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    Points of View: Lariat’s new services are weapons in battle for better news

Points of View: Lariat’s new services are weapons in battle for better news

News can be a great sleep-inducer, especially when reading a news story leads you to ask, “Why do I care?” Let me ask you this: Why DO you care? Why pick up a newspaper at all?

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    Right to remain tweeted: Local PD takes to  social media

Right to remain tweeted: Local PD takes to social media

Virtual red and blue lights are flashing across the Internet, with more and more Waco-area police departments making the transition to social media.

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    Viewpoint: Remove your social media masks

Viewpoint: Remove your social media masks

We’re becoming a culture of zombies without guts. We mindlessly wander through life hoping to run across something to stimulate us. We shy away from responsibility, yet we still feed ourselves with a constant bombardment of trivial social media posts, celebrity stories and the latest fashions.

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    Editorial: Facebook, Twitter: How much is too much?

Editorial: Facebook, Twitter: How much is too much?

Fellow students, we all remember a time when we checked Facebook five times a day, each time taking 30-45 minutes scrolling through other people’s statuses and photos. Some of us have proudly narrowed that down to two times a day now. And only for about 10 minutes each (hopefully).

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Lecturer: Story still central for movie industry

Baylor’s film and digital media department has undergone changes over the years. No longer does the industry revolve solely around 35mm film cameras. The digital age is abundantly present.

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    KWTX news director: New media could have changed Waco siege

KWTX news director: New media could have changed Waco siege

Nineteen years ago, federal agents attemped to execute a search warrant at Mt. Carmel, the Branch Davidian compound near Waco, after the McLennan County Sheriffs Office was notified of the possible presence of illegal weapons.

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The world can hear you: social media’s growing impact

A story that started with a Baylor student’s Facebook post has sparked discussion about how college students and professors are realizing the power of social media both in and out of the classroom.

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Viewpoint: New website keeps users Pinterested

With a long to-do list of school assignments and projects, you might be quick to assume how I spent my weekend. Tirelessly checking off these assorted tasks, right?

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For SXSW: Do’s & Don’ts

Do make a schedule. Planning never hurt anyone and it’s always good to prepare yourself for everything that could happen during SXSW. Austin is probably the craziest city in America for this week, a little guidance couldn’t be all that bad.

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Point of view: Is Facebook ruining relationships?

In these times of technological progression and the social networking explosion, friends become enemies and vice versa easily. Without body language, intonation of voice or the ability to quickly speak your mind, relationships are built and just as effortlessly destroyed.

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