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    No. 5 Baylor tennis beats No. 11 Virginia again, moves to 9-2

No. 5 Baylor tennis beats No. 11 Virginia again, moves to 9-2

The No. 5 Baylor Bears faced No. 11 Virginia for the second time this season on Sunday afternoon, but the result ended the same way. The Bears took down the Cavaliers 5-2 at the Hawkins Indoor Tennis Center to improve to 9-2 on the season.

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    Phi Kappa Chi takes first place at Sing 2015

Phi Kappa Chi takes first place at Sing 2015

The 62-year-long tradition of All-University Sing came to a close Saturday night, and the winners were announced following the nearly four hour show. First place was awarded to Phi Kappa Chi, second place went to Kappa Omega Tau and third place was given to Pi Beta Phi.

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    Miami U professor gives voice to unheard song leaders

Miami U professor gives voice to unheard song leaders

Returning guest Tammy Kernodle sang and discussed the role of black women activists who used music as a nonviolent strategy Thursday evening in Castellaw Communication Center. “I ain’t gonna let nobody turn me around, gonna keep on walkin’, keep on talkin’, marchin’ on freedom’s way,” Kernodle sang, leading the audience as the female activists did 50 years ago.

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    Keston Center remembers USSR religious persecution

Keston Center remembers USSR religious persecution

Though one would struggle to find evidence of persecution of Christians on Baylor’s campus, students and researchers can visit the archives of the Keston Center for Religion, Politics and Society to learn what living in a society without religious freedom is like. The center holds thousands of books, journals, documents and testimonies on the persecution of churches and religious expression in former communist countries, mostly in the former USSR.

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    Q&A – World traveler: Australian basketball star opens up on acclimating to Baylor

Q&A – World traveler: Australian basketball star opens up on acclimating to Baylor

Freshman guard Kristy Wallace has been on a wild ride in her transition from high school to college. Many students stay in the same state for college. Some live just two hours down the road from the university they attend and even they start to miss home.

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    Bear Pit digs deep: Students rally

Bear Pit digs deep: Students rally

When fans and spectators sit down to watch a Baylor basketball game at the Ferrell Center, they will notice a lot of energy comes from behind the basket. Originally a club, the Baylor Bear Pit looks to create a unique fan experience for each spectator that walks through the doors of the stadium.

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    Broaden your tastebuds: Break the monotony and try new foods in Waco

Broaden your tastebuds: Break the monotony and try new foods in Waco

Food does different things for different people. For some, it has the power to create friendships through fellowship. For others, it’s ability to bring back fond memories can be comforting. In a way, food also serves as a source of identity for cultures. One thing is certain — the food experience is universal.

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    Lariat TV News takes part in international broadcast

Lariat TV News takes part in international broadcast

For the first time in Lariat history, we are taking part in a global news broadcast called the Global News Relay. Twelve universities around the world have each compiled a 15-minute newscast on poverty in their individual regions. Universities from Australia, India, the U.S. and other countries will compile their videos into a three-hour newscast that airs today. Look for the hashtag #GlobalNewsPoverty on our Facebook, Twitter and Daily Headlines email to watch the LIVE event at 11 a.m. CST.

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    Baylor men’s basketball beats No. 12 Iowa State in Ames

Baylor men’s basketball beats No. 12 Iowa State in Ames

No. 19 Baylor men’s basketball used a big second half run to pull away and defeat No. 12 Iowa State 79-70 on Wednesday night at Hilton Coliseum in Ames, Iowa.

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    Snow day? More like snow hour

Snow day? More like snow hour

Baylor’s campus was coated with snow Wednesday, and students took the chance to take pictures, throw snowballs and dance in the icy weather. The snow fell for about two hours, starting around 8:15 a.m. and lasting until around 10:30 a.m., when it turned into a cold rain. The ground did not stay white for long, as the day warmed to a high of 52 degrees Fahrenheit.

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