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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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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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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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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Editorial: Baylor diversity efforts need to look different

    Editorial: Baylor diversity efforts need to look different

Baylor is a majority white school. Although the number of diverse students has increased over the years, there is still a lot of work to do when it comes to diversifying both the student body and the faculty.

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