SMU Alumnus Bill O’Neil Pays Business and Journalism Students a Visit to Discuss the Meaning of Truth in the Economic and Reporting World

November 16, 2011 · Comments Off 

SMU students received a warm visit and lecture from Bill O’ Neil, founder of SMU’s O’Neil Center for Global Markets and Freedom.

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The Girl Scouts of America Team Up With the SPCA of Texas

November 16, 2011 · 1 Comment 

Girls Scout help out the SPCA by donating items.

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Gene Street’s Daughter, Mariel Street, Debuts Liberty Burger

November 11, 2011 · 1 Comment 

Mariel Street, daughter of Dallas restaurateur Gene Street, opens follows in her father’s footsteps with her own restaurant Liberty Burger.

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Undocumented Students Fight for an Education

November 11, 2011 · 1 Comment 

Gov. Ricky Perry’s 2001 decision to sign House Bill 1403, which passed virtually unopposed in the Republican controlled legislature, made Texas the first state in the country to offer in-state tuition rates to illegal immigrants. In order to qualify, students have to graduate from a Texas high school and must have maintained at least three years of residency in the state. The law does not apply only to illegal immigrants: All students can receive in-state tuition if they meet the guidelines.

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Despite Budget Cuts, Dallas Lighthouse for the Blind Remains Top Employer for Visually Impaired

November 11, 2011 · Comments Off 

The North Texas organization continues to develop new strategies to strengthen awareness and increase employment for the visually impaired.

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Whole Foods remains strong during recession

November 8, 2011 · 1 Comment 

Though the economy has caused many U.S. companies to suffer, the grocery chain Whole Foods is in a peak era. Through the combination of its solid-established roots for high-quality, healthy food and exceptional customer service, Whole Foods has increased in its profitability.

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Despite fuel prices, Southwest Airlines still feels the ‘LUV’

November 4, 2011 · Comments Off 

Through its savvy revenue-building tactics and the “so far, so good” acquisition of AirTran Holdings, Inc., Southwest is trying to increase its profitability in the future.

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J.C. Penney gets new president, hopes for modernization

November 4, 2011 · Comments Off 

As a company that targets middle-class shoppers, J.C. Penney Company, Inc., has struggled as many of its customers have faced unemployment. However, things may be turning around for Penney as the company heads in a hipper direction.

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Brinker offers restaurant specials to buck up for 2012

November 4, 2011 · Comments Off 

As consumers cut back on eating out, Brinker International adds specials and cheaper entrees at restaurants to increase sales.

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GameStop makes move to appeal to on-the-go gamers

November 4, 2011 · Comments Off 

As digital gaming systems continue gaining prominence, GameStop transforms its entire store strategy. The first step? Acquiring Google’s Android mobile operating system as its official table device.

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