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A New Physics Discovery Could Make You A Faster Runner

The Huffington Post | Sarah Digiulio | Posted 02.15.2017 | Healthy Living

When it comes to race day, runners may have favorite moisture-wicking gear, a stopwatch and tunes to help get that coveted personal record. But physi...

Is Christian Higher Education Dead?

Jack Levison | Posted 02.11.2017 | Religion
Jack Levison

Gone from Wheaton College is Larycia Hawkins. This is a controversial decision. A sad one, too. And the decision has stirred up a wasp's nest of blogoversy. I just read J. R. Daniel Kirk's angry post. I am appalled -- but not for the reasons you may think.

Top Christian College Rejects Texas Law Allowing Guns On Campus

Reuters | Nico Pitney | Posted 12.18.2015 | Politics

Southern Methodist University, one of the top private colleges in Texas, on Friday said it would opt out of state law due to go into effect next year ...

Race and the Fabric of Faith: A Timely Letter From Universities and Seminaries

Jack Levison | Posted 05.31.2015 | Religion
Jack Levison

Last week, the Presidents and Deans of America's 13 United Methodist Seminaries -- representing over 5,000 seminarians, including over 1,000 African-Americans -- wrote a thoughtful open letter outlining a vision from which all of us, whatever our faith tradition, can learn.

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.

Tyler Kingkade

Southern Methodist University Violated Law On Sexual Harassment Cases | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 12.12.2014 | College

Southern Methodist University violated the federal gender equity law Title IX in its handling of sexual harassment and assault cases on campus, the U....

The Dick Cheney Presidential Library in Dallas

James Moore | Posted 10.25.2013 | Politics
James Moore

If there has to be a library on the campus of Southern Methodist University in Dallas, let it be named after the man who actually ran the country, and not the man who simply nodded his head in affirmation. Let's call it the "Richard Bruce "Dick" Cheney Presidential Library."

Former President George W. Bush Breaks $500 Million Goal For Presidential Library

The Huffington Post | Chelsea Kiene | Posted 04.10.2013 | Politics

Former President George W. Bush has raised more than $500 million for his presidential library, making him one of the most successful post-presidency ...

Bush Center Protest In The Works

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 04.09.2013 | Politics

The George W. Bush Presidential Center at Southern Methodist University is set to be officially dedicated April 25. One activist group plans to mount ...

Why We're Going to Dallas for the People's Response to the Bush Lie-Bury

Coleen Rowley | Posted 05.28.2013 | Politics
Coleen Rowley

Having spent 24 years as an FBI agent working in the criminal justice system always and inherently focused on looking backward to solve the worst crimes, I understand the true purpose of Obama's ridiculous "only look forward" cover-up.

Bush Presidential Library Set To Open

The Huffington Post | Gabrielle Dunkley | Posted 03.25.2013 | Politics

The George W. Bush Presidential Library will open to the public on May 1, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reported Monday. The library honoring the 43...

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.

String Of Sexual Assaults Rocks Texas Campus

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 10.15.2012 | College

Southern Methodist University is taking heat over how it has handled a string of sexual assaults involving students at the Texas school. Two studen...

University Fires Its President Days Into His Term

The Huffington Post | William McGuinness | Posted 09.13.2012 | College

The University of Tulsa has offered no reasons to why it fired its president, Geoffrey Orsak, after only 74 days in the office, The Tulsa World report...

The 12 Least LGBT-Friendly Colleges

Posted 06.08.2012 | College

The United States has made a lot of progress towards equality for the LGBT community, but there are some colleges that still aren't very welcoming to ...

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.

The Loss Of An Authentic Expression Of Human Spirit In The Post-9/11 World

Michael W. Waters | Posted 11.09.2011 | Religion
Michael W. Waters

Where do we see the authentic human spirit captured in handwritten glory today? In love letters? In loving notes placed in lunchboxes? Or do we consider our humanity best expressed in tweets?

Ground Broken At George W. Bush Library Site

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Dick Cheney, Condoleezza Rice and of course George W. Bush himself are expected to be present at the groundbreaking ceremony for the former president'...

Friends Rally To Get Deported Texas Student Back Home

The Shorthorn | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Saad Nabeel could be back home by February 2011, if friends and friends of friends have something to say about it. Nabeel, a former UTA electrical ...


Huffington Post | Leah Finnegan | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

We've let you in on our picks for the top 10 hipster colleges -- now it's time to go the opposite direction with the PREPPIEST schools. We scoured the...

Carl Dorvil: A Great American Story (For Now)

Tom Vander Ark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tom Vander Ark

A Republican president thought it was a good idea to provide free tutoring to 500,000 struggling low-income students. It would be a shame if a Democratic congress took all that away.

Bush: 'I Went Against My Free-Market Instincts'

George's Bottom Line | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

"I went against my free-market instincts." That's what former President Bush said today in explaining why he signed off on the bailout for Wall Stree...

Caught in the Act: The Washington Post Swallows Bush's Latest Spin

Jackson Williams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jackson Williams

The Washington Post is helping George Bush polish his flaccid legacy. Let's hope it's just a sympathetic one-off between two ex-lovers.

Battle Brewing Over Bush Library

Politico | Mike Allen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Former President George W. Bush is preparing for one final struggle against the odds: raising $300 million for a presidential library, museum and poli...

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.