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    BU football to raise money for rare diseases through Touchdown Pledge Drive

BU football to raise money for rare diseases through Touchdown Pledge Drive

When No. 12 Baylor football goes onto the field at McLane Stadium on Saturday, they will play for several reasons: to win another Big 12 conference game, to stay in the College Playoff race and for Midway High School junior Jacoby Burks.

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    Alumni receive award for efforts in film

Alumni receive award for efforts in film

For making waves in Hollywood, two Baylor graduates received the prestigious Alumni of the Year award Thursday evening.

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    Alumni resume band started during college years

Alumni resume band started during college years

By Madison Miller & Julia Eckardt Reporters After a seven-year hiatus, Waco band ColorBox released its first EP titled “Meet ColorBox” this fall. The four-man group includes Sam Henderson and Brett Christenson, lecturers at Baylor, Stephen Bolech, an audiovisual digitization specialist at Baylor, and Clayton Faulkner, a Lutheran pastor in

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    No. 13 Baylor football looks to  get back on track against Kansas

No. 13 Baylor football looks to get back on track against Kansas

At the halfway mark through Baylor football’s 2014 season, questions still linger on how good the Bears can be. In the past three weeks, the perception of the Bears’ standing in the conference and the country has changed substantially, rising and falling.

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    Tola Itiola learns fast,  both on and off the court

Tola Itiola learns fast, both on and off the court

By Cody Soto Sports Writer Sophomore middle hitter Tola Itiola had never played a sport before the eighth grade, let alone volleyball. Born in Lagos, Nigeria, Itiola came to the United States in 2008 with no prior knowledge of how to play volleyball. When she enrolled at Carrollton Christian Academy,

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    Holy Crepe: Student opens food truck business

Holy Crepe: Student opens food truck business

The Baylor community doesn’t have to travel to Paris to get an authentic crepe anymore. Baylor Bears can simply visit Bullard junior Madeline Perkins’ food truck, Holy Crepe.

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    Blog: Let me go Home(coming)

Blog: Let me go Home(coming)

For the last couple months, I’ve felt my Texas roots growing weaker as I’ve tried to build my nest in the Big Apple. Of course, I’m incredibly proud of where I come from, but apparently there’s just some things about me that don’t allow this Bible Belt girl to sink into the New York crowd.

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    Digging Deep: Professor, doctoral candidates test new oil extracting method

Digging Deep: Professor, doctoral candidates test new oil extracting method

A geology professor and two doctoral candidates in geology at Baylor are working on new ways to extract crude oil in western Canada.

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    Obama on Ebola fight: US  shouldn’t hinder healthcare

Obama on Ebola fight: US shouldn’t hinder healthcare

Pushing to confront Ebola at its West African source, President Barack Obama said Wednesday the United States was not immune to the disease but cautioned against discouraging American health care workers with restrictive measures that confine them upon their return from the afflicted region. “We can’t hermetically seal ourselves off,” he declared.

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    Lariat Letter: I’m not atheist, I’m nonreligious. And I’m a Baylor student.

Lariat Letter: I’m not atheist, I’m nonreligious. And I’m a Baylor student.

I am from a little city in the heart of Louisiana that is dominated by Baptists and Pentecostals. I was baptized Episcopal and attended church for years.

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