Southern Methodist University
Southern Methodist University is a private university located in Dallas, Texas. It was founded by the Methodist Episcopal Church in 1911 and has satellite campuses in both Plano, Texas and Taos, New Mexico. There are over 6,400 undergraduate students and 5,300 graduate students enrolled. The SMU Mustang athletic teams compete in the NCAA Division I and the school colors are red and blue. A couple fun facts about SMU is that there are nine libraries across campus, and there are currently nine alumni playing in the NFL.
Famous "Mustang" alumni include Laura Bush - Former First Lady of the U.S., Kathy Bates - actress, Brian Baumgartner - actor (The Office), Kourtney Kardashian - television personality, Aaron Spelling - film producer, and Belita Moreno - actress.
Hailee is a senior from Austin, Texas. One quirky fact about Hailee..."I have a twin brother!"
Fun fact about Southern Methodist University: We have the George W. Bush Presidential Library on campus!
Favorite Ice Cream Parlor and Flavor: Chills 360! It's rolled ice cream and it's so good. I don't even remember what I got but it was great.
Bakery and Favorite Sweet: Breadwinners is an awesome restaurant (I highly recommend their brunch) but their bakery is also amazing. My favorite sweet is their chocolate chip cookie!
Where to Grab a Coffee or Tea: Cafe Brazil. It is open 24 hours. You never run out of coffee and they offer so many flavors.
Burger Joint and Fries: Burger House. Nothing fancy but just really, really good.
Pizzeria: Cane Rosso in Deep Ellum.
Diner and Favorite Dish: Cafe Brazil (again) and my favorite order is the build-your-own pancakes with blueberries and chocolate chips.
Hottest Mexican Spot and Recommended Plate: Gloria's, the spinach and chicken quesadilla.
Sushi Spot and your go-to roll: Sushi Kyoto, chicken teriyaki roll.
Breakfast Spot with a friend or date: Breadwinners.
Where you would love your parents to take you for Parents weekend: Breadwinners or The Porch.
Things to do:
Where to go for Yoga, Exercise Classes, or the Gym: Lync Cycle.
Best Dive Bar: Trophy Room.
Where to Stay: Courtyard Marriott.