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Knowing Loud Noises: Murder, mystery and mastering the stage

Knowing Loud Noises: Murder, mystery and mastering the stage

Story by Mykaela Cross, Writer

November 6, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Baker University’s improvisation club, Loud Noises, hosted a Halloween themed show on the night of Halloween in the McKibbin Recital Hall. The “spooky” special was a murder mystery themed show that featured improv actors solving the mystery on stage ad lib. Junior Noah Taylor is a member of...

Paranormal activity: Baker University edition

Paranormal activity: Baker University edition

Story by Lexi Loya and Jamie Pellikaan

November 2, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Beforehand Lexi -- When I first heard about the paranormal investigation happening at Baker on Saturday night, I knew I had to go. After watching paranormal shows since I was young, I couldn’t believe I finally had the chance to take part in a real ghost investigation. I am a definite believer in th...

‘MISCHIEVOUS: Ghost Stories & Illustrations’ by Adam Tillery

‘MISCHIEVOUS: Ghost Stories & Illustrations’ by Adam Tillery

October 27, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Galleries

The charcoal drawings below are some of the illustrations featured in Tillery's book. To purchase the book click here.  

Theatre performs “The Bippolo Seed and Other Lost Stories”

Theatre performs “The Bippolo Seed and Other Lost Stories”

October 18, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Galleries

The theatre department performed "The Bippolo Seed and Other Lost Stories" as their first production of the semester. The production told numerous stories by Dr. Seuss and was a staged reading.

Luke Bryan serenades Baldwin City

Luke Bryan serenades Baldwin City

Story by Lily Stephens, Multimedia Editor

October 3, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

This past Friday several Baker students attended the Luke Bryan concert held at Don-Ale Farm, which is located 15 minutes from Eighth Street. The concert was a part of the country star’s “Farm Tour”. Having a star as popular and widely known as Bryan come to Baldwin City created lots of excitement in t...

Editors review new library furniture

Editors review new library furniture

September 30, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Multimedia, Video

Our Multimedia Editor, Lily Stephens, and Photo Editor, Jenna Black, reviewed the new library furniture located on the second floor of Collins Library. The library staff wants feedback from students on how they feel about the new furniture possibly being added permanently. Watch as they show the different...

Campus DJs liven up Baker

Campus DJs liven up Baker

Story by Spencer Brown, Assistant News Editor

September 26, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

If you have been to a fraternity social event in the past year, you may have heard the mixes of the two “campus DJs”: Matt Braun and Andrew Dau. These students have very different histories, but since coming to Baker, they have been called upon over 20 times to liven up Baker social life throu...

Baker choir hires new director

Baker choir hires new director

Story by Brenna Thompson, News Editor

September 19, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Last Spring, Cathy Crispino made the decision to retire from being Baker's choir director. As a result, Baker was able to launch a search for someone to take over the choral responsibilities. Chair of the Department of Music and Theatre, Trilla Lyerla, said that the opening for the job as the new...

Mural brings beauty to Baldwin City

Mural brings beauty to Baldwin City

Story by Brenna Thompson, News Editor

September 3, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Celebrations were in order this summer with the completion of the Baldwin City mural. The residents of Baldwin City expressed excitement over the bright painting. City Community Development Director Ed Courton said the Baldwin City Chamber of Commerce brought forth the idea of a community mural in ...

Studio to stage: Student artists prepare for the semester’s final showcase

Studio to stage: Student artists prepare for the semester’s final showcase

Story by Lily Stephens, Writer

May 5, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Student artwork is also displayed this month at the Lumberyard Art Center in downtown Baldwin City. A variety of pieces and media are featured from the following students: Erynne Jamison Kyndall Williams Trinity Richardson Kaycee Bauer Cooper Allen Amelia Hoelting Asail Aljmeeli Judy...

DIY: Pineapple Canvas

DIY: Pineapple Canvas

Story by Angela Bober, Writer

May 3, 2017


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Supplies Needed: Canvas Acrylic Paint Sponge Brush Painters tape Scissors/Exacto Knife Pineapple Template How to Make It: Step 1: Pick your template (it can be any image that you want as long as it can be cut out) Step 2: Using your exacto knife or scissors cut out the ...

College Kitchen: Better Boxed Brownies

College Kitchen: Better Boxed Brownies

Story by Abigaile Roorda, Writer

April 24, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

What you need: Betty Crocker Fudge Brownie mix Egg Applesauce Vanilla Water Powdered Sugar White Chocolate Chips Flour Sprinkles Bowls Mixing Spoon Measure spoons Nonstick spray Better Boxed Brownies Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Combine Brownie mix wit...