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Wi-Fi enhancement is great for campus

Ask any student (especially a freshman living in the residence halls) what they think about Airbear, Baylor’s wireless network. Chances are, the comments you hear will be less than stellar – the connection is spotty, the speed is slow and you never know which areas will have a connection.

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    Facebook’s new policy on hoaxes is no joke

Facebook’s new policy on hoaxes is no joke

One of the most popular topics for false news is politics. It’s almost impossible to scroll down a timeline without seeing someone post an article saying President Barack Obama is a secret Muslim, or Ted Cruz wants to deport you.

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Behave differently to make a difference

I thought your article, “Christians, show your love with actions”, published Nov. 14, 2014, brought up a very interesting point which could be developed further.

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The Bottom Line: Thoughts From a Student Economist: Are apps changing how we see investing?

  Reubin Turner City Editor Many knew it was only a matter of time, but it’s finally happened – the social mediafication of investing. Several millennials along the West Coast are using unconventional methods that involve social media and apps to enter a market that 20-somethings have been afraid to

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    Editorial: Our Picks: Top three things we say Texas government needs to prioritize

Editorial: Our Picks: Top three things we say Texas government needs to prioritize

The Texas executive branch must prove its worth and the Lariat editorial board has some suggestions on how to make the most out of its time in higher office

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    Points of View: Speak up in class, share thoughts

Points of View: Speak up in class, share thoughts

You’re sitting in a class, the professor is giving a lecture, and then he pauses to direct a question to the class. There’s silence. Then more silence. Then it becomes an awkward silence. Eventually the professor moves on, but it’ll happen again.

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    Points of View: How I See It: Keystone pipeline will unleash havoc on countryside

Points of View: How I See It: Keystone pipeline will unleash havoc on countryside

When the 113th congressional term opened, House Republicans said they would not put effort into moving approval for Keystone XL, a transnational pipeline that would snake from Canada to the Gulf of Mexico, through Congress.

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Lariat Letters: ‘Free’ doesn’t mean what you think it does

The Lariat’s recent editorial (“Invest in economy with free two-year community college,” Jan. 28) is centered around an attempt to peddle Obama’s community college plan as an economic stimulus. This plan to fund two years of community college for anyone who wants it will in fact hurt the economy, because

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Community colleges don’t need to be free

It sounds like a great plan – so-called “free” community college will make education cheaper, create jobs, and stimulate the economy!

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    Points of View: Life after Graduation: Don’t Settle

Points of View: Life after Graduation: Don’t Settle

If you’re anything like me, you’re absolutely terrified right now.

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