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    Downtown transportation takes detour with renovations, upgrades

Downtown transportation takes detour with renovations, upgrades

The face of transportation in Waco may be changing. The city has hired firms CDM Smith Inc. and RJ Rivera Associates to conduct a study of transportation downtown and to provide an analysis and recommendations for the city. The direction of streets, make-up of sidewalks and routes of buses may be updated in the coming decade.

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    Alum chosen to lead national hunger efforts

Alum chosen to lead national hunger efforts

American dinner tables that sit empty will soon be adorned with meals for the hungry, thanks to a new hunger commission headed by a green and gold alumnus.

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    Softball loses two, wins one versus OU

Softball loses two, wins one versus OU

No. 12 Baylor and No. 13 Oklahoma met in a battle of Big 12 softball dominance over the weekend at Getterman Stadium. The Bears dropped the first two games of the series on Friday and Saturday, but earned a come-from-behind win Sunday to salvage a 2-1 series split.

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    Professor infuses stories with human experience

Professor infuses stories with human experience

Arna B. Hemenway, assistant professor of English, joined the Baylor faculty last fall as a creative writing professor. His collection of short stories called “Elegy on Kinderklavier,” will be on sale at bookstores starting July 15.

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    Making dreams come true Wish come true

Making dreams come true Wish come true

When 12-year-old Jason Andrews walked into the Chi Omega room in the Stacey Riddle Forum at 2 p.m. last Sunday side by side with LaPlace, La., sophomore Rico Gathers, forward for the Baylor men’s basketball team, he did so to the cheers of over 100 members of the sorority.

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    Editorial: Let’s talk about sex; Students need sex ed

Editorial: Let’s talk about sex; Students need sex ed

According to a study on teen pregnancy released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, eight out of 10 teens fail to receive sex education before their first sexual encounter. Though the study shows the rate of teen pregnancy has decreased over the past decade, it also suggests that sex education could further decrease the overall prevalence of teen pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections.

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    Votes counted, Edwards wins

Votes counted, Edwards wins

After a competitive campaign season for student body elections, Arlington junior Dominic Edwards was elected student body president. He received 1,617 votes, 502 more votes than his opponent San Antonio sophomore Chase Hardy.

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    Obama celebrates 50 years since Civil Rights Act

Obama celebrates 50 years since Civil Rights Act

A half-century after the passage of sweeping civil rights legislation, President Barack Obama declared that he had “lived out the promise” envisioned by Lyndon B. Johnson, the president who championed the push for greater racial equality.

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    Canion earns legacy as an all-time Baylor great

Canion earns legacy as an all-time Baylor great

Sometimes it feels like senior pitcher Whitney Canion has been at Baylor forever. Thanks to multiple injury-plagued seasons, this is Canion’s sixth year on campus. Throughout all the adversity, Canion has forged her path as the unquestioned greatest pitcher in Baylor softball history.

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    Baseball faces Dallas Baptist

Baseball faces Dallas Baptist

Baylor baseball has suffered from sloppy form, after going winless last weekend against No. 8 Texas and dropping a mid-week 4-3 decision to Sam Houston State, but the Bears have a chance to turn it around this weekend with a three-game series against Dallas Baptist.

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Poppers, Lockers, and Breakers, a campus hip-hop dance organization, will…

The Association of Black Students will host Grab the Mic…

The Baylor Men’s Choir will perform at all three chapel…

The Multicultural Student Leadership Summit will be held from 9…

The Multicultural Student Leadership Summit will be held from 9…

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