The Baker Orange

‘The Diviners’ challenges BU actors

‘The Diviners’ challenges BU actors

Story by Sara

September 7, 2011


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

A new era within the Baker University theater department has begun. New faces are emerging and veteran actors are being pushed to their limits as they are presented with challenging productions. Patti Heiman, director of “Impolite Comedy,” is enthusiastic about the new direction the theater d...

Students and alumni win online contests

Students and alumni win online contests

Story by Rachel

September 1, 2011


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Senior Gloria Atanmo never expected to receive the kind of support she did. Neither did sophomore Tim Laughlin or Baker alumni Jeff Skillman and Emily Burks. Each entered some sort of online contest and solicited votes via their Facebook pages. Because Atanmo received the most votes through a link...

Fellowship of Christian Athletes supports BU

Fellowship of Christian Athletes supports BU

Story by Cassie

September 1, 2011


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

One of several Christian organizations at Baker University, Fellowship of Christian Athletes is changing the way it operates to better suit the needs of the athletes on campus and to work with other groups. In the past few years, FCA has had weekly Bible studies and has created a community of studen...

Students and alumni win online contests

Students and alumni win online contests

Story by Rachel

September 1, 2011


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Senior Gloria Atanmo never expected to receive the kind of support she did. Neither did sophomore Tim Laughlin or Baker alumni Jeff Skillman and Emily Burks. Each entered some sort of online contest and solicited votes via their Facebook pages. Because Atanmo received the most votes through a link...

Fellowship of Christian Athletes supports BU

Fellowship of Christian Athletes supports BU

Story by Cassie

September 1, 2011


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

One of several Christian organizations at Baker University, Fellowship of Christian Athletes is changing the way it operates to better suit the needs of the athletes on campus and to work with other groups. In the past few years, FCA has had weekly Bible studies and has created a community of studen...

Baker offers student leadership opportunities

Baker offers student leadership opportunities

Story by Cassie

August 25, 2011


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Put the you in u-LEAD. “U-LEAD is overall comprehensive for creating leadership skills among students across the board,” Director of Student Life Brett Bruner said. U-LEAD combines all of the different leadership programs led by student coordinators on campus. The programs are Adventu...

Baker offers student leadership opportunities

Baker offers student leadership opportunities

Story by Cassie

August 25, 2011


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Put the you in u-LEAD. “U-LEAD is overall comprehensive for creating leadership skills among students across the board,” Director of Student Life Brett Bruner said. U-LEAD combines all of the different leadership programs led by student coordinators on campus. The programs are Adventu...

Music editor presents lectures

Music editor presents lectures

Story by Megan

May 12, 2011


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

After being friends for more than 20 years, a shared love of music and teaching can still bring Michael Ryan, Hollywood music editor and co–founder of Mad 4 Music, and Ray James, Baker University assistant professor of music, together again. First meeting while teaching in the same California school...

Music editor presents lectures

Music editor presents lectures

Story by Megan

May 12, 2011


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

After being friends for more than 20 years, a shared love of music and teaching can still bring Michael Ryan, Hollywood music editor and co–founder of Mad 4 Music, and Ray James, Baker University assistant professor of music, together again. First meeting while teaching in the same California school...

Rituals remembered during graduation

Story by Margo Rodewald

May 12, 2011


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

John Richards, assistant professor of history, has been a member of King Arthur's Court since he came to Baker University as a student in 1978. He always has been and always will be. Just as Professor of Biology Darcy Russell will always be a member of Columbian Commonwealth. Or how the students in t...

Rituals remembered during graduation

Story by Margo Rodewald

May 11, 2011


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

John Richards, assistant professor of history, has been a member of King Arthur's Court since he came to Baker University as a student in 1978. He always has been and always will be. Just as Professor of Biology Darcy Russell will always be a member of Columbian Commonwealth. Or how the students in t...

Broken bones become bother

Broken bones become bother

Story by Alesha Miller

May 4, 2011


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Warmer weather is causing students to be more active outdoors, but some students have personal injuries preventing them from springtime activities like baseball. Baker University soccer and baseball player Steven Stewart has a broken navicular bone in his foot. "It happened during soccer season. I kic...