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Vessel: Baylor student’s life takes shape in unexpected ways

  Vessel: Baylor student’s life takes shape in unexpected ways

Ali Fry was born in Louisville, Ky., to a mother who has what is most likely paranoid schizophrenia. The two spent approximately the first six years of her life in and out of homelessness. Although Ali loved her biological mother, she said their life together was chaotic.

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Little Italy, Big Flavor

  Little Italy, Big Flavor

As a young adult born and raised in Italy, owner Mary Baris, who dreamt of exploring countries, came to America and soon-after opened a restaurant in New York. But since NYC was too crowded for her taste, she soon found her way to Waco.

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Bring It On!

Starting with Baylor’s epic win over TCU in 2011, Pearcy, Ark., senior Dakota Ethridge, two-year captain and four-year member of Baylor’s yell leaders, has become a special part of Baylor history.

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Good eats made with love so sweet

  Good eats made with love so sweet

Behind the counter of Lula Jane’s, whisking eggs into a meringue or slicing up a decadent layer cake, you’ll find a woman in flour-dusted overalls named Nancy Grayson.

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Zac Brown attempts crossover move, fails

  Zac Brown attempts crossover move, fails

It seems like all the albums I’ve reviewed for the Lariat have been over artists making crossover jumps in genre. So when I sat down with Zac Brown Band’s new release, I was a little disappointed to learn it was following this trend.

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Wife of ‘Sniper’ author publishes book on grief

  Wife of ‘Sniper’ author publishes book on grief

The widow of famed “American Sniper” author Chris Kyle says in her upcoming book that she struggled with the idea of whether her husband’s killer should be executed.

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For your body: try these exercises to boost energy, mood

  For your body: try these exercises to boost energy, mood

By Deven Hopp Byrdie (TNS) It would be impossible for your workout to include every muscle-toning, calorie-torching move you’ve heard/seen/read

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Combatting finals: De-stress like a Lariateer

  Combatting finals: De-stress like a Lariateer

Some of the Lariat staff responded to the question, “How do you deal with stress during finals week?” Their answers range from finding every distraction possible to just curling up in the fetal position. We’re going to need more Kleenex.

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Kick the finals blues with a little bit of fun

  Kick the finals blues with a little bit of fun

Finals week is one of the most taxing parts of the year, but that doesn’t mean the pressure of performing well on exams has to take control of students’ lives. Self-care, which involves maintaining one’s overall health, includes managing stress.

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Student film gains momentum at national and international festivals

  Student film gains momentum at national and international festivals

Baylor alumnus Maverick Moore directed the film as a graduate student alongside fellow graduate and undergraduate students from the Baylor theater and film departments. He spent almost a full year developing the project, which will be screened at the Cannes Film Festival in France this May.

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