Students graduating in spring are encouraged to participate in Bear Faire from noon-6 p.m. today and Wednesday in the Stone Room at the Ferrell Center. Bear Faire gives students the chance to do everything they need for commencement, including purchasing regalia and ordering announcements, checking their names on their diploma and learning more about Ring Out. Students may also record a Shout Out, ask questions about student loans, purchase a senior ring and have senior portraits taken for the yearbook.
The 13th annual Bearathon will be held at 7 a.m. March 21. The Bearathon half-marathon is the “toughest half in Texas.” Proceeds from the race go to student scholarships. Both the half and the 5k will finish outside McLane Stadium. Registration will end March 20. For additional information or to register, visit www.baylor.edu/studentfoundation.
Tough Texts and Tough Questions is a bi weekly study of biblical passages and discussion of difficult questions that aren’t usually covered in church. Meetings are held at 4:17 p.m. Upcoming meetings are this Thursday, March 26 and April 9 in the Bobo Spiritual Life Center. For additional information, contact Michael_Laminack@baylor.edu.
The Concerts and Speakers Committee, Union Board, Baylor Activities Council and Student Productions Committee are all accepting applications for the 2015-16 year. The C.U.B.S. organizations contribute to various events on campus around the year, such as Christmas on 5th, Pigskin Revue and All-University Sing. C.U.B.S. is holding an interest meeting at 7 p.m. today in the Cowden Room of the Bill Daniel Student Center . For additional information, contact Pierce_Shivers@baylor.edu, Brandon_Lokey@baylor.edu or Lisa_Perry@baylor.edu.
Gamma Alpha Omega’s first co-ed kickball tournament, Kick it for Kids, is accepting early registration until Friday. The tournament will be held March 28 and 29. Early registration is $10 and includes a T-shirt and meals for both days. Late registration will cost $15 and will end March 20. Proceeds will go to Big Brothers Big Sisters. Teams must have at least of six players to register. The grand prize is $500. For additional information, contact Kryssy_Duran@baylor.edu.
Bears Against Breast Cancer is having an interest meeting at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in 110 Cashion Academic Center. Bears Against Breast Cancer is a group that plans events to raise money and awareness for Susan G. Komen Central Texas. For additional information, contact Brooks_Byers@baylor.edu.
The documentary “A Fragile Trust,” which tells the story of a plagiarism scandal in the The New York Times, will be playing at 6 p.m. Tuesday in 101 Marrs McLean Science Building. Macarena Hernández, lecturer in the department of journalism, public relations and new media, is the reporter whose work
A lecture by Daniel Peppe, assistant professor of geology, called “The Ape in the Trees” will be conducted at 7 p.m. today at the Mayborn Museum. The lecture will cover how scientists use plant and animal fossils and information from rocks to reconstruct the climate and landscape of eastern Africa
Located in the garden level of Moody Memorial Library, the new TechPoint Video Booth provides Baylor faculty, students and staff with an easy way to shoot basic videos. The booth is available from 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. The booth has an HD quality camera, shotgun microphone,
The third annual Battle of the Bands, hosted by the Baylor Student Activities Union Board, will be held 6 p.m. March 26, in the Bill Daniel Student Center Den. Submissions for bands are being accepted. For additional information, contact email@example.com.