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College Kitchen: Pizza Margherita

College Kitchen: Pizza Margherita

Story by Sarah Baker, Editor

February 8, 2017


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No, a Pizza Margherita is not made from, nor does it have anything to do with margaritas. Comprised of simple ingredients, Pizza Margherita is a delicious alternative to the common pizzas we eat in American culture. According to Italy Magazine, the Pizza Margherita originated when a chef created a pizza that resembled the ...

DIY: Memory Jars

DIY: Memory Jars

Story by Abigaile Roorda, Writer

February 6, 2017


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What You Need: Mason jar or flip top Jar Paints, stickers, anything you want to decorate with Paper and pen Friends Every year good and bad things happen. Last year, two friends and I bought jars from a store. For everything that happened in our lives, we wrote it on slips of paper and...

Ensemble prepares for jazz concert

Story by Ludwig Johanning

February 3, 2017


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The Baker Jazz Ensemble is preparing for a challenging semester as it hosts a concert with a renowned jazz vocalist. The ensemble will play with Kevin Mahogany on Nov. 21. Mahogany is a Baker University alumnus who is a well-known American jazz vocalist. Related Story Jazz musician shares ‘Bak...

Department of Music and Theatre spring lineup

Department of Music and Theatre spring lineup

Story by Sarah Baker, Editor

February 3, 2017


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Band With six instrumental performances and activities scheduled during the semester, Director of Bands Frank Perez has been busy making preparations. For starters, the High School Honor Band Festival and Concert will be held Thursday, Feb. 9. With 223 high schoolers entered, Perez is unsure if thi...

New gallery exhibit captures the power of words

New gallery exhibit captures the power of words

January 31, 2017


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A new exhibit titled “Morphology: Commands and Promises” in the Holt-Russell Gallery sets out to convey the artistic power of text and communication. “Morphology is the study of word forms,” Director of the Holt-Russell Gallery and Assistant Professor of Art Russell Horton said. “What the...

Movie Review: A Dog’s Purpose

Story by Angela Bober, Writer

January 31, 2017


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A Dog’s Purpose<em>A Dog’s Purpose</em> hit theaters last weekend amid controversy, bringing in about $18.4 million, according to hit theaters last weekend amid controversy, bringing in about $18.4 million, according to IMDB. The movie stars Josh Gad as the voice...

Savaiinaea carries on Samoan culture

Savaiinaea carries on Samoan culture

Story by Kaysie Nielson

January 9, 2017


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From the western islands of Samoa to a small town in New Jersey, just 10 minutes from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, BU junior Niko Savaiinaea, a football player and wrestler, carries on his culture’s traditions. Specifically, a pre-war dance ritual which involves a war knife with the ends lit on fire. Fire...

Downtown café provides a cozy hangout

Downtown café provides a cozy hangout

Story by Emma Grossner

January 9, 2017


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Eighth Street is home to many Baldwin City essentials. The weathered and worn brick streets lead to several prominent restaurants where students are usually dining. Whether one is craving a classic Chinese buffet, warm chips and queso, or a fresh cinnamon roll from a newly opened bakery, there seems...

New coffee shop opens on Ames Street

New coffee shop opens on Ames Street

Story by Brenna Thompson, News Editor

December 19, 2016


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A new local coffee shop is now open for both Baldwin City residents and Baker University students to meet, talk, study or just hang out. Perks Coffee House and Party Shop opened at 914 Ames Street in the last week of November. The owners hope it will be a place where all people who call Baldwin City...

Second season of ‘Fuller House’ continues the nostalgia

Story by Abigaile Roorda, Writer

December 19, 2016


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The “She-Wolf Pack” is back. On Dec. 9, Netflix released season 2 of the wildly-popular Fuller House. Season 2 picks up at the end of summer vacation. DJ has finally chosen between Matt and Steve. The season follows the Fuller, Tanner and Gibbler families through the first day of school, Hallow...

‘Heartless’ tells the untold story of the Red Queen

‘Heartless’ tells the untold story of the Red Queen

Story by Claire Sullivan, Writer

November 28, 2016


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Marissa Meyer’s latest novel, Heartless, is a prequel to Lewis Carroll’s Alice's Adventures in Wonderland story. The book landed on bookshelves nationwide a little less than a month ago. Heartless tells the story of Catherine, aka the Red Queen, before she became the Red Queen we know her to b...

Vespers to bring festivity to finals week

Story by Spencer Brown, Assistant News Editor

November 28, 2016


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The 86th Annual Christmas Candlelight Vespers program will take place at 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 11, in Rice Auditorium. The hour-long performances are free to all students, faculty, staff and community members. “I am most looking forward to participating in what people tell me is one...