The Baker Orange

Baker Serves to host ‘Trunk or Treat’ event

Story by Trevor Lininger

October 21, 2016

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

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

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

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

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

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...

Why you should be watching NBC’s ‘This Is Us’

Why you should be watching NBC’s ‘This Is Us’

Story by Sarah Baker, Editor

September 28, 2016

NBC’s newest and hottest show is a wonderfully real reflection of humanity that the network television industry has been needing for years. Try to think of a TV show that contains an overweight female who is not the butt of jokes? What about one that does not glamorize the acting industry? It is h...

DIY: Galaxy Jars

DIY: Galaxy Jars

Story by Abigaile Roorda, Writer

September 26, 2016

What you need: Mason Jar (with lid) Water Bottle of liquid glue, like of the Elmers brand Glitter (variety of colors, wet or dry) Stick, knife or spoon to stir with Instructions Heat some water to boiling point. Remove lids from the mason jar and fill the jar three quarters of the w...

DIY: Dorm Hacks

DIY: Dorm Hacks

Story by Abigaile Roorda and Sarah Baker

September 21, 2016

These following dorm room hacks can help spruce up your dorm room and help you organize your college life so when you set through your door you enter your very own sanctuary. MARQUEE LIGHTS What you need: Black foam board or cardboard Hot glue gun Strand of lights Scissors Pen...

Bridget is 12 years late and with child

Story by Claire Sullivan, Writer

September 19, 2016

If you are looking for a romantic comedy that will keep you laughing the entire time, then this is the movie for you. Bridget Jones’s Baby is the latest and third installment in the British romantic comedy series based off of the books by Helen Fielding. The Bridget Jones series starts off with...

College Kitchen: Lemon poppy seed muffin in a mug

College Kitchen: Lemon poppy seed muffin in a mug

Story by Claire Sullivan, Writer

September 16, 2016

Lemon Poppy Seed Muffin Mug Cake Recipe Ingredients & Needed Supplies: ¼ cup plus 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour 2 ½ tablespoons sugar ¼ teaspoon baking powder 3 tablespoons milk; needs to be at room temperature 1 tablespoon lemon juice 2 tablespoons salted butter; melted ...

Department of Music and Theatre fall lineup

Department of Music and Theatre fall lineup

Story by Sarah Baker, Editor

September 15, 2016

The Baker University Department of Music and Theatre has plenty in store for this fall, from a two-person play about President Nixon to the annual Christmas Candlelight Vespers and the addition of a drumline. Choir Opening the Baker choirs’ busy fall schedule is a Choir Music Learning Day on ...