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    Lab Abuzz: BU scientists aim to make vaccine for mosquito-transmitted diseases

Lab Abuzz: BU scientists aim to make vaccine for mosquito-transmitted diseases

Dr. Cheolho Sim, assistant professor of biology, has a laboratory that is as dark, hot and humid as a rainforest. He keeps various species of mosquitoes there and works on ways to prevent them from spreading tropical diseases.

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    Lariat Letter: I’m a Jew. I’m a Christian. Between them, I find harmony.

Lariat Letter: I’m a Jew. I’m a Christian. Between them, I find harmony.

My name is Micah Furlong, and I’m a Jewish Christian.

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    Twisty lives up to name in ‘Horror Story’

Twisty lives up to name in ‘Horror Story’

When “American Horror Story” creator Ryan Murphy first contacted actor John Carroll Lynch about a possible role on the fourth season of his gleefully deranged hit, he was upfront about his aims for a new character, a silent, grinning killer straight out of a child’s nightmare.

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    BU falls to West Virginia 3-1

BU falls to West Virginia 3-1

Baylor volleyball dropped a disappointing 3-1 loss to West Virginia Wednesday night inside the Ferrell Center 20-25, 21-25, 25-22, 19-25 to extend its six-game winless streak in conference play.

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    Humane Society to receive makeover

Humane Society to receive makeover

The Humane Society of Central Texas is in the process of a $2 million renovation project that will help the organization attain its goal of becoming a “no kill” shelter.

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    Recent poll projects win for GOP in upcoming election

Recent poll projects win for GOP in upcoming election

Two weeks before Election Day, most of the nation’s likely voters now expect the Republican Party to take control of the U.S. Senate, according to a new Associated Press-GfK poll. And by a growing margin, they say that’s the outcome they’d like to see.

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    Volleyball hosts West Virginia

Volleyball hosts West Virginia

Baylor volleyball looks to turn its season around as it hosts tonight’s Big 12 matchup against West Virginia in the Ferrell Center.

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    Viewpoint: Baylor strives for harmonious relationships among faiths

Viewpoint: Baylor strives for harmonious relationships among faiths

In ancient Greece, townspeople came together into the marketplace for both commerce and trade, on the one hand, and the exchange of ideas, on the other. This culture, which reached its zenith in ancient Athens, is powerfully captured in Acts chapter 17.

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    Freshmen squeeze into housing wherever possible

Freshmen squeeze into housing wherever possible

With a record breaking class, more than 3,600 college-bound students chose to call Baylor University home this fall, but there wasn’t exactly enough room for all of them.

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    Ebola forces nursing students to move

Ebola forces nursing students to move

In light of recent Ebola virus scares, Baylor nursing students enrolled in the Louise Herrington School of Nursing transferred from Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas to nearby hospitals to complete clinicals.

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