Category Archives: Op_Ed

Dietary restrictions and medical conditions seemingly of no concern at café

Sabrina White, Editor-in-Chief   With the excitement surrounding the renovations of Saint Gertrude’s Café, and the hope for a revamped menu as well, many students have started to feel disappointed with the daily selections offered. From serving the same food a few days in a row, especially at dinner, to a lack of options for those with dietary restrictions, many

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Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, I am writing to express my revulsion at the jokes published in the Sep. 25, 2017 issue of The Belltower.  As a father of an SMU student, a male SMU employee, and former newspaper writer, I found several jokes to be sexist and unprofessional. The ninth joke relies on the stereotype of the “ditz” which has contributed for

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Crime on campus: a summary of the annual fire and safety report

Bethany Montgomery, Section Editor   On Sept. 29, the Office of Public Safety released their Annual Security and Fire Safety report to the entire SMU campus. Each year, the Office of Public Safety is required to inform students of SMU’s up-to-date security policies, emergency alert system information, crime report procedures and disciplinary policies. The Security and Fire Safety report mostly

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