Campus News Blog: Perkins School of Theology Hosts Visiting Professor

September 30, 2009 · Comments Off 

Posted by Amanda Frederick Dr. Ada Maria Isasi-Diaz, Professor of Social Ethics and Theology at the Theological School of Drew University, will be a visiting professor at SMU’s Perkins School of Theology. The duration of her time at Perkins will be from October 25 through November 3.  Dr. Isasi-Diaz will speak on Thursday, October 29th [...]

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Austin City Limits Approaches

September 30, 2009 · Comments Off 

An inside preview on the Austin City Limits music festival.

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Latin Culture Heats Up At SMU Flagpole

September 30, 2009 · 1 Comment 

CHAS (College Hispanic American Students) hosted their Viva America! Latin Showcase featuring food, music, and cultural performances. Students Casandra Castillo and Adrian Aceves show their support for the Latin American community at SMU.

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Basketball Player Named to All C-USA Team

September 30, 2009 · Comments Off 

SMU men’s basketball player Paul McCoy was selected to the pre-season Conference USA team by the Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook.

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Women’s Interest Network Makes Plans to End Violence

September 30, 2009 · Comments Off 

A group of SMU students gathered at the Women’s Interest Network meeting Tuesday, Sept. 29 in the Hughes-Trigg Student Center’s Women’s Center suite. The meeting was held to plan the ‘Take Back the Night’ event to help end violence against women.

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The Daily Update: Wednesday, September 30

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Global News Blog: Iraq shoe thrower ‘was tortured’

September 29, 2009 · Comments Off 

Posted by Sydney Holt You may remember the somewhat comical video of the Iraqi journalist who threw not one, but two, shoes at former US President George W. Bush that surfaced about one year ago. BBC News is reporting that shortly after his release from a Baghdad prison, Muntadar al-Zaidi, is claiming he was tortured. [...]

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Campus News Blog: Gwen Ifill to Speak at Annual SMU Sammons Lecture

September 29, 2009 · Comments Off 

Posted by Elisabeth Brubaker Thursday night SMU students, faculty, staff, and the surrounding community will be treated to a lecture in media ethics by Gwen Ifill for the annual Rosine Smith Sammons Lecture in Media Ethics. Ifill is the moderator and managing editor of Washington Week and senior correspondent for the News Hour with Jim [...]

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‘Watermelon Bash’ Lands Lambda Chi Alpha on Deferred Suspension

September 29, 2009 · 3 Comments 

The Gamma Sigma chapter of Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity was placed on deferred suspension Monday night after complaints stemming from its Sept. 19 “Watermelon Bash,” SMU Vice President of Student Affairs Lori White confirmed.

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Big D Blog: DART arrives at the State Fair of Texas

September 29, 2009 · Comments Off 

To much anticipation, the first Green Line train made its first stop at the front of Fair Park on Friday. The fair was not yet opened when people began arriving at the Fair Park gates. State Fair of Texas officials are counting on the Green Line to increase attendance, according to the Dallas Morning News. SMU [...]

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