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Medical News Today
Is cell phone addiction on the horizon?
The word "addiction" is commonly associated with alcohol and drugs. But a new study by researchers from Baylor University in Waco, TX, suggests a new form of dependence is becoming an increasing concern - cell phone addiction.
Sun Aug 31, 2014
Students 'addicted to mobile phones': Some spending up to ten hours ...
A study found that female students spent an average of ten hours a day texting, emailing and on social media while their male students spent nearly eight Students spend up to ten hours a day on their mobile phones, a study found.
Fixer Upper With Chip and Joanna Will Return to HGTV
HGTV fans enjoyed the first season of Fixer Upper and look forward to seeing new episodes air in the near feature.
Sat Aug 30, 2014
The Victoria Advocate
Rockport art scene grows with artist-in-residence program
The Rockport Center for the Arts has changed dramatically in the last 10 years, said visual arts director John Aasp.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
Cell Phones Make For Sleepy, Screen-Addicted, Socially Awkward...
The average college female spends 10 hours a day on her cell phone. Men aren't far behind, spending, on average, eight hours with their eyes glued to the tiny screen.
BU Freshman Injured In Deadly Crash Nears End Of Rehab Treatment
Incoming Baylor University freshman Megan Taylor Ritzi, 18, of Fort Worth, who was in extremely critical condition after a one-vehicle crash on July 29 that killed a current student and a recent graduate, is nearing the end of her treatment at the Baylor Institute for Rehabilitation in Dallas, according to an advisory issued Friday.
College Students Spend Most of College Looking at Cell Phones
A new study out of Baylor University finds that college students spend an "astounding" amount of time on their cell phones and has researchers warning of cell phone "addiction" .
Traditions Rally Helps Staff Prepare for Sunday Game
According to the Baylor Vice president for Facilities and Operations Brian Nicholson, staff did not have major surprises but there is still fine-tuning to do before the big game.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Baylor Will Provide Shuttle for Traditions Rally, HS Football Game
Waco Downtown Development Corporation and Baylor University are pleased to announce that Waco Transit will be providing transportation to two important upcoming events at McLane Stadium: Thursday night's Baylor Traditions Rally, with concert featuring Philip Phillips, and the Friday night high school football game between Aledo and Cedar Park.
Coconuts and Sustainable Development: Adding Value to a Wasted Resource
Imitating nature's way of letting nothing to go to waste, materials researchers-turned-entrepreneurs are using the humble coconut husk to manufacture an expanding variety of useful, environmentally friendly products.
The Georgetown Times
Freedom, intelligence, renewal, courage...a perfect fit
Eileen Keithly/South Strand News Alan Rasheed, left, and his son Richard anxiously watch the placement of the totem pole during a three-hour installation Aug. 19, at the Waccamaw High School Football Field.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Research geared to keep women from fleeing IT profession
Studies show that women are significantly underrepresented in the IT field, and the number of women who've graduated with degrees in computer and information science have plummeted from 37 percent in 1985 to 18 percent in 2011.
Wise County Messenger Online
Melisa Enriquez Melisa Enriquez of Boyd graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in biology and a minor in Spanish from Baylor University in Waco Aug. 16.Enriquez was the valedictorian of the Boyd High School class of 2010.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
The Cuero Record, Cuero, Texas
Lions present scholarship to Rojas
Lions Club scholarship recipient Sammy Rojas attended the Lions Club luncheon meeting Aug. 13. He expressed his gratitude to the club.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
SMU Picks Executive for Leadership Post
Anthony Herrera was picked to lead the Latino Leadership Initiative at Southern Methodist University's Cox School of Business, officials said Monday.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
No, Rhode Island Didn't 'Accidently' Decriminalize Prostitution
In the life of any person who regards herself as principled, there come times when those principles seem to conflict with one's goals; at that point, one is forced to decide whether the principles supersede the goals or the ends justify the means.
Hey moms: Here's why your neighbor's religion matters
Religious influence in a community might be strong enough to affect whether or not a woman works, regardless of her own religious leanings, a new study suggests.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
7 reasons why prayer is good for you
A study by Baylor University recently discovered that a person's prayers may or may not be answered depending upon his or her relationship with the divine.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Baylor University's McLane Stadium Almost Ready For Game Day
Aug 22, 2014 Waco, TX - Baylor Bears Stadium is currently rigourously testing concession stands, facilities and every amenity in preparation for game day.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
The Medina Gazette
William E. "Bill" Cohen
William E. "Bill" Cohen, 75, a longtime resident of Medina, passed away Monday, August 18, 2014, at Hospice of Medina County, of cancer.