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Campus Leaders Struggle to Recruit for Intramural Sports

Intramural sports is an outdoor event that many would say is a “fun way to spend an evening”. However, due to COVID-19, intramurals switched to in-person and online events which led to a decrease in the number of students who signed up. Only 12 students have signed up for Morrison-McGinnis Commons intramurals teams this year, while last year over 45 students participated.

“I think intramurals are very integral to building community around campus,” said Ethan Garcia, Morrison-McGinnis Commons Council President. “It’s a way to build comradery amongst commons members.”

SMU Dedman Recreation Center has adapted to provide intramural options that adhere to pandemic restrictions aiming to build a community around campus.