Mar
06

The Baylor Alumni Association has secured discounts for members and their families for their online purchases of  2015 tickets for Six Flags Over Texas and Hurricane Harbor in Arlington and for Six Flags Fiesta Texas in San Antonio.  In both cases, clicking on the links below will take you directly to the BAA page and will not require an additional promotional …

adminBAA secures member discounts for Six Flags parks in Arlington, San Antonio
Mar
05

Baylor singers continue to shine on the national stage — but this has been a good news/bad news week. The good news is that Clinton Washington ’11, a digital marketer from New York, knocked the ball out of the park during Monday night’s blind auditions on NBC’s The Voice.  His rendition of Candle in the Wind earned him a turn of the …

adminBaylor Singers: Savion Wright eliminated on Idol; Clinton Washington joins Team Xtina on The Voice
Feb
26

The next issue of the Baylor Line is coming soon, and while we’re not going to tell you what’s in store, we will say that there will be a salute to Jack Loftis, Ralph Storm, Mary McCall, and Matt Dawson, who have all passed away in recent months. In addition to the articles that we’ve written, we wanted to give YOU …

adminWe’re looking for your memories of four Baylor giants
Feb
19

UPDATE:  Here’s a link to Savion’s Top 24 performance (with judge comments) on Feb. 25 — singing “Hey Soul Sister” by Train. Baylor Senior Savion Wright survived an American Idol first — a “Showcase” performance in front of a live audience at House of Blues — to make it into the next round of the popular singing competition. Savion, who …

adminBreaking: Baylor Senior Savion Wright makes Idol Final 24
Feb
11

Brooke Bonorden, ’13, entered her senior year at Baylor – fresh off excavating an Israeli synagogue — planning to cross the stage to receive her degree in Archeology and then focus on either Near Eastern or biblical archeology.  Less than two years later, she finds herself focused on British Colonialism and hoping to get crowd-funding for an excavation she will …

adminBonorden digs for investors for spring excavation in Belize
Feb
01

Like any teacher, Melissa Peterson Stangle ’87 finds that the parents can be the most challenging part of the job. But Melissa — who was recently named Teacher of the Year at Boerne ISD’s Cibolo Creek Elementary School after just six years of teaching — has a resume that includes six years in the business world and another 15 as a …

adminStangle likes teaching after 15 years as stay-at-home mom
Jan
28

Eleven months ago, Brennan Potts was starting a new business from his kitchen table and a nearby Starbucks, just like many entrepreneurs got their starts. Unlike many entrepreneurs, he had $20 million to invest in that new business.  He and his partners were buying minority pieces of horizontal shale wells in properties in South Texas and West Texas and some of the …

adminBrennan Potts ’08 finds combination of entrepreneurial and Baylor DNA leads to Forbes “30 Under 30″ recognition
Jan
27

Artist Annie Green’s website quotes Pablo Picasso’s view that “creating is just another way of keeping a diary.” But for Annie, it’s much more than that.  Creating is how she remembers, how she copes with a fragile memory from a horrific car accident as a freshman.  As she tells visitors to her website, “I can only express my thoughts, my …

adminAnnie Green preserves her thoughts & dreams through art
Jan
21

Dr. H. Edward Bridgeman’s gave his lucky bullet from Vietnam to his final dental patient as he retired after 47 years. At first blush, that seems particularly appropriate since he operated out of Dental Clinic #1 at Fort Carson, Colorado, for the past 11 years, after retiring from private practice in Plano, Texas.  Over that time, he served as a contract doctor with …

adminMake sure you floss…and here’s your lucky bullet
Jan
17

So, did you serve in Student Government during your time at Baylor, or benefit from its efforts to provide students with a voice in university governance? The University commemorated 100 years of student government at Baylor earlier this week, leading off the article with a great quote from an October 1914 Lariat article: “…as we see it, self government is the …

adminHappy 100th Birthday, Baylor Student Government