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10/20/2014
Oct. 18, 2014
Feature on Baylor’s McLane Stadium and the new tradition of sailgating, or tailgating on a boat, on the Brazos River before home games. “With the law school on the right and just after passing under the Umphrey Bridge, a curving pedestrian-only walkway providing access to the stadium, boaters turn left, head under a smaller pedestrian bridge that connects the stadium with a tailgating area and the track and field complex, and arrive in the cove.- Before the Baylor Bears’ Aug. 31 season opener at McLane Stadium, there were an estimated 200 boats participating in the sailgating festivities.

Baylor in the News

10/20/2014
Oct. 20, 2014
Baylor recently won the Young Alumni Challenge against TCU by raising $39,000 from 1,011 Baylor young alumni. The money raised supports numerous areas across the Baylor campus, including student scholarships and university missions. (Lori Fogleman, assistant vice president for media communications, covers University Development and major gifts, and placed this story.)
10/20/2014
Oct. 18, 2014
Three film screenings scheduled to be shown at the newly renovated Waco Hippodrome theater for Baylor University’s “Faith and Film- symposium have moved locations after a delay in the movie projector installation. Darin Davis, Ph.D., assistant professor of Christian philosophy and ethics, director of Baylor’s Institute for Faith and Learning and organizer of the event, is quoted. (Terry Goodrich, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, covers research, faculty and events in Baylor's Institute for Faith and Learning.)

Faculty in the News

10/20/2014
Oct. 19, 2014
TEDxSanAntonio, an annual event designed to spark and spread ideas within the city, opened on Saturday with a talk by Sarah-Jane Murray, Ph.D., associate professor of medieval literature and French in Baylor’s Honors College, who spoke about the power of storytelling and “we need stories that inspire us to greatness.- (Eric Eckert, Baylor Media Communications specialist, covers research, faculty and programs in Baylor's Honors College.)
10/20/2014
Oct. 19, 2014
Although incumbents in Texas’ fall congressional elections are expected to cruise through re-elections, they are still raising campaign funds, which many use to donate to party committees or colleagues in tough races. Patrick Flavin, Ph.D., assistant professor of political science in Baylor’s College of Arts & Sciences, says the act “builds up party loyalty and allows [the lawmakers] to move up through the ranks.- (Terry Goodrich, assistant director of Baylor Media Communications, covers political science research and faculty at Baylor.)

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