The Baker Orange

10 seniors across different campus organizations such as Mungano, Student Activities Council and fraternity and sorority life are nominated for homecoming royalty. The crowning will take place Saturday Sept 24 during half time of the 1 p.m. football game at Liston Stadium.

Meet your 2022 homecoming royalty nominees

Story by Aalia Khan, Staff photographer September 22, 2022

Ashley Daub Favorite quote: “In a world where you can be anything, be kind.” Favorite spot on campus: The third floor of Collins Library! Favorite comfort food: Cane’s!! Fun fact: When...

Laser Tag comes back to Baker

Laser Tag comes back to Baker

Story by Aalia Khan, Staff Photographer September 17, 2022

On Wednesday, Sept. 14, the Student Activities Council (SAC) hosted Laser Tag Night in Hartley Plaza. This is the first time in a few years that Baker has hosted this event. Laser tag started around 8...

Pokemon Legends: Arceus - videogame review

“Pokemon Legends: Arceus” – videogame review

Story by Kyle Newman, Radio Host May 10, 2022

In this podcast, Kyle Newman gives his thoughts on the newest pokemon videogame "Pokemon Legends: Arceus." The Baker Orange · "Pokemon Legends: Arceus" - videogame review  

Popular animated movies like Raya and the Last Dragon, Inside Out and Up were popular amongst adults as well as children. Up is one of three animated movies to be nominated for Best Picture at the Academy Awards.

Animated movies: not just for children

Story by Chance Prosser, Radio Manager May 3, 2022

A reoccurring pattern of opinions was seen during the 94th Academy Awards. Many presenters at the award ceremony, such as Amy Schumer, Halle Bailey, Lily James and Naomi Scott suggested that animation...

Inge Balch helps senior art student Talon Strouhal with a glaze. This semester marks Balchs final one at Baker.

Art department undergoes changes

Story by Liam H. Flake, Staff Writer April 26, 2022

Inge Balch, professor of art at Baker University, will be retiring after the spring 2022 semester. Balch has been a professor at Baker for the last 34 years and in that time has been responsible for the...

Professional Drag Queen, Q, will make her Baker University debut on April 27 in Rice Auditorium. Q will serve as the host for the evening and will be joined by three other drag queens.

Total Equality Alliance hosts professional drag performers in reinvented show

Story by Maria Gutierrez, Arts and Entertainment Editor April 25, 2022

On Wednesday, April 27, Baker will be hosting a drag show, courtesy of the Total Equality Alliance (TEA). For the first time, the drag show will feature performances from four professional drag queens. Drag...

Junior Sami Aceto, playing the role of the mother Thelma, chastises her daughter. The play featured two casts, exhibiting the ways in which males and females confront mental health and suicide differently.

Theater majors set to produce capstone project “‘Night, Mother”

Story by Emma Howard, Social Media Editor April 20, 2022

Content Warning: This production contains content related to suicide and depression. Within a matter of weeks, Baker University will graduate its last two theater majors: Seniors Kenzie Kuhlmann and...

The second installment of the Swogger Literary Salon will focus on artist Vincent Van Gogh. The salon will dive into his mental health issues and how he impacted culture.

Swogger Salon to present exploration of Vincent Van Gogh

Story by Liam H. Flake, Staff Writer April 20, 2022

At 7 P.M. on Thursday, April 21, a group of Baker University professors will present the "Swogger Literary Salon" in the Alumni Center, an installment in a series of literary lectures that explore a variety...

Daniel Durandt, Marlee Matlin, and Troy Kotsur (left to right) star in Apple TV+s CODA. The film, which follows a family of deaf individuals and their hearing daughter. CODA won the award for best picture at the 94th Academy Awards

Oscars 2022: A Follow up

Story by Chance Prosser, Radio Manager March 30, 2022

The 94th Academy Awards was held on March 27. In this audio piece, Chance Prosser follows up on his previous piece, going over notable moments and winners from the night. The Baker Orange · Oscars...

Robert Pattinson starts as the title character in Matt Reeves The Batman. The film follows a newer version of Batman as he faces off against a killer.

“The Batman:” a dark and intriguing take on the iconic character

Story by Chance Prosser, Radio Host March 21, 2022

"The Batman," directed by Matt Reeves, is the newest reiteration of the iconic character. The film, starring Robert Pattinson in the title role, alongside Zoë Kravitz and Colin Farrell, has hit over $300...

Josh Brolin (left) and Oscar Isaac (right) star in Dune, one of the ten films nominated for Best Picture at the 2022 Academy Awards

2022 Oscar Best Picture Nominees: an overview

Story by Chance Prosser, Radio Manager March 17, 2022

The 94th Academy Awards will be held on March 27. In this audio piece, Chance Prosser will go through each of the ten nominees for Best Picture, giving his own opinion on each of them. Some...

After the leave of both Professor Tom Heiman and Assistant Professor Emily Kasprzak in Jan 2021, the department has had to step up in supporting the program. Adjustments made include the hiring of graduate student Sarah DaMetz and transitioning some of the responsibilities to Professor of Music and Chair of the Department of Music and Theatre Trillia Lyerla.

Theatre Department adapts to changes following the loss of two professors

Story by Kolbie Christensen, Staff Writer March 4, 2022

Within the last year, the Baker University Theatre Department has seen a lot of change and turmoil. At the end of the 2020-2021 school year, Associate Professor Tom Heiman retired and was followed by Assistant...

Load More Stories