Happy Hanukkah!

Happy Hanukkah!

Hanukkah is one of the most important Jewish holidays. As it is starting on November 28, we thought we would give an overview of the holiday, discussing the history and traditions of the holiday. This year, Hanukkah will occur between November 28 and December 6.

The origins of Hanukkah date back to the second century BCE. According to legend, the Jewish people were celebrating a holiday by lighting the Holy Temple’s menorah, which is a seven-branched candelabrum, for many nights. However, they only had enough oil to light the menorah for one day. The oil ended up lasting for eight days.

While the day Hanukkah varies each year, it typically begins towards the end of November or beginning of

By |2021-12-04T12:24:24-06:00December 4, 2021|Categories: CCPA|

Time to Talk SMU-in-London Summer Term

The SMU-in-London Summer Term program is back on!

This program provides a rigorous course of study with class lectures in CCPA, Journalism, and Advertising at on-site locations designed to enrich the academic experience.

Special Information Session

There will be a special information session where you can get all your questions answered about the SMU-in-London 2021 program. Mark your calendars now.

  • Thursday, Dec 2, 6:30 pm
  • Cockrell McIntosh 2nd floor lobby
  • Dinner included!
By |2021-11-23T14:11:27-06:00November 23, 2021|Categories: CCPA|

Simply Southern Live Like a Local

Welcome to your guide on becoming simply southern and living like a local. Whether you are from the East or West Coast, Midwest, or another country, this guide will help you become a southerner. This guide will include how to dress, act, and even eat like a southerner.

By |2021-11-19T11:27:13-06:00November 19, 2021|Categories: CCPA|

Three Best Holiday Travel Tips

Save Stress & Time With Our Holiday Travel Tips

So, it begins again. Holiday season is in full swing, which means it’s time to stock up on festive decor, plan an epic Friendsgiving, and travel home to see your loved ones. While the holiday season is a notoriously stressful time to travel, especially with COVID-19-related factors, we’ve gathered our three best holiday travel tips to reduce stress and save time. 

By |2021-11-14T12:22:56-06:00November 14, 2021|Categories: CCPA|

How to Host the Perfect Friendsgiving

Thanksgiving is right around the corner. And that means it’s time for the 5 Fs that accompany this holiday: family, friends, football, food, and fun!

Image of balloon letters that spell out 'friendsgiving'

Thanksgiving is a great time to reflect on all of life’s blessings and to truly evaluate what you are thankful for in life. But before you head home to celebrate this holiday with your family, consider taking the time to celebrate and give thanks for all the amazing friendships you’ve made here at SMU and host the perfect Friendsgiving for you and your friends.

Hosting a Friendsgiving is a great way to gather your friends all in one place, and ensure you get to spend quality time with them before the stressful last weeks of finals

By |2021-11-11T13:58:28-06:00November 11, 2021|Categories: CCPA|
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