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Shakespeare’s comedy to premiere

Shakespeare’s comedy to premiere

Story by Taylor

February 23, 2012


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Working diligently since Jan. 21, 16 cast members are putting the final touches on their upcoming performance of Shakespeare’s comedy, “A Midsummer’s Night’s Dream.” The classically chaotic love story will be performed in Rice Auditorium the first week in March and is...

The Vision works to spark interest at BU

The Vision works to spark interest at BU

February 16, 2012


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From haikus about cows to personal narratives about pet rabbits, The Vision will publish anything as long as it isn’t in English. The Vision is Baker University’s biweekly foreign language magazine, reliant on student submissions written in German, Spanish, French or any other langua...

BU students make use of warmer weather

BU students make use of warmer weather

Story by Taylor

February 9, 2012


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The squirrels aren’t the only ones coming out to enjoy the May-like weather this month. There have been more and more students who have been seen swapping their heavy jackets and boots for T-shirts and flip-flops. This surprisingly pleasant weather has prompted students and faculty to start ...

Two area designers create manly website

Story by Cassie

February 2, 2012


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While Pinterest is taking the female world by storm, newly founded Gentlemint<a href="http://gentlemint.com/">Gentlemint</a> is creeping up with numerous men requesting to be invited to the site. is creeping up with numerous men requesting to be invited...

Travelers return home, readjust to BU

Travelers return home, readjust to BU

Story by Cassie

January 26, 2012


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Students who studied abroad in the fall 2011 semester have returned to Baker’s campus with memories that will last a lifetime, but they’ll have to readjust to everyday life in the United States. “I think the hardest thing about coming home from studying abroad is getting back to rea...

Students use Spotify

Story by Cassie

December 13, 2011


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Music changes every time an artist releases a new album, but the way students get their music fix has also evolved. From cassette tapes to CDs to digital files, music devices are ever-changing. Many students rely on Internet radio such as Pandora to listen to tunes, but Spotify, another music source...

International student adjusts to life at Baker

Story by Sara

December 11, 2011


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At Baker University, the study abroad program is often discussed and supported, but one international student is experiencing a culture shock in Baldwin City. When Amity Scholar Ana Belen Henriquez-Bravo left her home in Tome, Chile, it was her first time in the United States and the first time she wo...

Students celebrate holidays with traditions

Story by Abby

December 11, 2011


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The weather has begun to chill, lights are streaming from businesses and houses and the talk of what Santa will bring in presents this year is on everyone’s mind. It’s the holiday season and a much-needed break for college students. The holiday season, or what is known as winter break ...

New website causes craze

New website causes craze

December 9, 2011


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Not long ago, one might have torn a picture out of a magazine and pinned it up on the wall with a thumbtack. In today’s technology-crazed world, one might find a picture on Pinterest and, with a simple click, pin it on an online pinboard. Pinterest.com is a virtual pinboard that allows people...

Baker students participate in NaNoWriMo

Baker students participate in NaNoWriMo

Story by Jenna

December 1, 2011


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The month of November was filled with numerous national holidays or nationally-observed events such as Thanksgiving, Hunger Awareness month and even National Peanut Butter Lover’s month. But creative writers at Baker University are students focused on an event more relevant to their interests—National Novel ...

BU seniors plan for final music recital

BU seniors plan for final music recital

Story by Cassie

November 17, 2011


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Every senior is busy with projects, papers and finding jobs toward the end of a four, or sometimes five, year journey, but for senior music majors, the cherry on top of the sundae comes with the successful completion of a senior recital. “I just hope people come, not necessarily to hear me sin...

Weather change impacts BU campus

Weather change impacts BU campus

Story by Jenna

November 10, 2011


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It’s the time of year when most students are trading sandals for boots and T-shirts for sweaters, but some Baker University students are instead trading these things for tissues and Tylenol. “A lot of times, it’s a combination of seasonal allergies, which people are having trouble with &...