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Although Baylor Women’s Basketball exited the NCAA tournament earlier this week, they've seen unprecedented success during the past 16 years under coach Kim Mulkey. But in a sport where fan support can often be a luxury, one of Mulkey’s greatest accomplishments has been building a bridge between her team and the community. KWBU intern Shehan Jeyarajah has more on Waco’s unique relationship with its women’s basketball team. 


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This week, Baylor University and the Baylor Alumni Association reached a settlement agreement, ending nearly two years of contentious litigation. 

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Baylor University president Ken Starr announced that after consulting with faculty, staff and students, the private university will opt out of campus carry.


Last night Baylor students and community members gathered on campus to host a vigil in response to what event organizers called a failure on the university’s part to take appropriate action against rape.


Technology and sports. The relationship between the two has mainly revolved around how technology can improve athletic prowess and sideline coaching. But more recently, technology has changed how we watch sports. 


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In response to recent anti-Muslim sentiments -- such as remarks from GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump, who called for a complete ban on Muslims entering the U-S -- roughly 400 people, from Baylor faculty and students to community members, gathered, to offer encouragement and solidarity to those Muslim students at the university.  
 


Welcome to a special edition of Behind the Story, a program where we take you straight to the source. Earlier this week The Texas Tribune held their day-long symposium in Waco, which featured several panels on higher education. You can rewatch all of the panels below, including a one-on-one conversation with Baylor president and chancellor Ken Starr. 

In early 2014, when the $266-million McLane Stadium was still under construction, Baylor Athletic Director Ian McCaw had one particular vision in mind for the new stadium’s river-front setting: sailgating. That’s tailgating on a boat. KWBU’s Carlos Morales has more on the growing tradition and how its morphed into a business and recruiting tool. 


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This week incoming freshman and returning Baylor students began moving in to dorms on campus. KWBU’s Carlos Morales has a look at the incoming class. 


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Baylor University’s communication sciences and disorders department will soon expand its operations – after announcing that it’s receiving an anonymous  $10 million dollar alumni gift.


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