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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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Canceling Diadeloso is not the right move for university

    Canceling Diadeloso is not the right move for university

Diadeloso. One of the most anticipated traditions of Baylor. An 83-year-old event that gives students a break from classes to engage in outdoor activities — not all of which happen to be on campus.

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Editorial: Pearson Brown for Student Body President

    Editorial: Pearson Brown for Student Body President

For the 2015-16 student government elections, the Lariat Editorial Board is endorsing Houston junior Pearson Brown for student body president. We believe he will best represent the interests of the student body as student body president.

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Editorial: Reprioritize schools, Standardization stinks

    Editorial: Reprioritize schools, Standardization stinks

In a case that started in 2011, 11 former employees from the Atlanta public schools have been found guilty of racketeering in a case that started out as a cheating scandal in which 35 people were originally indicted.

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Editorial: Depression doesn’t mean what you think it does

    Editorial: Depression doesn’t mean what you think it does

It’s a powerful word, one we often throw around to describe anomalous activities. When adults act outside the norm and cause harm to themselves or others, even experts look to words like “depression” and “mental illness” for an explanation.

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