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.
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.
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.
When 40,000-45,000 sports fans infiltrate the Baylor Bubble next football season, the university will begin enforcing a new parking policy to make room for more vehicles on campus.
Students can expect huge changes in campus dining by the start of the fall semester. Penland Food Court will undergo a full-scale renovation, said Brett Perlowski, the director of dining services at Baylor. The interior will be completely gutted and 14,000 square-foot will be added to the exterior of the building for the new dining area, and dining at Penland will be completely different, he said.
Baylor and Waco police agree — if there’s ice on the road, it’s best just not to drive at all. After attending to 75 ice-related wrecks in the Waco area from Sunday evening into Monday morning, police urged residents to stay off the roads whenever the temperature is below freezing.
Although the 2014 Winter Olympics have come to a close, the fascination with sports that have found a home in frigid temperatures has not.
Baylor’s own Courtney Lyons, the assistant director of student success and a lecturer of religion, spends her days in the academic world Monday through Friday, but when Saturday rolls around, she takes her place on a pair of blades fit for the Sochi games.