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Student author: Publishing isn’t magical, easy

Woodway senior Elizabeth Henning published her debut philosophical novel “The Conspirators” after four years of writing and editing while attending Baylor.

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    Professor infuses stories with human experience

Professor infuses stories with human experience

Arna B. Hemenway, assistant professor of English, joined the Baylor faculty last fall as a creative writing professor. His collection of short stories called “Elegy on Kinderklavier,” will be on sale at bookstores starting July 15.

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    Alum’s novel gives face to poverty crisis

Alum’s novel gives face to poverty crisis

Shanty houses. Dusty roads. Toddlers with swollen bellies. Many Americans often associate these images with poverty, and they are not always incorrect in doing so. But Victor Boutros, a ’94 Baylor alumnus and federal prosecutor, thinks they are missing a huge piece of what the impoverished world faces on a daily basis — systemized violence.

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    Rowling as Galbraith to produce new thriller

Rowling as Galbraith to produce new thriller

J.K. Rowling is back with a novel involving
a writer whose acid-tipped pen may have led to murder.
Publisher Little, Brown said Monday that it is publishing
a second book by Robert Galbraith, the “Harry Potter”
author’s thriller-writing pseudonym.

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    Sorority celebrates love, arts

Sorority celebrates love, arts

On the eve of Valentine’s Day, Zeta Phi Beta along with the Black History Month Committee presented “Jazz and Stanzas” in the SUB Den.

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    Student pens interactive dating guide

Student pens interactive dating guide

By Abigail Loop Reporter Dallas junior Makenzie Hagestad seems to have made the most of her past relationship troubles. In her first book, “A Guide to Your Girlfriend: A Personalized Map to Your Boyfriend,” Hagestad includes what she has learned from her experiences in the dating game to help couples

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    C.S. Lewis’ works still have impact in Christian thinking 50 years later

C.S. Lewis’ works still have impact in Christian thinking 50 years later

From Aslan’s roar to reading letters from Uncle Screwtape to explaining theology to the common man, C.S. Lewis continues to make a huge impact on children, students and adults alike.

Even 50 years after his death, Lewis is still a popular author for his fiction as well as his theological and philosophical writings.

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    Hosseini’s new novel exceeds other popular works

Hosseini’s new novel exceeds other popular works

Khaled Hosseini, New York Times best-selling author of “Kite Runner” and “A Thousand Splendid Suns,” has somehow outdone himself. In his newest novel, “And The Mountains Echoed,” Hosseini takes readers once again on a spiritual journey, but this time, instead of following one story, Hosseini combines many stories into a single narrative.

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    Submit today: The Pulse accepting Classics research papers

Submit today: The Pulse accepting Classics research papers

Students are required to write numerous research papers covering a wide array of topics, but more often than not, these papers are tossed into the recycling bin after the grade has been earned. Instead of recycling these papers or letting them stay on a hard drive, students can submit their papers for publication in The Pulse, the official undergraduate journal of Baylor.

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    Book skims surface of revivalist culture with personal account

Book skims surface of revivalist culture with personal account

Chekhov’s gun is canon law for the dramatic principle of foreshadowing. It goes a little like this: If a loaded gun is mentioned in the opening of a story, before the story is over, the gun must be used. Otherwise, it should be omitted.

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