By Madison Schick What happens when homespun aspirations become well-earned, successful realities for Central Texas community members? The result is largely simple with impactful consequences — sustainable, higher-paying employment, heightened self-esteem, and a general upsurge in prosperity for all presented the opportunity of higher education.  At McLennan Community College; the University Center; and partner institutions…

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By Hermann Pereira In this pandemic and most recently the snow-apocalypse of 2021 we have felt more disconnected. This has truly affected our youth, who are accustomed to being in school face to face everyday along with having the ability to participate in other extracurricular activities. Time away from school is having academic and social…

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By Ferrell Foster In a Zoom call of community leaders Wednesday morning, Suzii Paynter March noted, “There is a new sense of resiliency and the confidence that comes with vaccinations.” Educator, Dr. Hawel Rowe, responded in the chat box, “Suzii, It is the ability to EXHALE!!” So true. If you have not yet gotten your…

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Editor: In honor of Women’s History Month, we are featuring interviews with local women leaders. These pieces were written by Baylor University students from the Department of Journalism, Public Relations, and New Media. By Campbell Wilford Megan Snipes, marketing and public relations consultant at Baylor Scott & White Health, serves the Waco community through her…

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Special from The Anchor News By Linda Crawford Thirty-year-old businesswoman TeAnnah Shields says her business success derives from her consistency, professionalism, and quality of work. “I have been braiding about 19 years,” said Shields, owner of The BeauTee Room, 121 N. Hewitt Dr., Suite B, in Hewitt. That’s half of her life. Eleven years old?…

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Editor: In honor of Women’s History Month, we are featuring interviews with local women leaders. These pieces were written by Baylor University students from the Department of Journalism, Public Relations, and New Media. By Audrey Patterson The green and gold glow from the top of Pat Neff Hall. The twinkling lights shine from the Magnolia…

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Editor: In honor of Women’s History Month, we are featuring interviews with local women leaders. These pieces were written by Baylor University students from the Department of Journalism, Public Relations, and New Media. By Nikita Delfin Americans move on average once every five years, according to demographers, and “home” is now considered a temporary stopping…

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Editor: In honor of Women’s History Month, we are featuring interviews with local women leaders. These pieces were written by Baylor University students from the Department of Journalism, Public Relations, and New Media. By Brittany Tankersley What began as a small puppet show at the Advocacy Center for Crime Victims & Children in 2008 quickly…

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