Humane Letters and discussed democracy and responsibility May 9 in McFarlin Auditorium. The SMU stop is part of a five-state visit to the United States.

Missed the monumental visit from his Holiness the Dalai Lama? Check out our video and photo slideshow.

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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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INTERACTIVE MAP: Search Crime on Campus and in Your Neighborhood

May 4, 2011 · Comments Off 

Attending college in an urban jungle like Dallas means SMU students can encounter crime ranging from third-rate mischief to life-threatening attacks. Explore our Light of Day crime portal, fueled by Google Fusion maps, to zoom in and out to find the most common crimes in your area. Also check out The Daily Campus for more Light of Day coverage.

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PHOTO SLIDESHOW: Students Begin Preparing for Finals

May 3, 2011 · Comments Off 

Finals week is upon us and students can be seen in Fondren Library cramming. With classes ending May 2 and no reading days, students started studying for their finals which start May 4. Check out what Fondren, and most of campus, will be looking like for the rest of the week.

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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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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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VIDEO: 98th Student Senate Inaugurated

April 26, 2011 · Comments Off 

The SMU 98th Student Senate was inaugurated in the Hughes Trigg Student Center Commons. With next year’s senate and officers in place members of the student government are hopeful that SMU will see further progress and positive change.

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