The Baylor Lariat


Opinion

Lariat letters: We love that students love the libraries, says Dean Orr

“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.

Read Full Article

Editorial: Baylor lacks 24-hour study spaces on campus

    Editorial: Baylor lacks 24-hour study spaces on campus

Last-minute panic hits. You need roughly one or two more hours to complete a project that you can only work on in the Hankamer School of Business’ computer labs. That’s

Read Full Article

Lariat Letter: Working against the grain is how we achieve new heights

    Lariat Letter: Working against the grain is how we achieve new heights

Lariat Letters

Read Full Article

Viewpoint: You grow in the moments where crap happens

    Viewpoint: You grow in the moments where crap happens

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.

Read Full Article

Editorial: Legislature must take fertilizer regulations seriously after West explosion

    Editorial: Legislature must take fertilizer regulations seriously after West explosion

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.

Read Full Article

Viewpoint: Violence has no home in the light

    Viewpoint: Violence has no home in the light

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.

Read Full Article

The Bottom Line: Council member should embrace change in Waco

    The Bottom Line: Council member should embrace change in Waco

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.

Read Full Article

Editorial: Police need ability to inspect handgun licenses

    Editorial: Police need ability to inspect handgun licenses

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.

Read Full Article

Viewpoint: Clinton good for presidency

    Viewpoint: Clinton good for presidency

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.

Read Full Article

Editorial: Gas chambers are cruel and unusual

    Editorial: Gas chambers are cruel and unusual

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.

Read Full Article
1 2 3 131