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    Thousands gather in McLane Stadium for Palm Sunday

Thousands gather in McLane Stadium for Palm Sunday

Months of planning finally came to volition Sunday as thousands of Waco, Baylor and surrounding community members gathered at McLane Stadium. However, this time it wasn’t because of football.

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Editorial: There’s no place like home for Cruz

  Editorial: There’s no place like home for Cruz

With the 2016 presidential race just around the corner, the question of citizenship is especially relevant with Sen. Ted Cruz’s announcement that he will be running — the first politician to officially do so.

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Traffic affected by work on Fifth

  Traffic affected by work on Fifth

Fifth Street has closed down for scheduled utility work and will remain closed for the rest of the semester.

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New School of Music dean to pursue excellence

  New School of Music dean to pursue excellence

Baylor has appointed Dr. Gary Mortenson as dean of the School of Music after a months-long search.

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Lady Bears end NCAA title run with loss in Elite Eight matchup

  Lady Bears end NCAA title run with loss in Elite Eight matchup

OKLAHOMA CITY — Sophomore forward Nina Davis scored 26 points, but it was not enough to trump the Lady Bears’ few, yet crucial mistakes in Baylor’s season-ending 77-68 loss on Sunday to one-seed Notre Dame in the Elite Eight of the NCAA tournament.

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Scholar discusses evil, God at Honors College lecture

    Scholar discusses evil, God at Honors College lecture

When facing the reality of pain in the world, Dr. John Hardie, says more important than having intellectual answers is having God.

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NSA: Car smashes into police vehicle at Fort Meade; 1 dead

    NSA: Car smashes into police vehicle at Fort Meade; 1 dead

FORT MEADE, Md. — Two men dressed as women smashed a stolen car into a police vehicle after they disobeyed commands at the closely guarded gates of the National Security Agency on Monday, prompting police to open fire.

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Student Senate votes to permit social media campaigning

  Student Senate votes to permit social  media campaigning

The Student Senate unanimously voted to make alterations in the electoral code to clarify unclear wording at its meeting Thursday.

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McLane Stadium to host historic service on Palm Sunday

  McLane Stadium to host historic service on Palm Sunday

Thousands of worshipers are expected to fill McLane Stadium for the Gathering, a historic Palm Sunday worship service, at 5 p.m. Sunday.

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Arts and Entertainment


Q&A: David Crowder talks Baylor, being on tour and his upcoming show

    Q&A: David Crowder talks Baylor, being on tour and his upcoming show

David Crowder formed the David Crowder*Band as a reaction to the stagnant state of church life at Baylor in the late ’90s. Now an internationally recognized artist, Crowder will return to Waco for a show April 8 in Waco Hall.

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Baylor University students featured in art exhibit

    Baylor University students featured in art exhibit

Baylor University’s Department of Art will celebrate the best in student creations at an annual art exhibition tonight.

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Sports


No. 2 tennis sweeps Sunday matchups

    No. 2 tennis sweeps Sunday matchups

No. 2 Baylor men’s tennis breezed through its competition last Sunday as the team blanked both Incarnate Word and the UT-Arlington 7-0 at the Hurd Tennis Center. Despite switching up the lineup during both matches, the Bears did not miss a beat in their Sunday doubleheader.

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Softball wins opening series over OSU

    Softball wins opening series over OSU

No. 13 Baylor softball used a balanced effort to win its opening Big 12 series against Oklahoma State last weekend at Getterman Stadium.

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Baylor falls to Notre Dame in Elite Eight

  Baylor falls to Notre Dame in Elite Eight

Baylor women’s basketball fell for the second straight year to Notre Dame 77-68 in the Elite Eight of the NCAA Tournament at Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City on Sunday.

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Baylor WBB advances to Elite Eight with 81-66 win over Iowa

  Baylor WBB advances to Elite Eight with 81-66 win over Iowa

By Joe Buettner Special Contributor For a minute, the Iowa Hawkeyes looked like they were in Oklahoma City to give

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Opinion


Viewpoint: Hate your major? It doesn’t matter.

    Viewpoint: Hate your major? It doesn’t matter.

Don’t be worried if, like me, you’re graduating with a degree that you don’t plan on using. Instead, use your time to gain experience in the field you want, even if it’s not paid, and take more classes that you might have the slightest interest in.

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Editorial: We are called to love the immigrants

    Editorial: We are called to love the immigrants

According to some of the latest polls by Gallup, immigration is one of the most divisive topics in American domestic policy. Almost every week, national leaders, especially those from Texas and Arizona, offer solutions they think will help end the national crisis.

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