Big D Blog: Former Dallas Mayor Pro Tem Don Hill Denied New Trial in Corruption Case

November 30, 2009 · Comments Off 

Posted by Amanda Mervine It looks as if former Dallas Mayor Pro Tem Don Hill along with his wife, Sheila Farrington Hill, and three others will not be granted another trial in the Dallas City Hall corruption case which was decided on in early October. Today a federal judge denied defense motions for a new [...]

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Big D Blog: Park Cities Mom; Author of Christmas at the White House

November 30, 2009 · Comments Off 

Posted by Jana J. Martin I’m thinking this must have been so much fun! Compiling Christmas photos and memories of former First Ladies for a coffee table book,one Park Cities mom found a way to stay at home with her young children and keep working. She met with former White House chefs and others to [...]

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Big D Blog: Visit the last 1st Thursday as “Bishop Arts Gives Back”

November 30, 2009 · Comments Off 

Posted by Diana Nolacea 1st Thursday is happening again in December. Visit Bishop Arts District this Thursday evening as “Bishop Arts Gives Back.” A portion of proceeds of sales this night will be donated to the Turner House renovation efforts. Turner House is located in the historic Winnetka Heights neighborhood in Oak Cliff, it the [...]

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Big D Blog: Jingle all the way to Bishop Arts District

November 30, 2009 · Comments Off 

Posted by Diana Nolacea The 14th annual Jingle Bells on Bishop is coming up. Visitors can enjoy some holiday spirit Friday, December 4th from 6-10 p.m. and Saturday the 5th from 4-10 p.m. Calling all surrounding residents, folk who have never visited the area or frequent visitors it’s time to get into the holiday spirit. [...]

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The Daily Update: Monday, November 30

November 30, 2009 · Comments Off 

Check out this Monday’s edition of the Daily Update, the SMU journalism department’s student-run, morning news broadcast.

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AUDIO SLIDESHOW:
Profile of local Dallas artist ‘Del Rio Dan’

November 30, 2009 · Comments Off 

Student reporter Christine Ricciardi interviews Del Rio Dan, a local artist who paints in downtown Dallas. His signature works are called Cell Phone Paintings.

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PHOTO SLIDESHOW: TULANE AT SMU

November 30, 2009 · 1 Comment 

Managing Editor Alan H. Rose was on hand to capture the final game of the year.

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Campus News Blog: It’s Official. We Really Do Have A Beautiful Campus

November 30, 2009 · Comments Off 

In the past, it’s just been the general opinion of the students and visitors to SMU, but has never had a ranking or award to certify its beauty. But now, after the Professional Grounds Management Society awarded SMU with it’s highest honor, the Grand Award, we can now say for sure that we have one of the most beautiful college campuses in the country.

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Going Bowling: Mustangs Make History With Win

November 29, 2009 · 1 Comment 

The SMU football team clinched its first bowl appearance in 25 years after beating Tulane, 26-21, Saturday at Ford Stadium, a day after Head Coach June Jones extended his contract by two years.

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Campus News Blog: Texas Poet Laureate Dies, Said SMU “Saved His Life”

November 29, 2009 · Comments Off 

Posted by Jaimie Siegle Jack Elliott Myers was 67 when he died Nov. 23 at his home in Mesquite. Myers taught English at SMU for 34 years and ran the Creative Writing program for seven years. An In Memoriam page for the writer mentions that Myers often said that coming to teach at SMU “saved [...]

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