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Community Jubilee

Story by Abby Veach; Photos by Trey Honeycutt & Travis Taylor Certain Waco neighborhoods are notorious for their crime and poverty, making it seem as if this city is simply a mix of affluent university students and downtrodden poor. This view is not only unjustified; it’s … Continue readingCommunity Jubilee

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Raising Their Voice

Story by Amanda Cordero; Photos by Travis Taylor It’s a beautiful spring day when I meet with Fiona Bond and Rae Jefferson of Creative Waco. We’re in front of Dichotomy, Waco’s popular coffee and spirits shop, eating burritos from the food truck across the street. … Continue readingRaising Their Voice

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Point, Click, Photographer

Story by Kate McGuire Is everyone a photographer? It’s so easy to borrow, rent or purchase professional photography equipment like cameras, lighting kits, online software and more. Also, social media applications make dull, uncreative photos come alive with vibrant filters and decorations. Even services like … Continue readingPoint, Click, Photographer

Drawing A Bug’s Life

Story by Stephanie Reyes; Photos by Alyson Perkins Like bright lights that attract bugs at night, Greg Lewallen’s eyes shine when he talks about drawing and collecting insects. He can spend hours talking about the many exciting and memorable trips around the world he’s taken … Continue readingDrawing A Bug’s Life

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Life in 3D

Story by Taliyah Clark; Photos by Maggie Malone   Creative science? Those two words don’t usually correlate, until you meet Alex Le Roux. A recent Baylor mechanical engineering graduate, Le Roux designed and created a 3-D printer that can create large concrete structures and 3-D … Continue readingLife in 3D

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Weaving through Waco Drive

A journey from one end of Waco Drive to the other provides a survey of the city’s historical imagery. From the wide-open spaces of Hewitt and Woodway, to the mid-century, faded residences from 40th to 4th Street, to the splintered government housing on the opposite side of the Brazos in East Waco – with every turn of the wheel, cultural, ethnic, and economic partitions arise. … Continue readingWeaving through Waco Drive

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Family Fusion

In Waco and on Baylor’s campus, there are many people with multi-ethnic and multicultural backgrounds. Family Fusion focuses on the benefits and struggles of living in multiracial households. … Continue readingFamily Fusion

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Hair

  We asked six ethnically different women to talk about their hair. As one of the visual markers of race, hair plays a big part in personal and cultural expression.  In America, people have faced years of discrimination for their hair. Stereotypes include the ‘dumb … Continue readingHair

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A Driving Force

Although each individual is different in stature and purpose, their love and involvement with sports has brought them to Waco, Texas. After years of adjusting to life in the U.S., their advice is
the same: do not be afraid. … Continue readingA Driving Force

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Cultural Cravings

The U.S. does things differently. That’s why it is not surprising that students from different countries miss traditions from home. Traditions that include the intake of breakfast, lunch, and dinner. … Continue readingCultural Cravings

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Culture Shock

Imagine leaving your entire life behind, everything you know, to attend school in a different country. You go from being with your family and friends every day to being surrounded by strangers and strange things. … Continue readingCulture Shock

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Culture In Step

With the swirl of each skirt and the tap of each foot the audience becomes more and more entranced by the dancers. The vibrant colors of the skirts come together into a rainbow that is as diverse as the various cultures the Ballet Folklorico in Waco represents. … Continue readingCulture In Step

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