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    Editorial: Professors need to better adhere to office hour requirements

Editorial: Professors need to better adhere to office hour requirements

Picture this—there are a few hours standing between you and your next exam, and you’re reviewing a couple of ideas to make sure you’re fully prepared. While studying, you realize there’s a concept you need help with before taking the exam. You panic, but then realize the professor has office

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    Broaden your tastebuds: Break the monotony and try new foods in Waco

Broaden your tastebuds: Break the monotony and try new foods in Waco

Food does different things for different people. For some, it has the power to create friendships through fellowship. For others, it’s ability to bring back fond memories can be comforting. In a way, food also serves as a source of identity for cultures. One thing is certain — the food experience is universal.

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    Editorial: There is more evil than just IS in world

Editorial: There is more evil than just IS in world

Much of the Western world is watching a group of terrorists capture and slaughter dozens of people and then flaunt these actions globally.

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    Editorial: Guns don’t prevent sexual assault

Editorial: Guns don’t prevent sexual assault

Baylor is no stranger to the concealed carry on campus debate. There is, however, a new argument is rising into popularity that has yet to hit the university. This year, lawmakers in 10 states who are in support of guns being permitted on campus are highlighting sexual assault prevention. The idea is that if females were armed, they would be less likely to be attacked, and in the case of an attack, could better protect themselves.

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    Editorial: Microfinance has macro-potential

Editorial: Microfinance has macro-potential

Poverty is a global epidemic. According to the most recent World Bank estimates, 17 percent of people in the developing world live on less than $1.25 a day, which adds up to over a billion people.

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    Editorial: Student government, The Lariat aim to serve student body

Editorial: Student government, The Lariat aim to serve student body

Student government is made up of several of moving parts, just like the Lariat. There is a hierarchy. There are workflows. There are policies and people to enforce those policies. Everyone has a job to do.

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    Editorial: Think forward by looking back on southern lynchings

Editorial: Think forward by looking back on southern lynchings

At the National Prayer Breakfast on Feb. 5, President Barack Obama compared the recent atrocities committed by the Islamic State to actions of Catholics during the Crusades and Americans through the Ku Klux Klan and Jim Crow. Not many were happy about this analogy.

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    Editorial: Study abroad for true cultural immersion

Editorial: Study abroad for true cultural immersion

Everyday we see the fruits of education through technology, increases in the standard of living and most importantly, social change. Former South African President and revolutionary Nelson Mandela once said that “education is the most powerful tool you can use to change the world.”

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    Editorial: Don’t quit church because you didn’t like it one time

Editorial: Don’t quit church because you didn’t like it one time

College is a unique place. Only in college can deep feelings of accomplishment and independence be immediately accompanied by even deeper feelings of frustration and disappointment. And though thousands of undergraduates attend, it can also be a lonely place for several reasons.

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    Editorial: How should you respond to social injustice?

Editorial: How should you respond to social injustice?

If you pay attention to the news, you probably hear about social injustices around the world. These injustices range from issues of race to religion to gender. Something you might not hear is how to actually solve or combat these social injustices.

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