The Baker Orange

Looping musician highlights opening week

Looping musician highlights opening week

Story by Katie

August 21, 2012


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Beats, guitar, vocals and audience interaction. One wouldn’t think all of that could be accomplished by one guy on a stage by himself, but looping specialist Preston Pugmire proves that wrong. Truly a one-man band, Pugmire performed Monday in Rice Auditorium as Baker University’s Studen...

Potterton prepares for choir auditions, concerts

Story by Kayla

August 20, 2012


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Every fall semester, students have the opportunity to join three different choirs at Baker University. The concert and chamber choirs both require an audition, and the community choir is open to all Baker students as well as the Baldwin City community. The community choir was scheduled to have its f...

Jarnot excited for solo exhibition in Kansas City-based art center

Jarnot excited for solo exhibition in Kansas City-based art center

Story by Jenna

August 20, 2012


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While art faculty member Jennifer Jarnot helps students paint a bigger picture for their future, she is often working on her own creations behind the scenes. Jarnot’s artwork will be featured in an upcoming solo art exhibition at the Leedy-Voulkos Art Center in Kansas City, Kan. The exhibition will b...

Choir evokes emotion in last concert

Choir evokes emotion in last concert

Story by Abby

May 10, 2012


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The spring choral concert featured a variety of music and a special presentation of slam poetry by junior JaNay Adgers for the final show of the year. The concert included the Baker University Concert and Community Choirs, along with the Baldwin City Children’s Choir and the Labette County High S...

Baldwin City breaks it down in Mabee Gym

Baldwin City breaks it down in Mabee Gym

Story by Abby

May 3, 2012


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Students didn’t let bad weather and a change in location affect a night of free music and a different entertainment option in Baldwin City. The Baldwin City Breakdown: Round Two was a free concert put on by KNBU-FM The Edge, the Baker University student radio station, for students and the commun...

Baldwin City breaks it down in Mabee Gym

Baldwin City breaks it down in Mabee Gym

Story by Abby

May 3, 2012


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Students didn’t let bad weather and a change in location affect a night of free music and a different entertainment option in Baldwin City. The Baldwin City Breakdown: Round Two was a free concert put on by KNBU-FM The Edge, the Baker University student radio station, for students and the commun...

Creative writers perform works

Creative writers perform works

April 26, 2012


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Creative writing students performed their poetry for more than 60 peers, an audience much larger than their class of 15. The fall 2011 advanced poetry writing class hosted a poetry reading Sunday for National Poetry Month where 11 students performed. “It was a beautiful reading and many peop...

Production of ‘Luv’ to depict life ironies

Production of ‘Luv’ to depict life ironies

Story by Cassie

April 25, 2012


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Baker University’s production of the comedy “Luv” is scheduled to take place Thursday through Sunday in Rice Auditorium. “This play has been a challenge to find a lot of rehearsal time because of events that have taken place in the auditorium,” Tom Heiman, assistant profes...

Baldwin Breakdown to take place Friday

Story by Abby

April 23, 2012


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Baker University student radio station KNBU-FM will host a free music concert, Baldwin City Breakdown: Round Two, at 7 p.m. Friday in Mabee Gym. The concert will include three performances. Freshman Greg Bradford will perform with his band Flight. Dubulaye, a performer from Atchison, will rap. Anothe...

Directing class prepares one-act plays

Directing class prepares one-act plays

April 19, 2012


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For the theater students in Patti Heiman’s directing class, senior projects are not a string of all-nighters in the library that culminate in an essay. Instead, their hard work both in the classroom and on-stage comes to fruition in two nights of plays in early May. Heiman, instructor of theater an...

Students display talents at Mr. BU event

Students display talents at Mr. BU event

April 12, 2012


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Students representing the eight Greek chapters on Baker's campus participated in the Mr. BU Greek Week competition Tuesday. Senior Will Duncan, the Zeta Chi representative, was named the overall winner. Other Greek Week activities were Serenades, the Greek Circus, Trivia Competition: Survival of t...

Upcoming concert to test all-women choir

Upcoming concert to test all-women choir

Story by Abby

April 12, 2012


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The Baker University Chamber Choir will “get caught up in the music” while hosting a concert at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in McKibbin Recital Hall. The choir will perform nine pieces ranging from classical to spiritual African pieces. The choir has been working continuously during its regular meetin...