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‘Fantastic Beasts’ continues the Harry Potter magic

‘Fantastic Beasts’ continues the Harry Potter magic

Story by Sarah Baker, Editor

November 21, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Upon hearing the news that J.K. Rowling was finished writing Harry Potter books – at least for now - many Potterheads’ (self-proclaimed huge HP fans) began to mourn the end of the series that had such an important role in their childhoods. But all hope was not lost. With the announcement of a Harry...

Locally owned bakery to open downtown

Locally owned bakery to open downtown

Story by Lily Stephens, Writer

November 16, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

In a storefront on Eighth Street that had sat empty for several months, you can now catch glimpses of a woman with big brown hair and a bright smile running in and out the door. For 20 years, Lori Gardner was a hairdresser. Her life shifted when her family of four became a family of eight after adopting...

DIY: Dorm Hacks #2

DIY: Dorm Hacks #2

Story by Claire Sullivan, Writer

November 15, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Personalized Clipboard The clipboards can be used for homework, hang up documents or to hang photos. Needed Supplies: Clipboard Paper Scissors Glue Directions: Glue down piece of paper of your choice. Scrapbook paper was used in this project. Trace around the clipboard...

Upcoming November events in BU arts

Upcoming November events in BU arts

Story by Sarah Baker, Editor

November 9, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Baker University Theater: 'The Journey of Everyman' Nov. 10-12 | 7:30 p.m. | Rice Auditorium Nov. 13 | 2 p.m. | Rice Auditorium The second and last Baker University theatrical production of the fall semester is entitled “The Journey of Everyman.” The play revolves around the character...

College Kitchen: Butterscotch Snickerdoodle Bars

College Kitchen: Butterscotch Snickerdoodle Bars

Story by Abigaile Roorda, Writer

November 7, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

What you need: Butterscotch Chips Snickerdoodle Cookie Mix Vanilla Extract Apple Sauce Cup Baking Pan Non-stick cooking spray Paper Towels Directions Heat the oven to 400 F. Make Snickerdoodle cookie mix, following the packaging directions, except replace the Vegetable...

Quayle Bible exhibit features matriarchs from Genesis

Quayle Bible exhibit features matriarchs from Genesis

Story by Claire Sullivan, Writer

October 31, 2016


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A new exhibit titled "More Than Matriarchs: Women in the Book of Genesis" is currently on display as a special exhibit of the Quayle Bible Collection in the Collins Library. The exhibit is open to the public from 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays through July 30, 2017. The exhibit is about important...

Baker Serves to host ‘Trunk or Treat’ event

Story by Trevor Lininger

October 21, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Local kids and their families will have the opportunity to trick or treat on campus this year with the involvement of Baker students. The student organization Baker Serves will host Trunk or Treat at 6:30 p.m. on Halloween evening in Downtown Baldwin City. The event is in conjunction with Baldwin City...

Zombies invade Lawrence for charity

Zombies invade Lawrence for charity

Story by Riley Swickard, Writer

October 21, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

As the sun began to set Thursday evening, an unusual throng of undead participants gathered in the middle of Lawrence's South Park. The 10th Annual Zombie Walk activities drew hundreds of Douglas County participants and spectators, including some Baker students. People of all ages - and zombie makeup...

DIY: BU Puzzle Piece

DIY: BU Puzzle Piece

Story by Abigaile Roorda, Writer

October 11, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

What you need: Wooden puzzle piece Wood leaves (can be pre-colored) Wooden letters (can be pre-colored) Acrylic paints in a variety of colors Paint brushes in different widths Paper Towels Plastic cup with water Glue   Directions Paint the puzzle piece the desired ...

College Kitchen: Quick Ham and Pineapple Quesadilla

College Kitchen: Quick Ham and Pineapple Quesadilla

Story by Claire Sullivan, Writer

October 10, 2016


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Ingredients: Tortilla shells Cheese Canadian bacon Pineapple Steps: Sprinkle shredded cheese on one tortilla. Place slices of Canadian bacon and chunks of pineapple (along with any desired toppings) on top of the cheese. Add second tortilla on top of the first. Microwave ...

Larger-than-life outdoor sculpture promotes October art show

Larger-than-life outdoor sculpture promotes October art show

Story by Spencer Brown, Assistant News Editor

October 3, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

A five-times life-size sculpture will sit outside of Parmenter Hall for much of the month of October to promote the newest exhibit in the Holt-Russell Gallery. “We hope to gain greater exposure to the programs we are doing,” Director of the Holt-Russell Gallery and Assistant Professor of Art Russell...

‘Nixon’s Nixon’: a political play for a political year

‘Nixon’s Nixon’: a political play for a political year

Story by Abigaile Roorda, Writer

October 3, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The first theatrical production this semester is a satire about one of the United States’ most scandalous presidents. Nixon’s Nixon, written by Russell Lees, is a two-man play about a conversation between President Richard Nixon and his Secretary of State Henry Kissinger on the eve of Nixon’s resignat...