Category Archives: Baylor Lariat

Looking Back at Baylor: ‘Hurrah! It’s a BEAR!’

This piece by former Texas Collection director Kent Keeth originally was published in The Baylor Line in June 1980, then was reprinted in Looking Back at Baylor (1985), a collection of Keeth and Harry Marsh’s historical columns for the Line. Blogging about Texas periodically features … Continue reading

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Sharing Student Scholarship: Access at Baylor, 1921-1930

Baylor’s first men’s dorm (Brooks), increased opportunities for women, and growing renown—all of these elements (and more) added to Baylor access, according to student papers from the Higher Education and Student Affairs program. Continue reading

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Baylor Quiz Time

It’s back to school today—time for a quiz! These Baylor trivia questions are drawn from things I’ve learned through assisting patrons with reference questions. Test your knowledge of the green and gold—or learn more about Baylor’s past! Continue reading

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Experience the Tradition: Baylor Homecoming 2012

Homecoming 2012 is upon us! As this post goes up, the Baylor Nation is beginning to flood the Waco campus. Baylor University welcomes everybody home, from the 50th reunion class of 1962 to the class of 2012, for a weekend … Continue reading

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