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Wi-Fi enhancement is great for campus

Ask any student (especially a freshman living in the residence halls) what they think about Airbear, Baylor’s wireless network. Chances are, the comments you hear will be less than stellar – the connection is spotty, the speed is slow and you never know which areas will have a connection.

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    Points of View: Speak up in class, share thoughts

Points of View: Speak up in class, share thoughts

You’re sitting in a class, the professor is giving a lecture, and then he pauses to direct a question to the class. There’s silence. Then more silence. Then it becomes an awkward silence. Eventually the professor moves on, but it’ll happen again.

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    Points of View: How I See It: Keystone pipeline will unleash havoc on countryside

Points of View: How I See It: Keystone pipeline will unleash havoc on countryside

When the 113th congressional term opened, House Republicans said they would not put effort into moving approval for Keystone XL, a transnational pipeline that would snake from Canada to the Gulf of Mexico, through Congress.

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    Points of View: Life after Graduation: Don’t Settle

Points of View: Life after Graduation: Don’t Settle

If you’re anything like me, you’re absolutely terrified right now.

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    Points of View: Flee from running just to fit in

Points of View: Flee from running just to fit in

Now well into the new year, throngs of neon Nike tennis shoes still thump the Bear Trail’s packed pavement. The evening sun casts a sacred glow on the dozens of heads bobbing to various choices of music. The gym’s treadmills, too, are revolving doors for students running to uphold their

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    Blackboard vs. Canvas: Two students portals at once is confusing

Blackboard vs. Canvas: Two students portals at once is confusing

By Maleesa Johnson Baylor students have developed a reputation for being somewhat resistant to changes on campus. Even with the addition of the glorious McLane Stadium, we found something to complain about. I know, because I was part of the online ticket resistance. Don’t get me started with the upheaval

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    Points of View: Don’t hold yourself hostage with a major you despise

Points of View: Don’t hold yourself hostage with a major you despise

With the overwhelming number of new experiences we must navigate and manage, the conviction that the decisions made in college determine the greater part of our lives can prove daunting.

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    Points of View: Based on a somewhat-true story

Points of View: Based on a somewhat-true story

Sometimes it is difficult to separate fact from fiction. This is especially true when it comes to movies that are supposedly “based on a true story.”

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    Points of View: Watch out movie theaters, Netflix is coming for you

Points of View: Watch out movie theaters, Netflix is coming for you

Online streaming systems will create a world without the need for movie theaters or movie distribution.

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    How I See It: Charlie Hebdo: A Game Changer

How I See It: Charlie Hebdo: A Game Changer

Journalism was neither a popular nor healthy career choice in 2014. Despite this, I’ve known journalism was my calling for a few years now. I know that I was born to write for newsprint.

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