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    Points of view: Rio’s plan to clean up city has serious drawbacks

Points of view: Rio’s plan to clean up city has serious drawbacks

Violent drug cartels have been a deep and visible scar on the political and social landscapes of Central and South America for decades, but a social “clean-up” program by the Brazilian government may finally offer a viable solution to the age-old problem.

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    Editorial: Let’s talk about sex; Students need sex ed

Editorial: Let’s talk about sex; Students need sex ed

According to a study on teen pregnancy released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, eight out of 10 teens fail to receive sex education before their first sexual encounter. Though the study shows the rate of teen pregnancy has decreased over the past decade, it also suggests that sex education could further decrease the overall prevalence of teen pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections.

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    Points of view: Greek organizations should have pledges

Points of view: Greek organizations should have pledges

Pledging and hazing are not synonymous. Before I get into the meat of this column and you write me off as a sadistic, pledge-hating psychopath, I need to make that much clear.

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    Current stadium parking plan best option

Current stadium parking plan best option

Thousands of people will make their way to Baylor’s campus come football season with the opening of McLane Stadium. With this comes several changes to game day, such as parking and tailgating. Baylor administrators have worked to plan for these activities for the past few months.

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    NFL should ban n-word, racial slurs

NFL should ban n-word, racial slurs

At the end of the 2014 NFL owners meetings in Orlando, the Competition Committee voted on issues concerning player safety and officiating. But perhaps the most interesting issue was the one that didn’t make it to the voting phase — the banning of the n-word.

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    Focus on jobs, not careers

Focus on jobs, not careers

“So, what are you doing after graduation?” That has to be the single most hated question for college seniors everywhere, the perfect answer to which is “lunch.”

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Edwards the right man for you

I write to you today after much prayer and contemplation to discuss something that is imperative to the future of student representation on this campus: the selection of our next student body president.

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    Needtobreathe? Needtorethink

Needtobreathe? Needtorethink

There are two distinct groups that will be celebrating Diadeloso on Thursday. The campus crew and the 10th Streeters. The challenge in planning an event such as this is finding a way to make groups with obvious differences want to come together. The most obvious being booking a performer that will bridge the differences.

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Let the money flow into politics

The Supreme Court’s opinion in McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission is an important development for campaign finance regulation and a victory for those who support the First Amendment.

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Baylor Transfer Council unfairly insulted at StompFest

After a mishap at last year’s StompFest, Baylor Transfer Council once again walked away from Friday night’s annual competition feeling frustrated.

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Bear Briefs

Poppers, Lockers, and Breakers, a campus hip-hop dance organization, will…

The Association of Black Students will host Grab the Mic…

The Baylor Men’s Choir will perform at all three chapel…

The Multicultural Student Leadership Summit will be held from 9…

The Multicultural Student Leadership Summit will be held from 9…

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