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    Pearson Brown elected student body president

Pearson Brown elected student body president

Students voted Houston junior Pearson Brown student body president for the 2015-16 school year in a runoff election today. Brown defeated Frisco sophomore James Porter by a margin of 1,555 to 912 votes.

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Baylor students to teach kids in Thailand

    Baylor students to teach kids in Thailand

In a month, a group of Baylor University graduates will travel to Thailand to teach at the Chitralada Palace School.

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Editorial: StuGov has separation of powers issue

    Editorial: StuGov has separation of powers issue

At the foundation of the United States’ government is the system of checks and balances. It is laid out in the U.S. Constitution, a document in which the Baylor Student Body Constitution declares itself to be under. Under such a system, there is a separation of powers.

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‘Scorched’ champion talks heat of competition

    ‘Scorched’ champion talks heat of competition

This year, members of the Lariat hosted, filmed and screened a cooking competition called “Scorched.” The competition pit four students from various backgrounds against one another, eliminating – or “scorching” – one contestant at a time until just one remained.

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Stearns leads Baylor past No. 5 Oklahoma in Norman

    Stearns leads Baylor past No. 5 Oklahoma in Norman

No. 17 Baylor softball played one of their most impressive games of the season Thursday night as it run-ruled No. 5 Oklahoma in six innings to take a big 8-0 shutout in Norman, Okla. It’s the first time the team has beaten a top five opponent on the road since topping Arizona State in Tempe, Ariz., in 2013.

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In the running for…

    In the running for…

Meet the 2015 Student Body Officer candidates!

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Caritas goes extra mile to fight food insecurity

    Caritas goes extra mile to fight food insecurity

Baylor Lariat Reports on the issue of food insecurity in the Waco food desert and what Caritas is doing to help.

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Christian music visionary dies, leaves behind legacy

    Christian music visionary dies, leaves behind legacy

Baylor alumnus and renowned Christian music publisher Billy Ray Hearn died Wednesday at age 85, according to the Tennessean, after a life of paving the way for contemporary Christian music.

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OSU bus struck on way to BU

    OSU bus struck on way to BU

The Oklahoma State Women’s equestrian team was involved in a bus crash around 9 p.m. Wednesday on S. 18th Street and Franklin Avenue.

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Clinton heads to New Hampshire

  Clinton heads to New Hampshire

CONCORD, N.H. — Hillary Rodham Clinton will make her first trip as a presidential candidate to the early voting state of New Hampshire next week.

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Ohio man accused of plot to attack military base

  Ohio man accused of plot to attack military base

COLUMBUS, Ohio — An Ohio man traveled to Syria and trained alongside terrorists, then returned to the U.S. with plans to attack a military base or a prison, according to a federal indictment announced Thursday.

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Arts and Entertainment


Antebellum bus ignites

    Antebellum bus ignites

GARLAND— A tour bus for superstar country group Lady Antebellum has caught fire along an interstate near Dallas, though no one was injured.

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A new leaf: Farmers market to expand

    A new leaf: Farmers market to expand

Homegrown rhubarb, freshly baked granola and cold-pressed juice can be found at the Waco Downtown Farmers Market and, starting April 21, the market will expand to Tuesday nights at the same location as the Saturday event.

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Sports


Women’s tennis hosts KU, KSU

    Women’s tennis hosts KU, KSU

No. 8 Baylor women’s tennis will play for a share of another Big 12 championship this weekend as it hosts No. 72 Kansas and unranked Kansas State at the Hurd Tennis Center.

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Baylor faces Oklahoma State Cowboys

    Baylor faces Oklahoma State Cowboys

Baylor baseball’s reputation on the road has not been great this season. Baylor has yet to win a conference game, much less a series away from Baylor Ballpark this year.

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Acro and tumbling enters nationals as No. 1

  Acro and tumbling enters nationals as No. 1

Baylor will enter the 2015 National Collegiate Acrobatics & Tumbling National Championship as the one-seed. The National Collegiate Acrobatics & Tumbling Assocation announced the entire tournament bracket on Wednesday.

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McGuyre works team to be fast, focused and fearless

  McGuyre works team to be fast, focused and fearless

Since arriving in Waco as Baylor’s new volleyball coach in December, Ryan McGuyre has brought a new level of intensity and expectation to the program.

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Opinion


Viewpoint: Re-evaluate feminism

    Viewpoint: Re-evaluate feminism

With as much media attention the issue is receiving, it feels a bit redundant to write about. But I can’t shake the feeling that people don’t understand what feminism actually is.

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Lariat Letters

Thank you, StuGov leaders

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