Avoiding default on student loans

December 6, 2011 · 3 Comments 

Violating a student loan agreement could have severe financial consequences.

Read More »

Blanket forgiveness of student loans has serious consequences

December 6, 2011 · Comments Off 

Should the government forgive student debt? Scholars and Occupy Dallas protesters explain their viewpoints.

Read More »

Higher education: is it worth it?

December 6, 2011 · 1 Comment 

Is receiving a college diploma worth it, despite the rapid national growth in student debt?

Read More »

Extraterrestrial Talent: The Four-Legged Kind

December 5, 2011 · Comments Off 

by Liz Collinsworth lcollinswo@mail.smu.edu The acronym UFO typically conjures imagery of aliens and spaceships. What do you think of when the phrase “world cup” is added alongside this extraterrestrial abbreviation? Perhaps now, you’re imagining an intergalactic experience of aliens playing soccer while orbiting the globe. Unfortunately, you’ve got it all wrong. The UFO World Cup [...]

Read More »

British Designer Unpacks Her Trunk in Big D

December 5, 2011 · Comments Off 

by Krystal Schlegel kschlegel@mail.smu.edu LEFT, KATHERINE HOOKER. RIGHT, KRYSTAL SCHLEGEL/PHOTO COURTESY OF KRYSTAL SCHLEGEL/SHIFT MAGAZINE Katherine Hooker is a British designer who started a collection eight years ago. After deciding a career in film wasn’t her passion, she traveled to India.  While there, she designed five coats with a local tailor and brought them back [...]

Read More »

Peace, Love, and APY Yoga

December 5, 2011 · Comments Off 

by Logan May ljmay@smu.edu “Breathe. This is the one hour out of your day that you can be completely in control.” A tall, lean man paces the area of the small, dimly lit room. Yoga mats are sporadically placed in three rows. Women and men breathe deeply as they stand tall like tree stumps with [...]

Read More »

Built Tough: A Female Soldier’s Story

December 5, 2011 · Comments Off 

by Amanda Oldham aoldham@mail.smu.edu As the needle pierces her skin, Mercedes Barnett refuses to flinch.  Her sister Amber, however, cringes comically as the tattoo artist finishes the piece with a flourish.  The two now share the same mark, an infinity symbol and the words “Built Tough” shine out just under their ribs, under the heart. [...]

Read More »

Coming Soon to Dallas: Perot Museum of Nature and Science

December 5, 2011 · Comments Off 

by Caroline Foster cfoster@mail.smu.edu Imagine it’s a typical sunny Saturday in Dallas, you have out-of-town guests who are ready to see all that this Texas city has to offer. You take them to some of the great spots of the city, shopping at the original Neiman Marcus, lunch at classic Dallas dine-in like Mi Cocina. [...]

Read More »

Zombie Walk: From Outbreak to Outreach

December 5, 2011 · Comments Off 

By Amanda Oldham aoldham@mail.smu.edu He stalks down the street, slow and full of apprehension.  Every move is calculated, from the gimp in his leg (to blend in) to the angle of his head (he can keep a better eye on the street). He is splattered with a dark red substance trailing down his arms and [...]

Read More »

Sylvan Thirty: Development In Dallas

December 1, 2011 · Comments Off 

New development is coming to the intersection of Ft. Worth and Sylvan Avenue. By fall 2012, the now razed 6-acre piece of land will be filled with a mixed-use area including 200 apartments, restaurants, retail stores, a park area and a grocery store. The development is called Sylvan Thirty.

Read More »

« Previous PageNext Page »