The Baker Orange

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 &...

Campus radio grows

Campus radio grows

Story by Kayla Infanti

November 3, 2011


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On the Air Cate Richards and Gloria Atanmo discuss their on-air work on KNBU-FM. (requires Flash Player) The campus radio station, 89.7 the Edge KNBU-FM, has grown. Now, with 14 shows on air, more students have been behind the microphone to share their interests, musical tastes and opinions. M...

Liston name lives on

Liston name lives on

October 27, 2011


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Legendary Baker alumnus Emil S. Liston has quite the list of achievements to his name. Liston was the athletic director and football coach for Baker University as well as the founder of the NAIA and a member of the Kansas Sports Hall of Fame. What he is best known for today, however, is Baker Univ...

Students promote study abroad programs

Students promote study abroad programs

Story by Abby

October 27, 2011


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Junior Haven Ashley and senior Sarah Pembrook are taking their experiences of studying abroad last semester and putting them to good use. Ashley got accepted for an internship with the International Studies Abroad program, the company she used to study abroad last semester. The program helps studen...

Students promote study abroad programs

Students promote study abroad programs

Story by Abby

October 27, 2011


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Junior Haven Ashley and senior Sarah Pembrook are taking their experiences of studying abroad last semester and putting them to good use. Ashley got accepted for an internship with the International Studies Abroad program, the company she used to study abroad last semester. The program helps studen...

Tara Chumley models in free time

Tara Chumley models in free time

Story by Jordan Johnson

October 26, 2011


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Tara Chumley is well-known on Baker University’s campus as a softball player and member of Delta Delta Delta sorority, but in her free time, she is a local model. <br/> Tara does mostly trade work, which means she does not have to pay the photographer nor does the photographer have to pay...

Choir men set high standards for concert

Choir men set high standards for concert

October 20, 2011


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There is a group of unsung leaders on Baker University’s campus.  They dedicate themselves to their team, set high personal goals and have been training vigorously for their next big event. Matthew Potterton, director of choral activities, said this year’s selection of male choir...

Choir men set high standards for concert

Choir men set high standards for concert

October 20, 2011


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

There is a group of unsung leaders on Baker University’s campus.  They dedicate themselves to their team, set high personal goals and have been training vigorously for their next big event. Matthew Potterton, director of choral activities, said this year’s selection of male choir...