The Baker Orange

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...

Local performers partake in festival

Story by Meagan

March 29, 2012


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For some people, the idea of attending a two hour play may seem boring, but directors and actors in “Paint Your Dragon,” presented by EMU Theatre Inc., are trying to give audiences a unique theater experience. “Paint Your Dragon” is a 10-minute play festival written, directed and ac...

Mungano sponsors gospel night

March 29, 2012


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The sixth annual Gospel Extravaganza sponsored by the Baker University Mungano is scheduled for 7-9 p.m. today in Clarice L. Osborne Memorial Chapel. The event will include performances in poetry, music, praise and worship and is free to everyone. “Mungano members have been hosting this event ...

Vintage Park residents have ‘senior’ prom

Vintage Park residents have ‘senior’ prom

March 29, 2012


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Sandwiched between bingo and a John Wayne movie on Saturday, a freshman honors’ salon class hosted Senior Prom for residents of the Vintage Park Assisted Living Community in Baldwin City. Brett Knappe, assistant professor of art history, and senior Kat Fritz’s honors’ salon class,...

BU students hungry for book-based movie

BU students hungry for book-based movie

Story by Jenna

March 29, 2012


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Taylor Shuck explains hype of midnight premieres Many Baker University students made their way to the theater to fill their appetite on the third highest debut film ever, with the opening weekend of “The Hunger Games.” The movie topped out its opening weekend at $155 million, with only &#...

Hines, Ireland to conduct at final performance

Hines, Ireland to conduct at final performance

Story by Jenna

March 22, 2012


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Two Baker University seniors are the focus of the percussion ensemble as the group prepares for its end of semester performance. Brittany Hines and Scott Ireland are the two seniors in the seven-member percussion ensemble, a musical group consisting solely of instruments in the percussion family such a...

SAC to offer Springfest incentives

March 22, 2012


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All Springfest events begin at 9 p.m. Monday Comedian Ron G Rice Auditorium Tuesday Slam Poet George Watsky Harter Union Lobby Wednesday Movie on the Lawn: Sherlock Holmes 2 Mabee Lawn Thursday Comedian BT Rice Auditorium Friday Mentalist Chris Carter Rice Auditorium With the arrival...

Polyeuphony concert to raise money

March 22, 2012


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Rice Auditorium will open its doors in accordance with Zeta Chi fraternity for its annual philanthropic concert, Polyeuphony, at 3:30 p.m. Sunday. Although the event did not get put together in time last year, the philanthropy council for Zeta Chi has been working on this year’s event for over t...

Students psyched for spring break’s start

Students psyched for spring break’s start

Story by Abby

March 8, 2012


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Spring break can be and is the pivotal moment for most students to escape from their real lives and to take a step into a scenery of relaxation. For some students, they will spend their spring break traveling to different tropical places for fun in the sun, and for others, nothing beats hanging around...