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International BU students  will take spotlight in lecture

International BU students will take spotlight in lecture

Baylor students have an opportunity for insight into the halls of national power.

On Thursday, former Texas congressman Chet Edwards returns to Baylor's campus to give his lecture "The U.S Government From an International Perspective."

Edwards will discuss his political history and his philosophy of politics.


Chet Edwards explains how campaign ads are used, abused

Chet Edwards explains how campaign ads are used, abused

Former U.S. congressman Chet Edwards, W.R. Poage Distinguished Chair for Public Service, made an appearance Monday to speak to students about the ins and outs of political ads and their effectiveness in elections.


Election exhibit gives glimpse of last 200 years

Election exhibit gives glimpse of last 200 years

Today, the W. R. Poage Legislative Library's opens it's new fall 2012 exhibit entitled "Race for the White House" which displays items from nearly all of them .

The reception will begin at 3 p.m. and is free and open to the public.


From salutes to sic 'ems

From salutes to sic 'ems

From the battlefield to Baylor, some students are transitioning from military life to a life of academia.

To help with the transition to college life, the Veteran Educational and Transition Services (VETS) Center is available this year to help student veterans reach their academic goals.


Chet Edwards speaks on politics

Chet Edwards speaks on politics

There are problems in Washington, but America's positive aspects can overcome them, Former Congressman Chet Edwards said at the W. R. Poage Legislative Library's Spring Lecture Tuesday. The lecture was titled, "What's Wrong with Washington and Right about America?"


Chet Edwards to talk Capital politics

Chet Edwards to talk Capital politics

Former U.S. congressman Chet Edwards will speak about the problems in Washington and the positive aspects of American infrastructure and government at the W.R. Poage Legislative Library 2012 Spring Lecture.


Chet Edwards looks forward to teaching

Chet Edwards looks forward to teaching

Fifteen months after losing his bid for re-election to the U.S. House of Representatives, former Rep. Chet Edwards is not finished bringing attention to the issues on which he staked his political career.


Chet Edwards greets students at Dr Pepper Hour

Chet Edwards greets students at Dr Pepper Hour

Former U.S. House Rep. Chet Edwards stopped by Dr Pepper Hour Tuesday to introduce himself to students during his first week as a part-time lecturer and distinguished chair of public service at Baylor.


Edwards jumps from congressional seat to become distinguished chair of Poage Library

Edwards jumps from congressional seat to become distinguished chair of Poage Library

Chet Edwards' career sounds like a distinguished game of muscial chairs, the former statesman going from one illustrious seat to another.


Surprise guest encourages student service

Surprise guest encourages student service

Guests at Wednesday night's inaugural Student Leadership Dinner were surprised with a visit by Chet Edwards, who made the dinner his first official public appearance since leaving office as congressman for District 17 this past November, a position he has held for the past 20 years.


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