University takes control of student free press

University takes control of student free press

By Kylie Madry After an almost-90-year run as SMU’s independent, student-led publishing company, Student Media Company will close its doors in May. Student Media Company independently produces SMU Campus Weekly and the Rotunda yearbook, as well as smudailycampus.com and SMU Look in conjunction with the school’s journalism department. After a decision by the non-profit’s board […]

Innovative art uses wind energy

Innovative art uses wind energy

The Dallas Arboretum announced the arrival of its new summer exhibit, Wind Sculptures in Motion -The Kinetic Art of Lyman Whitaker, presented by Reliant, on display throughout the gardens April 15 through July 31. As the most recognized creator of kinetic art in the world, Whitaker hand-crafts copper wind sculptures that are mesmerizing juxtaposed throughout […]

Rowers caught in middle of controversy

Rowers caught in middle of controversy

By Sujata Dand White Rock Lake is calm on this Friday afternoon. The sun beats down on the young women’s varsity team as they practice for their next regatta. The cadence of the oars hitting the water is even. The White Rock Rowing boat is set. But, all it takes is one rower to be […]

Tree Foundation bringing tiny homes to market

By Amity Thoams Dallas’ favorite all-local farmers market — Good Local Markets — celebrates Earth Day on April 7 from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. at the White Rock Farmers Market (9150 Garland Road). Market patrons are invited to tour Tiny Houses from Indigo River Tiny Homes, a local tiny house builder. Texas Tree Foundation is sponsoring […]

Pork Chops with Blueberry Mostarda

6 (1-inch thick) pork chops 2 cups blueberries 1/4 cup firmly packed light brown sugar 2 tablespoons dry white wine 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar 3 tablespoons whole grain mustard Salt and pepper Heat grill to medium high. Season pork chops with salt and pepper. In a saucepan, combine 1 1/2 cups blueberries with the […]

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Free Loaders to play Bugs & Brews fest

Free Loaders to play Bugs & Brews fest

By Melissa Gonzalez Serenity Events, the promotional events arm of Granada Theater and Sundown at Granada, is hosting the ​3rd annual Bugs & Brews festival​ at ​Sundown at Granada ​on Sunday, ​April 22. This year, get a real taste of New Orleans right here on Lower Greenville, with all sorts of authentic NOLA-style foods to […]

‘Ready Player One’ must see for nerds of action flicks

‘Ready Player One’ must see for nerds of action flicks

By Chic DiCiccio There are moments during “Ready Player One” that remind you just how groundbreaking and fun a Steven Spielberg movie can be. There are also moments that feel like the now 71-year old Spielberg is grasping at nostalgia straws while saying “how do you do, fellow kids” over and over. However, a movie […]

Lakehill student bound for South Africa

By Gigi Ekstrom Junior Kumail Imam (pictured below) has been selected for the Experiment Leadership Institute, a highly competitive, fully funded program for participants with demonstrated interest in intercultural leadership, global issues and civic engagement. Imam will participate in a six-week program in South Africa, specifically focused on leadership development. The program fosters discussion on […]

Grand estates part of 2018 Home Tour

Grand estates part of 2018 Home Tour

By Alyson Black For the first time in its 13th year history, the White Rock Home Tour has added a bonus home to its line-up and has also branched out to a very special home in Garland. This year’s White Rock Home Tour (WRHT) will now showcase four mid-century modern homes and three modern new […]