Author Archives: Meredith Shamburger

About Meredith Shamburger

Meredith is a journalist working for neighborsgo at The Dallas Morning News. She covers the cities of Irving and Coppell.

Dude, Where Was My Senator During the LGBT Vote?

If you’ve read the print story about yesterday’s LGBT vote, you know that many senators didn’t vote because they weren’t present at the time. So what were they doing during one of the most controversial/important votes this year? Student Senate … Continue reading

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Want To See The Video RLSH Showed Student Senate That Got Them All Excited About The Future Of SMU? Sorry, You Can’t.

A week ago, I wrote a story about SMU’s plans for new dorms. During our live-blog, I mentioned that Steve Logan, executive director of Residence Life & Student Housing, showed Senate a video of the planned, albeit still not finalized, … Continue reading

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Student Senate Live-Blog: April 12, 2011

Click here to open the chat window. I’ll be live around 3:30 p.m. from the Hughes-Trigg Forum. Note that Senate will be voting on the LGBT seat today.

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Trustees, administrators, senators honored at annual awards ceremony

We’ve got a bevy of awards to note from both the 2011 Awards Extravaganza and Honors Day Convocation. 2011 Awards Extravaganza “M” Award Recipients Geoffrey Orsak, dean, Lyle School of Engineering Laura Baez, Student Representative to the Board of Trustees … Continue reading

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Student Senate to vote on LGBT seat legislation today

Here’s Monday’s print story. And here is a copy of the legislation courtesy Alex Mace, as I seem to have deleted the one that was sent to me (a pox upon SMU’s mailbox size limit!): So what happens if Senate … Continue reading

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From the Print Product: Austin Prentice, Alex Ehmke win Student Senate Run-off Elections

Austin Prentice and Alex Ehmke were elected Student Body President and Vice President Thursday evening after initial balloting forced a run-off election. Run-off elections are held when no candidate receives more than 50 percent of the vote. Prentice, the current … Continue reading

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From the Print Product: Faculty senate proposes new GEC plan

SMU’s curriculum will undergo a monumental redevelopment in just over one year. Come fall 2012, the current General Education Curriculum (GEC) will be replaced with the new University Curriculum (UC). Associate Dean for general education Dennis Cordell presented a report … Continue reading

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