The Baker Orange

Biological sisters reconnect

Biological sisters reconnect

Story by Cassie

September 15, 2011

Junior Kyrie Bair went home in May after finals were over to receive what she thought was going to be news about a possible promotion for her mother, Tina Curran. Instead of rejoicing over careers, the two rejoiced over something much different. Bair’s biological sister, Rosie Arvoy, was ch...

Loud Noises holding auditions to fill openings

Loud Noises holding auditions to fill openings

Story by Abby

September 8, 2011

These students are witty and like to have fun. They play games and do stand-up comedy work for the campus. Loud Noises, as they liked to be called, is Baker University’s improv troupe. Loud Noises is classified as a ‘smart’ improv group because it doesn’t use vulgar language and tr...

‘The Diviners’ challenges BU actors

‘The Diviners’ challenges BU actors

Story by Sara

September 7, 2011

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...

‘The Diviners’ challenges BU actors

‘The Diviners’ challenges BU actors

Story by Sara

September 7, 2011

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

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

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...

Fellowship of Christian Athletes supports BU

Fellowship of Christian Athletes supports BU

Story by Cassie

September 1, 2011

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

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...

Baker offers student leadership opportunities

Baker offers student leadership opportunities

Story by Cassie

August 25, 2011

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

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

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

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...