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    Viewpoint: Politically correct isn’t always right

Viewpoint: Politically correct isn’t always right

There is an evident obsession with defending Islam that has taken hold in the United States and elsewhere. Everyone from President Barack Obama to Rosie O’Donnell have contributed to the ongoing PR campaign for Islam. Even David Cameron, prime minister of the United Kingdom, has suddenly become an apologist for Islam.

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    Editorial: Dead K9s’ partners don’t deserve badges

Editorial: Dead K9s’ partners don’t deserve badges

Police departments all across America have official working dogs in their department, and for good reason. Dogs help the police search for drugs and explosives and assist in other special areas like search and rescue missions.

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    Viewpoint: Snyder should change the Redskins team name

Viewpoint: Snyder should change the Redskins team name

When it comes to U.S. history, there aren’t many groups that have had it as bad as Native Americans. From an invasion of their homeland to an attempted genocide and the Trail of Tears, it was all pretty much downhill for Native Americans after the discovery of America.

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    Editorial: Don’t freak out: Ebola myths are more contagious than the virus

Editorial: Don’t freak out: Ebola myths are more contagious than the virus

Media coverage and talk of Ebola’s threat are spreading around the globe faster than the actual virus. But the messages arriving on people’s social media feeds and what is actually happening aren’t completely aligned.

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    Editorial: Shrinking classes grows quality education

Editorial: Shrinking classes grows quality education

For the past few years, Baylor has had record-breaking freshman classes. The class of 2016 had 3,739 first-year students and the following class had 3,707 freshmen. The class of 2018 was unexpectedly large, with 4,125 incoming students. With such large numbers, the College of Arts and Sciences has turned its attention to the faculty-to-student ratio in efforts to reduce it with the 10-Year Enrollment Management Plan.

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    Viewpoint: Sports influence Baylor’s affluence

Viewpoint: Sports influence Baylor’s affluence

This past summer, I went on a family trip to Washington, D.C. Despite being almost 1,500 miles from Waco, I got multiple comments along the way on my Baylor apparel.

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    Viewpoint: ACL festival flows with new music

Viewpoint: ACL festival flows with new music

Austin City Limits Music Festival is a time to listen to bunch of bands, dance with your friends and have a good time.

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    Lariat Letter: We should celebrate Columbus Day

Lariat Letter: We should celebrate Columbus Day

This year, Seattle, Wash., will recognize Indigenous Peoples’ Day instead of Columbus Day.

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    Editorial: Fund NASA

Editorial: Fund NASA

One of the most enduring legacies of modern patriotism in America, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration has been a leading force in science and technology throughout the 20th and 21st centuries.

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    Viewpoint: Laugh, learn from your mistakes

Viewpoint: Laugh, learn from your mistakes

If you’ve ever met me, you probably think I have everything under control. Or at the very least, that I don’t stress out about things. I am quite deceptive.

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