Category Archives: That Good Old Baylor Line

Songs of the Past and Present: Baylor Sheet Music at The Texas Collection

by Joseph Lipham, Student Assistant In 1930, the illustrious Baylor University became officially accredited as a School of Music by the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM). Under the guidance of the School of Music director, Roxy Grove, who … Continue reading

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#EveryoneInBlack #SicOU

A sellout crowd of 50,000+ fans cheered the Baylor football team on to a 41-12 victory against the University of Oklahoma on November 7, 2013. An #EveryoneInBlack push to “blackout” the Floyd Casey Stadium at this Thursday night game unified Bear fans in Waco and across the country. Check out our Storify to see how Baylor fans showed their spirit on social media Continue reading

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An Independence Commencement: How Baylor&#x27s Earliest Graduates Celebrated

We introduced Margaret Hall Hicks, a Baylor alumna from the 1870s, this summer in our “Looking Back at Baylor: Simple Pleasures in Independence” post. We encourage you to read it for a view of Christmas celebrations in Baylor’s early years. … Continue reading

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How the McLane Carillon Missed Its Stop (But Has Been Making Beautiful Music Ever Since)

Did you listen for the bells this Homecoming weekend? So many Baylor alums talk about missing the beautiful hymns played on the McLane Carillon, or just the chiming of the time. From getting students to class on time to September … Continue reading

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