The Baker Orange

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...

Photographer speaks of journey

Photographer speaks of journey

March 8, 2012


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Remote Scottish chapels, sweeping trains of Anglican clergymen and ornate drawing rooms can easily depict a culture through a photograph. Telling a story with a picture of a single book is a little more difficult, National Geographic photographer Jim Richardson said. “My job is to make livin...

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

March 7, 2012


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"A Midsummer Night's Dream" was performed by the Baker University Theater department March 1-4 in Rice Auditorium. The 16-man cast began working on the play Jan. 21 and continued to do so until opening night. The cast consisted of 13 baker students, one alumnus and two high school students

BU students travel to join honor choir

BU students travel to join honor choir

Story by Taylor

March 1, 2012


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Eight Baker University choir members took their show on the road Wednesday, all the way to Dallas. This group of honor choir students, made up of concert and chamber choir members, is attending this year’s American Choral Directors Association conference, along with 22 other colleges in the Southwest...

Senior art exhibitions honor families

Senior art exhibitions honor families

Story by Jenna

February 23, 2012


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Some Baker University seniors have put months worth of their best and final work on display in the Holt Russell Gallery as part of their senior studio art exhibitions. Seniors majoring in art are required to have a senior art exhibition in order to graduate. For each exhibition, the students must f...

Shakespeare’s comedy to premiere

Shakespeare’s comedy to premiere

Story by Taylor

February 23, 2012


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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


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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...