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The Baylor Lariat

Points of View

    Viewpoint: Be considerate when traveling

Viewpoint: Be considerate when traveling

With public transportation becoming increasingly more popular in the U.S. – such as flying on airplanes – people frequently take trips all over the country, whether it be for work or vacation. While I’m a generally easy-going person, there are many issues I have come across over my many years of travel.

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    Viewpoint: Engage your brain, attend more lectures

Viewpoint: Engage your brain, attend more lectures

When I graduate, one thing I will miss about Baylor will be the lectures. Some people will come back for homecoming, I will come back for the Beall Poetry Festival.

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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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    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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    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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    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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    Viewpoint: Character losers aren’t Heisman champions

Viewpoint: Character losers aren’t Heisman champions

Almost everyone who was either attending Baylor or a fan of the Bears in 2011 can tell you where they were the evening they watched Robert Griffin III receive the Heisman. The chant from that night still echoes in Baylor’s history: “RG3, RG3!”

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    Allow Navajo hopeful to lead

Allow Navajo hopeful to lead

I’m embarrassed to say this, but Spanish is not my first language.

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    Viewpoint: Know hacks of Internet scams

Viewpoint: Know hacks of Internet scams

You go to a coffee shop, order your favorite latte and get a nice seat in a booth by a window. You whip out your laptop and look to see if there’s free Wi-Fi available. Hooray, there is Wi-Fi available. You click through the agreement as fast as possible, wanting to check the latest posts on Facebook. Little do you know that you’ve just signed away your firstborn child.

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