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BU dancers win awards at contest

After a leap, jump and plié, the Baylor Dance Company has danced its way to high awards at the American Collegiate Championship competition.

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    Colbert responds to Twitter controversy, deletes show account

Colbert responds to Twitter controversy, deletes show account

In his first night on the air since a campaign to #CancelColbert erupted on Twitter Thursday night, Stephen Colbert spent nearly his entire show Monday night responding to charges of racial insensitivity.

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    Story finally ends for  ‘How I Met Your Mother’

Story finally ends for ‘How I Met Your Mother’

It took nine years, but the — wait for it — legendary tale of “How I Met Your Mother” comes to an end Monday when the comedy takes a final bow.

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    J.K. Rowling: ‘Harry Potter’ spinoff set for movie trilogy

J.K. Rowling: ‘Harry Potter’ spinoff set for movie trilogy

When J.K. Rowling revealed plans for a “Harry Potter” spinoff film adapted from her “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them,” fans rejoiced at the idea of returning to the wizarding world the author rendered in such detail in her worldwide bestsellers about the Boy Who Lived.

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Students celebrate culture, cuisine at Gateway to India

For one day every year, Waco transforms from a city in the heart of Texas into a journey through the Indian subcontinent. The Indian Subcontinent Student Association will present the 19th annual Gateway to India on Saturday.

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    Trail of cookie crumbs leads to Baylor campus

Trail of cookie crumbs leads to Baylor campus

“It’s like a party in your mouth when you take a bite,” Amarillo junior Chase Sairly said about eating a Sgt. Butter’s Lonely Oats club cookie, a treat only available at Lula Jane’s in Waco.

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    Alumnus film goes back  to ‘When Dallas Rocked’

Alumnus film goes back to ‘When Dallas Rocked’

Many Texans, particularly in younger generations, view Austin as the music capital of Texas with its eclectic music scene and the nationally recognized South by Southwest festival. However, one Baylor alumnus shows in his documentary that Dallas, not Austin, used to be the hub for music in the southwest.
Alumnus Kirby Warnock attended Baylor during the early 1970s, a time when Dallas pulled major rock artists from across the country. His documentary “When Dallas Rocked,” which will show at 7 p.m. today in 101 Marrs McLean Science Building, is free and open to the public.

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BU art students vie for exhibition slots, awards

Art students spend weeks and weeks developing a repertoire of work. In the spring, their hard work pays off in an exhibition for other students, family and friends to see.

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    Project helps promote music artists, events

Project helps promote music artists, events

When not promoting a sold-out rock concert that can seat tens of thousands, Baylor students, alongside their guiding professor, are gaining first-hand promotional experience through Common Grounds’ Friday night concert.

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Contemporary poets celebrate works at Beall Festival

Literary icons: masters of words, image and meter — poetry steps off the page and onto campus this week.
The 20th annual Beall Poetry Festival, beginning today and ends Friday, is full of events for poetry lovers. The 2014 festival features four award-winning guest participants: Andrew Hudgins, Valzhyna Mort, Christian Wiman and Ronald Schuchard.

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Bear Briefs

The Wells Project will have an interest meeting at 8…

Poppers, Lockers, and Breakers, a campus hip-hop dance organization, will…

The Association of Black Students will host Grab the Mic…

The Baylor Men’s Choir will perform at all three chapel…

The Multicultural Student Leadership Summit will be held from 9…

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