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    Editorial: Cryogenic practices need policy

Editorial: Cryogenic practices need policy

With the recent “Captain America” movie, cryogenics and the practice of freezing human bodies until medical science can revive corpses is brought into question. How close is the world to freezing bodies until a cure for death can be found? The answer is not far at all. In fact, the first body was cryogenically frozen in liquid nitrogen in 1967.

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Editorials: Common Core holds smart students back

Thinking back to our K-12 years, it is easy to think about the diverse types of students we crossed paths with — some of the students were the “nerds” and some were not quite as smart. To combat this, many states have started implementing the Common Core approach to education.

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Editorial: Colbert a good choice for Late Show

Late-night television icon David Letterman announced his planned retirement from the Late Show on April 3. Immediately speculation started as to which personality would replace Letterman after his retirement.

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    Editorial: Let’s talk about sex; Students need sex ed

Editorial: Let’s talk about sex; Students need sex ed

According to a study on teen pregnancy released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, eight out of 10 teens fail to receive sex education before their first sexual encounter. Though the study shows the rate of teen pregnancy has decreased over the past decade, it also suggests that sex education could further decrease the overall prevalence of teen pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections.

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    Current stadium parking plan best option

Current stadium parking plan best option

Thousands of people will make their way to Baylor’s campus come football season with the opening of McLane Stadium. With this comes several changes to game day, such as parking and tailgating. Baylor administrators have worked to plan for these activities for the past few months.

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    Needtobreathe? Needtorethink

Needtobreathe? Needtorethink

There are two distinct groups that will be celebrating Diadeloso on Thursday. The campus crew and the 10th Streeters. The challenge in planning an event such as this is finding a way to make groups with obvious differences want to come together. The most obvious being booking a performer that will bridge the differences.

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    The Lariat endorses Dominic Edwards for student body president

The Lariat endorses Dominic Edwards for student body president

Arlington junior Dominic Edwards is the best candidate for student body president. His experience in leadership positions, focus on improving Baylor for future students and his demeanor make him the best fit that Baylor students should rally behind.

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    Waco Police Department stereotypes Baylor students unfairly

Waco Police Department stereotypes Baylor students unfairly

Social media comes with some unwritten rules, not the least of which is to watch what you post. It’s no secret that what you post, especially offensive and hateful content, stays with you forever.

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Banning a word, hindering a generation

It’s become drilled into society that millennials are considered one of the most self-serving, uninterested, spoiled generations to ever exist. This comes along with the upbringing we had which included excessive numbers of participation awards and unwarranted bouts of encouragement.

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    This test is a mess: The STAAR dilemma

This test is a mess: The STAAR dilemma

If you attended public school, then you probably took standardized tests at the end of each school year. This past week, two Baylor faculty members — Kyle and Jennifer Massey — protested the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness, or STAAR test. They wrote a letter to the principal of their son’s Waco Independent School District school arguing that they have the legal right to keep their son from participating in the test.

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