Weather United States Of America, Ashburn United States Of America, Ashburn +81°F

The Baylor Lariat

Opinion

    Editorial: Fat power movement dangerous

Editorial: Fat power movement dangerous

Liberal pockets of the Internet have been abuzz with a new topic, and it is gaining a lot of attention. The fat acceptance movement, also known as size acceptance, fat liberalism or the fat power movement, seeks to remove any sort of stigma associated with plus-sized people, and some have gone as far as to seek change to rules or regulations that they believe exhibits anti-fat bias.

Read Full Article

Points of view: Take a stand, use f-word

Your mother won’t make you wash your mouth out with soap after saying this f-word, but declaring yourself as a feminist in my experience receives the same disbelieving looks. No, I don’t undertake in bra-burning rituals or think consensual sex between married couples is rape. I simply want equality.

Read Full Article
    Editorial: Netflix raises prices for good reason

Editorial: Netflix raises prices for good reason

In the past few years, Netflix, the movie and television streaming and DVD service, has grown like a rabbit family, racking up subscribers all over the world. It has brought about the Netflix binging craze that has forced many college students into hibernation at one point or another to watch insane amounts “House of Cards” or “Mad Men” in one sitting.

Read Full Article

Points of view: Are gender-specific toys damaging?

A Connecticut teen has become a gender equality sensation after her letter to McDonald’s headquarters went viral online. In the letter, Antonia Ayres-Brown wrote about how displeased she was with McDonald’s for how it passes out toys for its Happy Meals.

Read Full Article
    Editorial: Anti-vaccination hurts everyone

Editorial: Anti-vaccination hurts everyone

Vaccinations are an important aspect of a child’s health, but broader than that, they are an important aspect of public health. Knowing this, it seems ridiculous that people would even fathom not vaccinating their children. Unfortunately from the creation of the first vaccine until now, the mindset of not vaccinating children has persisted. Vaccines prevent diseases and make the world a much safer place. The fact that they do not cause autism is just the cherry on top. To spell that out clearly, vaccinations do not cause autism.

Read Full Article

Points of View: Brutal honesty OK on Baylor course evaluation forms

Your phone pings, announcing an email. With a glance, you see it’s from Baylor University, but no, it’s not the weekly “On the Horizon.” It’s worse — it’s your fifth course evaluation reminder this week.

Read Full Article
    Editorial: NCAA in a pickle over new meal rules

Editorial: NCAA in a pickle over new meal rules

The NCAA Board of Directors has a big decision ahead of it that could forever change the lives of student-athletes. Current rules require schools to provide three meals per day to scholarship athletes. The rules also allow for schools to give athletes snacks as well.

Read Full Article
    Points of View: Don’t be wasteful;  donate your stuff

Points of View: Don’t be wasteful; donate your stuff

In the final days before the school year comes to its stopping point, college students’ lives seem to accelerate in every aspect. And when that last final is over, the rush to get home saturates the campus atmosphere.

Read Full Article

Points of View: Group projects are risky business

At some point in your college career, regardless of major or classification, you encounter a group project. They are dreaded by most students for a variety of reasons.

Read Full Article
    Editorial: Stuff your face or get expelled

Editorial: Stuff your face or get expelled

Bodies are strange things. Some people can pour calorie after calorie into their bodies and not gain an ounce of weight while others struggle to keep weight off despite eating a healthy diet and exercising regularly.

Read Full Article
Brothers Management
Bear Briefs

The Wells Project will have an interest meeting at 8…

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…

Baylor Lariat Advertising

Click below to read the paper