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Baylor announced on Wednesday a $1 million donation from alumni Steve and Penny Carlile to create the Steve and Penny Carlile Plaza on the Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation, the new complex to house the Hankamer School of Business.
Terry Maness, dean of the business school, said the plaza, which will be located on the corner of Third Street and Bagby Avenue, will be one of the major entrances into the business building.
Baylor Urban Missions is giving children of the Waco community a chance to have fun while learning more about Christianity and the Christmas story.
The Baylor children’s ministry group, Kings Club is partnered with Mission Waco. Kings Club has separated into two groups to further interact, teach and play with the children at Kate Ross and Ashton Oaks Apartments.
“I knew immediately that something wasn’t right, but I didn’t know. It didn’t even occur to me that I could leave. It didn’t occur to me that I could walk away. It didn’t occur to me to say stop. I just, something felt funny in my stomach but I didn’t know what to do,” said Christopher Anderson, executive director for MaleSurvivor, a national organization that provides resources to help with hope, healing, and support for male survivors of sexual assault.
Baylor’s campus will be full of Christmas cheer Thursday at the annual celebration of Christmas on Fifth Street, starting at 6 p.m. at Fountain Mall, Burleson Quadrangle, Traditions Plaza and the Bill Daniel Student Center.
The event will have entertainment for the whole family, such as a petting zoo, pictures with Santa, carriage rides, family portraits, a live nativity and “Elf,” a Christmas movie, showing on the lawn.
One Baylor alumnus may have perfected the art of mixing business with pleasure.
Baylor alumnus Charles Poe, vice president of production for the Smithsonian Channel, is in charge of organizing the series of interviews in a Smithsonian film.
Whether he is hearing personal stories from people who witnessed the assassination of President John F. Kennedy or learning about a massive species of snake from the age of the dinosaurs, every project is an adventure.
Baylor has dominated Texas Christian University in more than just football.
After the first Baylor vs. TCU Young Alumni Challenge, Baylor graduates from the class 2003 to 2013 donated $131,575 more than young horned frog graduates in what was dubbed the I-35 Battle Royale.
After going on sale Monday at 10 a.m., Baylor football gave out their full allotment of student tickets by 2:15 p.m. on Tuesday afternoon. Student Activities reported selling out of student tickets after distributing a record 6,700 tickets on day one of student ticket sales.
Don’t talk to strangers.
This statement has echoed in classrooms and gymnasiums all across the country for years as children are taught about the dangers they have to watch out for. Children are warned of “stranger danger.” They are taught from a young age that strangers are out to harm them and that they should never talk to or go with someone that they do not know. Children are told there are strangers out there that will touch them in places they are not allowed to touch.
Zombies exist. At least, in the form of sleep-deprived college students.
As part of an outreach by the Baylor Counseling Center, six zombies will appear Wednesday in various locations in the Moody Memorial Library to raise awareness of sleep deprivation. The zombies are students from the theater arts department.
Dust will not have to settle on the seats of the new Baylor stadium as the venue will be open year-round for community events.
Baylor is partnering with SMG and ClubCorp to offer stadium services.
“The stadium itself is a partnership between the university and the city,” said Lori Fogleman, assistant vice president for media communications. “Baylor will be handling the management of our athletic events in the stadium, but for city events, we wanted to make sure there were well-known companies that could accommodate their needs in a first class manner.”