Shanty houses. Dusty roads. Toddlers with swollen bellies. Many Americans often associate these images with poverty, and they are not always incorrect in doing so. But Victor Boutros, a ’94 Baylor alumnus and federal prosecutor, thinks they are missing a huge piece of what the impoverished world faces on a daily basis — systemized violence.
AUSTIN — The last abortion clinic in the vast, impoverished Rio Grande Valley closed Thursday, along with the sole remaining clinic in the 100-mile stretch between Houston and the Louisiana border, posing a tall obstacle to women seeking to end pregnancies across a wide swath of the nation’s second-largest state.
The Heart of Texas Urban Gardening Coalition and the Baylor Community Garden will host its first Junior Master Gardener Club meeting the week after spring break.
The BearWeb login portal will receive a makeover Saturday, as a team of students and staff from Baylor ITS, ITS advisory, registrar and student services work to make BearWeb easier to navigate.
Local businesses have the chance through the Cen-Tex African American Chamber of Commerce to be counseled and network with other businesses.
Student Government officers travelled to Washington, D.C., to represent Baylor at Big XII on the Hill. Student leaders from all of the Big XII schools travel to D.C. to meet with legislators and advocate for college students. They met with more than a dozen legislators and discussed issues that pertain to students today.
Spring break may have already started for some Baylor students, but the Random Acts of Wellness week continues until Friday.
According to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, March is National Nutrition Month and Baylor’s Fitness Department has taken action in the McLane Student Life Center.
After three grueling hours of competition, Baylor Army ROTC cadets overcame the cold and rain to defeat the Air Force ROTC cadets in a series of physical events and claimed the prestigious President’s Cup on Wednesday.
WASHINGTON — Essay optional. No penalties for wrong answers. The SAT college entrance exam is undergoing sweeping revisions.
Changes in the annual test that millions of students take will also do away with some vocabulary words such as “prevaricator” and “sagacious” in favor of words more commonly used in school and on the job.
Republican and Democratic primaries were held Tuesday for Texas governor and state congressional positions, as well as for U.S. congressional seats. Of 125,080 registered voters in McLennan County, 1.95 percent showed up to vote in the Democratic primaries, and 8.99 percent for the Republican primaries. Now the results are in.