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Former President George W. Bush at Moody Coliseum Saturday, May 16, 2015.

George W. Bush Jokes, Defends Religious Liberty At SMU Commencement

Former President George W. Bush defended religious liberty and even cracked jokes during a commencement address at S.M.U. Saturday. Mr. Bush encouraged students to be hopeful as they move on from their college years.

05/16/2015

Cancer survivor Katie Ballard is set to graduate from SMU this weekend.

SMU-Graduating Cancer Survivor This Week’s “Texan With Character”

Katie Ballard went to the doctor after having some problems. Two days later she was in surgery.

05/15/2015

Visitors return to Bush Center after evacuation due to bomb threat. (credit: Jack Fink/CBS 11 New)

Bush Center Evacuated Due To Bomb Threat

For more than an hour this morning, the library honoring George W. Bush in Dallas was shut down and evacuated due to a bomb threat.

05/08/2015

A drilling rig explores for gas. (credit: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Study Links Texas Quakes To Gas Drilling

Scientists from SMU and the U.S. Geological Survey have linked a swarm of small earthquakes west of Fort Worth to nearby natural gas wells and wastewater injection.

04/21/2015

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Drilling Debate: Should Cities Decide?

A proposed bill in the Texas legislature would limit cities’ powers to determine where or even if drilling for oil and gas should be allowed.

04/09/2015

Republican Dallas County District Attorney candidate Susan Hawk. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Dallas DA Speaks At SMU, Briefly Addresses Difficult Week

Dallas County District Attorney Susan Hawk did not directly address lingering controversy over her stay in drug rehab and recent office shake up during a public appearance.

03/31/2015

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Texas Has Its Own Religious Freedom Law

While there is outrage and shock nationwide over a religious freedom act in Indiana, several stated already have similar laws in the book, including Texas.

03/31/2015

Charles Cottrill (credit: Garland Police Department)

Garland Police Chase Ends In Crash Near SMU

A motorcyclist crashed near SMU early Friday morning after leading police on a chase that began with a routine traffic stop in Garland.

03/27/2015

Thomas Welsh #40 and Norman Powell #4 of the UCLA Bruins reacts after defeating the Southern Methodist Mustangs during the second round of the 2015 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournamenat at the KFC YUM! Center on March 19, 2015 in Louisville, Kentucky.  (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

SMU Loses To UCLA 60-59 On Rare 3-Pointer

SMU’s locker room was eerily quiet, with team managers folding jerseys and clothes in the middle as players sat at their stalls trying to digest the ending of a heartbreaking 60-59 loss to UCLA.

03/19/2015

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SMU’s Larry Brown In 1st NCAA Since The ’88 Title At Kansas

While the Mustangs are back in the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 1993, Brown returns to the Big Dance for the first time since leading Kansas to a national title 27 years ago.

03/17/2015

George Bush

Former President George W. Bush Visits SMU Basketball Team

Former President George W. Bush visited SMU on Monday, congratulating the Mustangs on their first NCAA Tournament berth since 1993.

03/16/2015

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SMU Team Looks To The Future, But Remembers The Past

This is a very memorable week for seniors, both players and fans, at Southern Methodist University.

CBS 11–03/16/2015

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