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  1. West Ceremony ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    48 min ago |

    ... of the fertilizer plant, on Thursday, April 17, 2014. Judge Ken Starr, President and Chancellor of Baylor University speaks as Mayor Tommy Muska listens on the stage at the West 4-17 Forever Forward anniversary observance, held on the one year ...


  2. Texas town honors 15 killed in year-ago explosionRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

    ... Obama attends the memorial for firefighters killed at the fertilizer plant explosion in West, Texas, at Baylor University in Waco, Texas, Thursday, April 25, 2013. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak) West resident hug each other during a moment of silence ...


  3. Amid rebuilding and rebirth, West considering new plantRead the original story

    4 hrs ago |

    ... a lot of strong people here, but they went through a very traumatic experience," said Muska, who credits a Baylor University psychologist and the McLennan County mental health workers with assistant the community in confronting both issues. Muska ...


  4. Demetri Goodson: NFL Outlook for Baylor University CBRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | BleacherReport

    Former basketball player, and his pure athleticism translates well to football. His hips are smooth and allow him to turn and run vertically with most receivers.


  5. Materialism can lead to depressionRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | PsyWeb

    ... Jo-Ann Tsang, associate professor of psychology and neuroscience at the College of Arts and Sciences at Baylor University explained that gratitude is a mood that is all about other people, shifting focus away from ourselves. "Previous research that ...


  6. Houston's mayor among four Texans on Out Magazine's Power 50 listRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Houston Chronicle

    ... attention early as a standout basketball player for Nimitz High School in Houston and went on to star for Baylor University in Waco. (Elaine Thompson/AP) Michael Sam, who could become the first openly gay player in the National Football League, is ...


  7. Ronnie H. BurrowsRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Mexia Daily News

    ... born Feb. 14, 1934 in Corsicana, to Ralph and Odell Robbins Burrows. He received a bachelor's degree from Baylor University and a petroleum engineering degree from LSU. He was an independent oil and gas consultant and continued to work up until the ...


  8. WMC appoints new chief medical officerRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Decorah Journal

    ... for Mayo Clinic's Family Medicine Residency Program for more than 10 years. Flinchbaugh is a graduate of Baylor University, obtained his medical degree from the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine, and completed his residency with the Mayo ...


  9. West Marks Anniversary Of Deadly Fertilizer Plant ExplosionRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | KWTX

    ... in West, and messages of hope and encouragement from Dr. John Crowder of West First Baptist Church and Baylor University President Ken Starr. The observance is open to the public, but most of the seats will be reserved for those directly affected by ...


  10. Good MorningRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | KWTX

    Residents including these two young boys lined the street as a long solemn procession made its way to the Ferrell Center on the Baylor University campus for a community memorial service eight days after the deadly explosion.


  11. Third-generation Fort Worth Judge Hal M. Lattimore dies at 93Read the original story

    Saturday Mar 29 |

    ... to Judge Hal. S. Lattimore and Kate McKnight Lattimore. After graduating from high school, he headed for Baylor University. While there he earned his pilot's license in anticipation of what would become World War II. During the war he flew transport ...


  12. Interview: God and Man and ModernsRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | National Review Online

    odney Stark, a distinguished professor of the social sciences at Baylor University and co-director of the Institute for Studies of Religion at Baylor University, is author of the new book How the West Won: The Neglected Story of the Triumph of ...


  13. Florida Lottery provides lesson in mastering art of self controlRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2014 | The Miami Herald

    ... of where it comes from, materialism makes people miserable, says James A. Roberts, a professor at Baylor University. That's because people are social creatures - happy when they're members of tight-knit families or surrounded by close friends. Being ...


  14. Collins getting chance to shine with TigersRead the original story

    Wednesday | Major League Baseball

    ... he instead chose to sign with Detroit. Collins is ranked No. 17 on the Collins played his freshman year at Baylor University and transferred to Howard College for his sophomore season. Prior to his selection in the Draft, he was named the National ...


  15. Brittney Griner's memoir 'In My Skin' exposes homophobia at BaylorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday |

    ... gay professional athlete, Griner opens up about her path to the WNBA as well as how anti-gay policies at Baylor University affected her as an individual. According to Slate on April 15, Griner exposes some homophobic hypocrisy she encountered at her ...


  16. On-campus housing restrictions often unreasonable, severeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The University Star

    ... of Texas State, the University of Texas at Austin, Texas Tech University, Texas A&M University and Baylor University, it becomes clear rules are not the same everywhere. For example, UNT, Tech and A&M allow microwaves if they are under a specific ...


  17. Brittney Griner: The Punch: From WNBA Player Brittney Griner's New Memoir, In My SkinRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 15 | The Huffington Post

    ... , from Harper Collins. The excerpt concerns Brittney being disciplined while she was a college star at Baylor University by her coach Kim Mulkey for an incident in which she punched a rival player. I had a meeting in Kim's office the day after we ...


  18. First Responders Share Stories about West Explosion in New Book by Baylor ProfessorRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 15 | Gilmer Mirror

    ... The explosion caught the attention of the world and brought President Barack Obama to Baylor University for a memorial to honor those who died. The book is scheduled for release the first week in May. "Everyone I talked to was so humble, so ...


  19. Butler School appoints Mary Ellen Poole from San Francisco Conservatory for Music as new directorRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 15 | Daily Texan

    ... Fine Arts. Poole has been the dean of the San Francisco Conservatory of Music for 10 years. She attended Baylor University and Michigan State University and has a Ph.D. in musicology from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. In a press ...


  20. Spaghetti Mondays help unite Sickles baseball teamRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 15 | Northwest News and Tribune

    ... Pitching means everything and we have it.” Gilcrease is one of the aces. He is already committed to Baylor University and said he was ready to join Sickles after spending previous high school years at Cambridge Christian. “I was ready ...