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    Viewpoint: Bridge gap between Christian, secular art

Viewpoint: Bridge gap between Christian, secular art

Christian movies suck. They do. They really do. Ask anybody if they enjoyed the film “God’s Not Dead” more than the new “Guardians of the Galaxy” flick. The same principle applies to music.

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    Viewpoint: Shopping isn’t a woman thing

Viewpoint: Shopping isn’t a woman thing

In a studying abroad briefing session at Baylor, I heard this from a female student who went to Japan this summer.

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    Viewpoint: Student government should focus on legacy, not absences

Viewpoint: Student government should focus on legacy, not absences

Just a few weeks ago, Student Senator Gannon McCahill created some controversy in student government by proposing a concealed carry on-campus bill, which was promptly vetoed by Student Body President Dominic Edwards. This week, McCahill was back in the spotlight after being asked to resign by the Senate Executive Council, a powerful group of senators that meets behind closed doors to decide on disciplinary issues for student government members.

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    Viewpoint: Waves can’t wash away the sacrifice of WWII vets

Viewpoint: Waves can’t wash away the sacrifice of WWII vets

I realized I know nothing. Nothing about sacrifice. Nothing about patriotism.

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    Viewpoint: Jeb Bush is a good choice for GOP

Viewpoint: Jeb Bush is a good choice for GOP

With Election Day coming to a close Tuesday, the media’s endless attention towards the U.S. Senate race will now shift to the most important race of all – the race for party supremacy in the White House.

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    Viewpoint: I won’t turn a blind eye to the oppressed

Viewpoint: I won’t turn a blind eye to the oppressed

When I think about my time here at Baylor, I think about a whirlwind of incredible experiences: listening to Sandra Day O’Connor speak, cheering on an amazing football team and consuming copious amounts of spicy jalapeno dip at Chuy’s. But I also think about that gnawing question: What in the world am I going to do after I leave here?

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    Sometimes greater good wins

Sometimes greater good wins

Big brother is no longer watching you. He’s more concerned with what you tweet, post and google. Don’t believe me? Just ask the experts at the Centers for Disease Control.

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    Viewpoint: Celebrate good times during Homecoming

Viewpoint: Celebrate good times during Homecoming

Each summer, groups of matriculating students journey to the place where Baylor University humbly began in 1845. As the sun sets upon the Earth and proverbially upon a season in their lives, the students walk through Old Baylor Park’s historic columns in Independence, Texas, to signify their induction into the Baylor Line.

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    Viewpoint: Students need finance classes

Viewpoint: Students need finance classes

We should be required to take a personal finance class in order to learn how to manage our money wisely.

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    Viewpoint: Senate is ready for change

Viewpoint: Senate is ready for change

FiveThirtyEight, the poll-ranking data machine run by Nate Silver, currently gives Republicans a 64.6 percent chance of winning the majority in the United States Senate.

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