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    Students reflect on home, terrorists

Students reflect on home, terrorists

After the Boko Haram terrorist group killed as many as 2000 people in Baga, Nigeria, Baylor students from the region expressed their concerns about this group’s operations in their home country.

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Women’s exit of IT studied at Baylor

Women working in information technologies still represent a minority, but do have opportunity to expand due to today’s tech-savvy culture, according to one Baylor professor’s study.

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    Baylor to offer students new study abroad program at Israeli university this summer

Baylor to offer students new study abroad program at Israeli university this summer

Shannon Barbour Reporter For the first time, Baylor students will be given the opportunity to study at Tel Aviv University starting this summer. A public university, Tel Aviv is Israel’s largest university, and has over 30,000 students. Despite the media attention that the area receives on a daily basis, Robert

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    Program promotes transfers

Program promotes transfers

By Rachel Leland Staff Writer President and Chancellor Ken Starr signed a transfer agreement with Dr. Colleen Smith, Collin College interim district president, that will allow eligible Collin College students to more easily transfer between the two institutions. The partnership takes place through the “Baylor Bound” program, an endeavor that

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    Students receive the shockingly cold shoulder

Students receive the shockingly cold shoulder

By Rachel Leland Staff Writer New York City and much of the Northeast are bracing for snowstorm Juno, which could potentially affect over 35 million people. Unfortunately, for students with the Baylor Communication in New York City program, the storm could temporarily jeopardize their work. The program takes students to

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    Baylor Quidditch hosts ‘Brooms on the Brazos’

Baylor Quidditch hosts ‘Brooms on the Brazos’

Baylor Quidditch Association hosted the first tournament at Baylor University, Brooms on the Brazos, Saturday at the BSB fields. Among the schools represented were Texas A&M, UTSA and Loyola.

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    #CaptionMulkey Contest Winner

#CaptionMulkey Contest Winner

“Are you not entertained?”  Congratulations to Murfreesboro, Tenn., junior John Mark Buckner! His is our winner for last week’s #CaptionMulkey contest. Check the Lariat’s Twitter (@bulariat) each Monday for new contests, and you could win a Lariat T-shirt and mug.

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Oil and gas lawsuit affects Baylor land

Baylor University filed a petition in intervention in a lawsuit against Gaither Petroleum Corp., Gaither Asset Management Inc. and Orville Duane Gaither II on Jan. 12. The petition involves a Baylor-owned oil lease.

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    A lesson on comedy: Professor discusses racial joke sensitivity

A lesson on comedy: Professor discusses racial joke sensitivity

Dr. Samuel Perry, assistant professor of the Baylor Interdisciplinary Core and Honors College, and Waco community members gathered at 5:30 p.m. at St. Alban’s Episcopal Church to discuss the effects of laughing at culturally and racially sensitive jokes.

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    Waco honors Dr.  Martin Luther King Jr.

Waco honors Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Dozens of people gathered at the corner of Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Elm Avenue this past Friday to pay their respects to Dr. King Martin Luther King. Jr., and to remember that there is still more work to be done.

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