Monthly Archives: October 2010

Why Did Senate Let Five Organizations Make Up Their MOM Meeting?

Senate’s actions during yesterday’s meeting caught the eye of Lori Stahl at the Dallas Morning News. She wonders why five organizations were allowed to makeup their MOM meeting. As Organizations Chair Bethany Mackingtee discussed last week, those five organizations took responsibility … Continue reading

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Senate Revoked 12 Charters: How Do the Senators Feel?

During Tuesday’s meeting, Senate effectively revoked 12 charters. The process sparked much discussion among senators. I would have liked to include it in my story in the print product, but space didn’t permit it. So what did senators say? Most felt … Continue reading

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Committee Tidbits from Today’s Senate Meeting

Tomorrow’s print product will have a full story about how Senate effectively revoked 12 charters today. But to recap the rest of the committee reports (well, the important ones): Organizations Senate will vote next week to grant chartered status to … Continue reading

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The Top 10 Highest Paid Employees at SMU

I’ll have a story in tomorrow’s print product about the highest paid employees at SMU. But first, a sneak peek of the top 10 (ranked in order from highest to lowest). This data is gathered from SMU’s 2009 tax return … Continue reading

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Student Senate Live Blog: Oct. 26, 2010

Click here to open the chat window. Join me at 3:30 p.m. as I bring live updates from the Student Senate meeting in the Hughes-Trigg forum. Registration is not required.

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The Dallas Morning News Profiles the “Godzilla Dean” and Others’ Love of the Monster Films

The amphibian beast hails from the East, big and green and mostly mean. King of the Monsters, they call him – which is to say that Godzilla is the Elvis of monsters, a hunka-hunka-burnin’-breath who has left countless cities and … Continue reading

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So About Those Alcohol-Filled Boulevards, Gerald…

Merritt Patterson at Park Cities People wants to know why SMU President R. Gerald Turner opposes the proposed alcohol propositions and yet allows alcohol on the Boulevard before games (ed. note: and other places listed here): But now I think … Continue reading

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