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    Blog: “Winter” at Baylor

Blog: “Winter” at Baylor

I wake up shivering, toes literally (and I meant literally) frozen. I check the weather app on my phone. Forty-three degrees. Yesterday was 65.

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    Meanwhile we solve the playoff conundrum …

Meanwhile we solve the playoff conundrum …

Without fail, just about every night at the Lariat a discussion about sports breaks out. Like most in the Baylor Nation, the Lariat staff is paying close attention to the college playoffs committee’s rankings.

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    Blog: Hark! The Herald Square Angels Sing

Blog: Hark! The Herald Square Angels Sing

It’s beginning to look a lot like a metropolitan Christmas. Seriously, everywhere you go.

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    Blog: What a Swiftie can learn about dating

Blog: What a Swiftie can learn about dating

After years of hiding in the closet with my old-school hip hop and Bon Iver, I’m finally coming out. I hereby announce — without shame and without regard for the friends who might turn against me — that am a Taylor Swift fan. Go ahead, you obscure-indie-listeners and rap-music-devotees, say what you want. Call me a “Swiftie,” even, because that’s exactly what I am.

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    Blog: Meanwhile…I enjoy sports too

Blog: Meanwhile…I enjoy sports too

I like movies. I like music. I like art and fun festivals. But today I’m taking a break from the usual fluff of the arts and entertainment desk to touch on one of the most terrifying topics for someone in my position – sports.

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    Blog: 2 ways to avoid being a modern-day Regina George

Blog: 2 ways to avoid being a modern-day Regina George

Last week I wrote about men behaving misogynistic toward women. This week I’m looking in the mirror to observe ways in which women are cruel to one another.

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    Blog: Sickness in the City

Blog: Sickness in the City

Now that the Ebola scare has settled down since the infected doctor in a New York hospital was released into the world recently, I too thought my dread of falling ill could finally pass. As I’ve mentioned in a previous blog, I’ve been fighting off an incessant cold practically since I landed here. However, as I’ve learned over the past week, sometimes it’s best to accept one’s sickening fate.

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    Blog: Meanwhile on the cops beat…

Blog: Meanwhile on the cops beat…

Before I start this piece, I’m going to explain a bit about how staff writers and reporters are able to divide and conquer: We have what is called a beat.

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    Blog: I love old friends who’ve just met

Blog: I love old friends who’ve just met

Hi, my name is Taylor, and I’m a closeted introvert; that is, I’m an introvert pretending to be an extrovert.

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    Blog: 5 ways to avoid being a misogynist

Blog: 5 ways to avoid being a misogynist

Acts of misogyny — no matter how subtle or small — should not be tolerated or condoned. The term “boys will be boys,” which has often been used to excuse seemingly harmless misogynistic behavior, must no longer be a part of our vernacular. Men, for your own wellbeing, I’ve compiled a list of things NOT to do in order to avoid being a petty misogynist.

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