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    Editorial: Equip seminary grads to serve mentally ill

Editorial: Equip seminary grads to serve mentally ill

A Baylor research study recently found that seminaries do little to equip pastors to recognize psychological distress among their congregants and when to refer those members to a doctor.

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    Editorial: Don’t be guilty of pointing fingers

Editorial: Don’t be guilty of pointing fingers

In the courtroom that is the media, everything is admissible. All evidence, whether it is damaging or not, is released to the jury that is the American public. Innocent until proven guilty is not guaranteed. People are being punished just because they are accused of a crime.

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    Editorial: Like: Facebook rule secures identities

Editorial: Like: Facebook rule secures identities

Facebook has revolutionized the way that not only social media works, but even how the entire Internet has developed. While previous social media sites were not tied to actual identity, Facebook has a rule in place that requires users to register with their real name.

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    Editorial: Tanked: Police militarization is excessive

Editorial: Tanked: Police militarization is excessive

People generally expect police officers to be armed. However, there is a growing sentiment in America that some weapons in the hands of police officers are unnecessary and, in the worst cases, are used to intimidate or reinforce positions of power.

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    Editorial: U.S. troops can help stop Ebola outbreak

Editorial: U.S. troops can help stop Ebola outbreak

Currently, the U.S. is sending up to 3,000 troops to Liberia to help stop the spread of the deadly Ebola virus, and that is a good thing.

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    Editorial: Giving to homeless shouldn’t be illegal

Editorial: Giving to homeless shouldn’t be illegal

There is tension in San Antonio between some residents and Chief of Police William McManus over possible restrictions on giving to panhandlers.

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    Editorial: Let Scotland leave, but know aftermath

Editorial: Let Scotland leave, but know aftermath

When one thinks of Scotland, few see it as a vitally-important entity on the world stage. In recent months, however, Scotland has risen to a heated topic in Europe and around the world because of the Scottish Parliament’s recent push for independence.

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    Editorial: UT Safe Ride is lesser of two evils

Editorial: UT Safe Ride is lesser of two evils

It is sometimes viewed as pessimistic to have to choose the lesser of two evils, but many times it comes to that.

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    Editorial: Call on UN, NATO to combat militants

Editorial: Call on UN, NATO to combat militants

Ever since the U.S. entered Iraq to overthrow Saddam Hussein’s brutal regime in 2003, the country of Iraq has seen little (if any) form of true stability.

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    Editorial: Stop booing: If political	figures fail, you fail too

Editorial: Stop booing: If political figures fail, you fail too

Baylor students are representatives of their university. It is up to those attending Baylor shape the university’s reputation.

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