One of the most powerful ways the average American can make change in our government is by voting in our country’s various elections.
Each summer, groups of matriculating students journey to the place where Baylor University humbly began in 1845. As the sun sets upon the Earth and proverbially upon a season in their lives, the students walk through Old Baylor Park’s historic columns in Independence, Texas, to signify their induction into the Baylor Line.
We should be required to take a personal finance class in order to learn how to manage our money wisely.
GamerGate just might be the biggest current event that many Americans never heard of. Some may not see the connection between videogames, ethical journalism and misogyny, or even why they should care about videogame news. However, GamerGate is huge social phenomenon worth paying attention to, and condemning, even for those with no interest in videogames.
“Indeed, God will not change the condition of a people until they change what is in themselves.” I (choose to) believe we could all agree that in an ideal world, there would be no war in the Middle East. In the prayers of those close to me, peace is a common topic. But these prayers, from many in the United States, focus on the people whom we know; namely, Israel. As a Jew, I love the Jewish people and wish for peace in that nation. As a Christian, I realize I have a larger responsibility.
I am from a little city in the heart of Louisiana that is dominated by Baptists and Pentecostals. I was baptized Episcopal and attended church for years.
With increasing career spans for the average person and the growing need for women in the workplace, the biological timetable for women to bear children is gradually being surpassed by career demands. Apple and Facebook, however, announced last week that they would offer coverage for female employees to freeze their eggs, in hopes of circumventing this reproductive glass ceiling.
FiveThirtyEight, the poll-ranking data machine run by Nate Silver, currently gives Republicans a 64.6 percent chance of winning the majority in the United States Senate.
I’m not surprised the Lariat’s coverage of Monday’s moped/car accident made no mention of helmets, considering that Texans don’t appreciate being told what to do, even if it’s good for them.
In Louisiana, state officials are making medical decisions that do not seem grounded in medical reasoning. Ebola hysteria strikes again.