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Editorial: The campus splits with the coming of the Bearlin Wall

    Editorial: The campus splits with the coming of the Bearlin Wall

The Lariat editorial board speculates on potential allies, enemies and strategies for the civil war that has broken out on campus. Who will win? What follows is a satirical analysis.

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Editorial: Fifth Street construction comes at inopportune time for students

    Editorial: Fifth Street construction comes at inopportune time for students

There is a divide on campus. Literally. Fences spanning from Speight Circle to MP Daniel Esplanade have split campus right down the middle.

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Editorial: Spanish websites assist campaigns

    Editorial: Spanish websites assist campaigns

It is never too early to start analyzing political strategy. With this in mind, the upcoming presidential election will introduce the growing influence of one particular demographic: Hispanics.

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Viewpoint: Shaping up isn’t as hard as you think

    Viewpoint: Shaping up isn’t as hard as you think

The benefits of living in the U.S. are endless, and the opportunities and lifestyles people can create here make this land one of the greatest places to live in the world. So many choices, however, can lead to many regrets. Obesity is a monster that Americans have to fight, and the battle isn’t any easier with the amount of resources that are at our fingertips.

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Editorial: NCAA needs schooling in supporting education

    Editorial: NCAA needs schooling in supporting education

The NCAA has long been a controversial organization, often seen as a group solely focused on limiting the opportunities of student-athletes. However, the organization has been able to stay in the good graces of the public eye by boasting its educational results.

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Viewpoint: Don’t ignore your history

    Viewpoint: Don’t ignore your history

Ben Affleck, Oscar-winning actor and future Batman, is yet another victim of Wikileaks. A set of private emails between between Sony Entertainment CEO Michael Lynton and “Finding Your Roots” host Henry Louis Gates Jr. revealed a controversial request by Affleck.

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Viewpoint: Include productivity in summer activities

    Viewpoint: Include productivity in summer activities

School might be over by then but we should still set goals for ourselves on our days off.

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Viewpoint: Re-evaluate feminism

    Viewpoint: Re-evaluate feminism

With as much media attention the issue is receiving, it feels a bit redundant to write about. But I can’t shake the feeling that people don’t understand what feminism actually is.

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Lariat Letters

Thank you, StuGov leaders

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Editorial: StuGov has separation of powers issue

    Editorial: StuGov has separation of powers issue

At the foundation of the United States’ government is the system of checks and balances. It is laid out in the U.S. Constitution, a document in which the Baylor Student Body Constitution declares itself to be under. Under such a system, there is a separation of powers.

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