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This year, Baylor moved from a paper-based system to an online system of teacher evaluations.
Normally, we would applaud this move. However, we have reservations about the current system.
As Baylor students, we have a few things to be proud of in our response to the West tragedy. We can be proud of students, faculty and staff who volunteered their time in the wake of the blast to help, who stood in line hours to donate blood, who gave supplies.
The University of Connecticut Huskies recently unveiled a new logo for its athletic department. The old logo featured a husky and so does the new one. However, what seems like a routine change has caused controversy. One student is offended because the changing of the logo represents not a shift toward a more positive athletic program, but superficial change.
You open this door with the key of hunger; beyond it is another dimension. You find yourself sitting at a table surrounded by strangers.
You receive your meager plate of grilled chicken and mixed vegetables and turn to leave when the question comes.
“Will this be together or separate?”
With its new expansion, Baylor is becoming more residential. Most freshmen are already required to live on campus. According to Baylor’s Pro Futuris, Baylor wants to add to the on-campus experience.
In order to do this, one of the aims is to “continue to increase the percentage of undergraduate students who live on campus and who participate in living-learning and residential college communities.”
“Have you ever had a dream, Neo, that you were so sure was real? What if you were unable to wake from that dream? How would you know the difference between the dream world and the real world?” These questions were posed to Neo after Morpheus informed him that reality was not as it seemed.
Picture this: You study all night long for your final the next morning. You go into the test, make a mad attempt to regurgitate all the information that you were supposed to have absorbed, finish right on time and are left feeling like someone just played kickball with your tired, weary brain.
It goes without saying that students love weekends. It gives us a chance to catch up on our mountainous assignments, see our friends or even have a few precious minutes of downtime. But adding a day to the weekend is just a pipe dream, right?
It is with heavy hearts that we give our deepest condolences to those who were affected by the explosion in West on Wednesday night. The news releases speculate as to how many people were lost, but there are no exact words to truly express the magnitude of our grief and the grief of those who are lost.
Lariat recommends student body officers for the positions of Student Body President, Internal Vice President, and External Vice President.