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Get 'em While They're Young: The Hearts and Minds of Coding and Data Science

Phil Simon | Posted 07.05.2016 | Business
Phil Simon

"We live in a culture where we're dissuaded to do things that are technical," says Diana Navarro, an 18-year-old Rutgers University computer science m...

Sport and Society for Arete-Lary Brown's Hat Trick

Richard Crepeau | Posted 10.04.2016 | Sports
Richard Crepeau

Brown said that he understood that he was responsible for violations by people in his program, but then went on to say that SMU was being punished too harshly by the NCAA. Well, yes, that seems reasonable, if you are Larry Brown.

Los Angeles Girls Win National Soccer Championship

Tanya Young Williams | Posted 07.21.2016 | Los Angeles
Tanya Young Williams

Most definitely inspired by the U.S. women's soccer team becoming The World Cup champions, 20 young ladies, representing Santa Monica United Football Club (SMU), traveled from the Los Angles to Kansas determined to bring a national championship back to southern California.

SMU Senior Breaks Down During Press Conference After Emotional Loss

The Huffington Post | Lucy McCalmont | Posted 03.19.2015 | Sports


Life After a Shooting: The Metamorphosis of a College Campus

Jack Levison | Posted 03.11.2015 | Impact
Jack Levison

The real test of a community is not its immediate reaction to grief -- but its tenacity. Even after a shooting that rocked us to the core, we can't turn inward. Even after plummeting into a vortex of grief, we can't turn isolationist. Even after numbness, we can't turn away.

The Biggest NCAA Snub?

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 03.16.2014 | Sports

There was a party but no celebration on the campus of Southern Methodist on Selection Sunday. When the field of 68 teams for the 2014 NCAA Tournam...

Video: Arrests at Bush Library

Dennis Trainor | Posted 06.26.2013 | Politics
Dennis Trainor

Code Pink, Backbone Campaign, and dozens of supporters escorted protestors costumed as George W. Bush & Dick Cheney into the hands of the Dallas police who gladly arrested the duo.

District Attorney Drops Sexual Assault Charges On Legacy SMU Student

Pierre R. Berastaín | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Pierre R. Berastaín

I wonder what message Dallas County sends to LGBT students when it refuses to prosecute wealthy, white fraternity men who are accused of sexually assaulting other male students. As a gay man who was assaulted in his college years, I hear it as an invalidation of my assault.

Why Singer Rhonda Nicole Loves Paris

Quia Querisma | Posted 03.16.2013 | Travel
Quia Querisma

Spending a semester abroad did satisfy a few of her Parisian daydreams, but there were moments that were lonely and sobering. Still, her life-changing adventure only further fueled her wanderlust. Rhonda shared her American in Paris story with me.

'Prominent' SMU Student Indicted On Sexual Assault Charges | Posted 11.28.2012 | College

John David “J.D.” Mahaffey, 19, was indicted by a grand jury after being accused of forcing another student to give him oral sex. The male stud...

One Of SMU's Biggest Legacies Arrested For Sexual Assault On Male Classmate (VIDEO) | Posted 10.01.2012 | College

John David Mahaffey, a 19-year-old Southern Methodist University sophomore whose great-great grandfather was on the university's founding committee an...

WATCH: Hilarious SMU Women's Rowing Team 'Call Me Maybe' Cover

The Huffington Post | Tara Kelly | Posted 05.31.2012 | College

On the heels of Harvard's Men's Baseball team cover of Carly Rae Jepsen's "Call Me Maybe," comes another viral hit from a college sports team. Now...

Modern Mexican Painting From the Blaisten Collection at the Meadows

Jenny Block | Posted 07.15.2012 | Arts
Jenny Block

2012-05-15-pullquote.jpgEuropean art always seems to get top billing. The good news is that a show in Dallas has the strength to change all of that.

Texas College GOP Chair Resigns After Calling Opponents 'Nerds,' Gay Slur

Posted 06.01.2011 | College

Texas College Republicans Chairman and Southern Methodist University junior Charlie McCaslin has resigned after footage of an incendiary toast he gave...

The 10 Most Corrupt College Athletic Programs

Associates Degree | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Let's face it, our favorite college programs cheat. That thoroughbred running back who's expected to anchor your school's offense over the next three ...

Remembering Barbara Jordan

Kenneth F. Bunting | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kenneth F. Bunting

Barbara Charline Jordan, who would have turned 75 this month, was certainly no ordinary freshman. Her debut in Congress in 1973 has never before or since been equaled.

The Amazingly Fantastic Freedom Institute and Technicolor Political Dream Machine

James Moore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
James Moore

Even in retirement, George W. Bush and his retinue of sycophants cannot stop from being disruptive. The Bush gang is now working on a legacy campaign at the SMU campus.

Coming This Sunday in the New York Times: The Uproar Over George W. Bush's College 'Freedom Institute'

Greg Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Greg Mitchell

Critics are denouncing the new "Freedom Institute" established by George W. Bush for various reasons, including the fact that it has been set up to pursue and defend his policies and record, not for scholarly research.

George Bush in Retirement: "I Never Listened To Anyone But Me"

Jackson Williams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jackson Williams

Poor George. He can't help it. Even out of office, he reinforces the narcissistic traits that were a hallmark of his failed presidency.