SMUSA Event Funding for Vagina Monologues up in the air

The Women’s Centre has stopped receiving special event funding from SMUSA, and the news has put into question the viability of their annual Vagina Monologues production. “We were given $500 last year for Consent Fest.” Said Women’s Centre employee Amanda Dickie, referring to a December 2011 deposit of $598.44 that helped offset the cost of guest speakers at the event. …

Engineering Competition at the Discovery Centre an example of hands-on learning

The engineering students had a mechanical showdown on Mars just before finals. “This is pretty much where it’s at for engineering students at SMU.” Said Prasanna Balakrishnan, one of the students who built a mock Mars rover. Prasanna was one of five students who built Clementine, the robot who won the class-wide competition held at the Discovery Centre. On a …