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TV Review: Is ‘The Catch’ a con or a good catch?

Story by Mykaela Cross, Assistant Editor

March 30, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Trailers for ABC’s new show The Catch promised intrigue, action and a plot that thrills. After the pilot’s premiere Thursday night, it seems ABC means to keep those promises. From cast performance to plot twists, it may be ABC’s next big hit. From the producers of Scandal and Grey’s Anat...

New art studio revives local creativity

New art studio revives local creativity

Story by Abigaile Roorda, Writer

March 22, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Nestled between Mr. Goodcents and JBC Liquor on Ames Street is a new art studio for everyone. “Revive is a studio that welcomes any artisan, even if they don’t believe they are an artist,” owner Veronica Powell said. Powell described Revive as “an eclectic little mix of handmade artisans.”...

Movie Review: Disney’s Zootopia

Movie Review: Disney’s Zootopia

Story by Sarah Baker, Editor

March 15, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Disney’s 55th animated film, Zootopia, was released March 4. It is currently the No. 1 movie in America for the second week in a row, rocking the box office with more than $400 million revenue worldwide. Zootopia has been gaining popularity and earning critics’ praise for its clever handling of c...

DIY: Quick and Easy Body Scrub

DIY: Quick and Easy Body Scrub

Story by Claire Sullivan, Writer

March 8, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Ingredients: ¼ cup bedtime wash 2 cups sugar ¼ cup baby oil   Quick and Easy Body Scrub is true to its name. Only one step is needed. Combine all ingredients and stir until the mixture is the consistency of a body scrub. If the mixture is too runny for you, add more sugar. It...

College Kitchen: Breakfast Tortilla Bowls

College Kitchen: Breakfast Tortilla Bowls

Story by Abigaile Roorda, Writer

March 8, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Ingredients Eggs Turkey or Ham Cheese Milk Tortilla Bowls Mug Plate Salt and Pepper Vegetables (optional) Whisk or Fork Step 1 Crack two eggs into the mug. Add a splash of milk. Scramble with fork or whisk. Step 2 Add turkey (or ham), cheese and any vegetable...

Symphonic Winds and Jazz Ensemble go ‘Out of This World’

Story by Mykaela Cross, Assistant Editor

March 3, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The Music and Theatre Department is featuring a variety of concerts during the first few weeks of March. In addition to the choir concert on March 8, the Symphonic Winds and Jazz Ensemble will be performing in their concert, Out of This World, at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 10, in Rice Auditorium. Alongsid...

Students plan to take advantage of spring break

Students plan to take advantage of spring break

Story by Heidi Jo Hayden, Writer

March 2, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Midterms are a time dreaded by all students, but there is a light at the end of the tunnel. Spring break will be a chance for students to get away from Baldwin City to relieve the stress built up thus far in the semester. This year, spring break is from Monday, March 14, through Friday, March 18. While...

Theater Production: Shakespeare’s ‘The Tempest’

Theater Production: Shakespeare’s ‘The Tempest’

Story by Sarah Baker, Editor

March 1, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The newest play to grace the Rice Auditorium stage will be The Tempest, a Shakespearean comedy with a little bit of everything. The recent award-winning theater students, and their director, are putting their all into this performance with only a few weeks of preparation. “It's been very stressfu...

Baker and Baldwin voices will join in concert

Story by Abigaile Roorda, Writer

February 29, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Baker University voices will join with those of the community in "One Voice: A Baldwin Community Concert." The performance will be at 7 p.m. on March 8 in the Baldwin High School Performing Arts Center. “It’s a celebration of the town and the university,” Director of Choral Ensembles Cathy Crispino...

New gallery show to feature abstract art

New gallery show to feature abstract art

Story by Bailey Conklin, Sports Editor

February 29, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The Holt-Russell Gallery at Parmenter Hall will opens its doors for the Tommy White: Off Kilter show starting Thursday, March 3, with the opening reception from 3:30 to 6 p.m. The show will be on display through March 25. White’s newest works are about achieving life balance using abstract works. W...

Gloria Atanmo returns to BU for book tour

Gloria Atanmo returns to BU for book tour

Story by Dory Smith, Multimedia Editor

February 29, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Multimedia

Who knew that traveling around the world could bring a stable and fulfilling career? Baker alumna Gloria Atanmo visited Baker last week to share her recent adventures and celebrate the release of her book From Excuses to Excursions: How I Started Traveling the World. She spoke to a mass media class on...

Old Castle Museum now exhibiting new life

Story by Mykaela Cross, Assistant Editor

February 26, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The stone building looks just like any other building on campus. With obvious wear and tear, it is clear the building has aged. At the east end of campus, tucked away behind a corner, its existence and significance remain unknown to much of the Baker community. Although it is one of the few campus buildings...