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The Baylor Lariat is owned by Baylor University. As owner and publisher of the Lariat the University determines the purposes and policies of the Lariat. These purposes and policies are determined by the Board of Trustees and the University general administrative officers, particularly the President of the University. The University Board of Publications and the faculty of the Journalism Department are empowered by the University Administration to set policies not inconsistent with the general policies set by the Board of Trustees and University Administration. The Lariat is published to serve three purposes: (1) The Lariat shall be the campus newspaper for the Baylor community of about eleven thousand students, teachers and administrative employees. News about this community or of interest to this community should be accurately and objectively reported. Since other newspapers and news media available to this community cover news of the rest of the world, the Lariat should be primarily devoted to news about the Baylor community. The news reports should be factual and not slanted with interlarded editorial comment. (2) The Lariat shall serve as a medium for the publication of responsible student opinion either in the form of editorials, guest opinion columns, or letters to the editor. Statements of opinion should be clearly labeled as the opinion of the writer only and not necessarily the position of Baylor University. Statements should generally be about matters pertaining to and of concern to the Baylor community. “Responsible” infers that the statement of opinion should be restrained and not consist of personal
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