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Construction at McLane stadium nearing completion

Three percent of construction is all the remains before fans can enter the $266 million McLane Stadium to watch the Baylor Bears face off against Southern Methodist University, said Jeff Horn, the senior superintendent for Austin Flintco.

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Baylor establishes College of Health and Human Sciences

The Baylor Board of Regents voted today to establish the College of Health and Human Sciences. The meating also included the election of new regents, the approval of new goals for Pro Futuris and presentations of appreciation by the Baylor Faculty Senate.

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Athletes should bench envy of teammates

There are a shocking number of stories and sagas behind the scenes of college sports that rarely ever get talked about, much less even known to others outside the lines. The focus hardly ever goes to players waiting their turn in college, struggling to feel affirmation for their hard work.

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    Netflix binge: A new way to devour media

Netflix binge: A new way to devour media

On Valentine’s Day earlier this year, sleazy politician Frank Underwood wooed the world once again with his syrupy-sweet southern accent and maniacal tilt of the head. After a yearlong hiatus, both he and his equally diabolical bride strangled the life out of allies and foes alike with their conniving, cunning charm.

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Waco works to batter domestic abuse

“You whore! You are nothing but a whore!” Her face smashed into the dashboard. *Sarah could not hear the words her husband, *James, was screaming. They were muffled in the moment – lost in the sheer shock of what was happening. Head throbbing, ears ringing. She knew this was bad. This was not the first time, but it had never been quite like this.

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Only time can tell…curse words are here to stay

It may seem nuckin futz, but swear words are considered the hottest verbal commodity in the world today. For hundreds of years, these no-no words have been used by people in the English language to express, impress, insult and de-stress.

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    Driving around in soapboxes: Students’ road rage manifests on campus due to pace, transportation methods

Driving around in soapboxes: Students’ road rage manifests on campus due to pace, transportation methods

Anger, anxiety, depression, sleepiness and being under the influence. Some people may experience these feelings and emotions more than others and some may only experience one of these emotions. No matter how often a person experiences this, we have all been in one of these states of being before, even when behind the wheel. These states also cause road rage.

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Students forced to cut corners to afford college

#poorcollegestudent #ramennoodlelife #noshame #collegestruggles – We’ve all seen these stereotypical phrases being posted by college students while checking Facebook and Twitter.

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    Acclaimed journalist visits campus: Williams, Starr cover topics from politics to Mandela

Acclaimed journalist visits campus: Williams, Starr cover topics from politics to Mandela

In the midst of ever mounting public frustration with the federal government, Fox News commentator Juan Williams, a man with over 20 years of experience as a journalist covering America’s political scene, featured as the guest speaker in Baylor’s “On Topic with Ken Starr” Thursday evening in Waco Hall.

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    Professor inspires students in teaching, tenacity

Professor inspires students in teaching, tenacity

Dr. Roger Kirk doesn’t just know statistics, he wrote the book. Kirk, distinguished professor of psychology and statistics and master teacher, embodies the Baylor professor students are told about during orientation — one-of-a-kind. Known for his cha-chaing in class, he succeeds in academia through his research and textbooks, but he also serves as a mentor for students. Despite being diagnosed with pancreatic lymphoma less than two years ago, his dedication to teaching has persisted, and he has returned to Baylor to teach after only a two-semester absence.

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