“We love that our students love the libraries and we are working to provide the best resources and spaces available to promote and support student success,” wrote Dean Pattie Orr in response to the Lariat’s Friday editorial on 24-hour study spaces.
People like to tell stories about their time during college — what they did, saw, won, who they knew, etc. I have some pretty great college stories, and most of them originate in the Lariat newsroom.
On April 17, 2013, Central Texas shook as a fertilizer production facility just north of Waco exploded from the interaction of ammonium nitrate with a fire. Most Texans remember that day well.
The kind of turmoil, which is not as widespread as the media would have us believe, that erupted in Baltimore on Monday is becoming a disturbing habit in the wake of black deaths at the hands of U.S. police officers.
This year, Waco city council member Alice Rodriguez is running against Baylor alumnus Jake Russell to fill the council seat for District 2. The most divisive issue in the election is one that pits two very separate ideologies against each other, and that’s economic development within the district.
On April 20, the controversial open carry bill passed the Texas House of Representatives allowing licensed handgun owners to carry guns in a hip or shoulder holster. An amendment which forbids the police to stop a person for wearing a holstered weapon, was also approved.
Under the public spotlight, she has displayed a reputable character fit for the presidency. Her unprevaricating demeanor and accountability under pressure attests that she is capable of politicking with uncompromised integrity. Her Illinois roots and personality without airs strikes home to those in middle America.
In response to a shortage of drugs used in lethal injection, several states that wish to executions as punishment are looking at alternatives — one being the gas chamber.