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Gavin Dines named Heart of America mens golfer of the week

Gavin Dines named Heart of America men’s golfer of the week

Story by Brett Gamber, Staff Writer October 25, 2023

Freshman Gavin Dines was named Heart of America Men’s Golfer of the Week for his outstanding performance in his first collegiate golf tournament at the Virginia McCoy Invite on Oct. 16, 2023. Dines...

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Sam White named new Head Coach for Baker Softball Team

Story by Brett Gamber, Staff Writer September 12, 2023

On Monday, August 21, Baker announced that Sam White would be the man in charge of the Women’s Softball team this season. Last year, under head coach Dana Goss, the Wildcats tied the program record at...

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Jolliffe Hall: History of the 82-year-old campus building

Story by Kyle Newman, Video Producer May 17, 2023

Jolliffe Hall has been a staple of Baker University for many years, known as "that cool looking building next to the NLC." But no one really seems to know what it was used for, or only know bits and pieces....

The Town Galleria has a rich history over the past 100 years. From 1919 to 1992 is was a movie theatre that went by the name Gem Theatre.

A gem in history: the Gem Theatre

Story by Josephine Moore, Photographer May 3, 2022

Baldwin City is a small, quaint town with a rich history remembered by the community and unknown to most students of Baker University. Most students here know where to get their coffee in town whether...

The social media network Yik Yak has resurfaced and become an added stressor on Bakers campus.

Yik Yak sweeps across Baker community

Story by Maya Hodison, News Editor May 3, 2022

You might remember this famous scenario used in coming-of-age films: the victim walks into the lunchroom one day to realize everyone is staring and laughing at her because a rumor about her was mass texted...

Junior Sami Aceto, playing the role of the mother Thelma, chastises her daughter. The play featured two casts, exhibiting the ways in which males and females confront mental health and suicide differently.

Theater majors set to produce capstone project “‘Night, Mother”

Story by Emma Howard, Social Media Editor April 20, 2022

Content Warning: This production contains content related to suicide and depression. Within a matter of weeks, Baker University will graduate its last two theater majors: Seniors Kenzie Kuhlmann and...

Ryan Pitts, head coach of track and field, receives the Joe Bidens Presidential Lifetime Achievement Award. Each recipient received a certificate signed by President Joe Biden.

Head Track and Field Coach Ryan Pitts earns Presidential Lifetime Achievement award for volunteer service

Story by Maya Hodison, News Editor February 25, 2022

Editor’s Note: The original version of this article was updated for clarity on Feb 26. at 10:43 a.m. Last November, Baker University Head Track and Field Coach Ryan Pitts received the 2021 Joe Biden...

PACE Project Coordinator Rachel Gadd-Nelson and STAAC Support Group Advocate AJ Gonzales listen to a students account of their experience with self care at Empower.

Listen, Believe, Care: Baker tackles sexual assault

Story by Liam Flake, Staff Writer May 10, 2021

April marks Sexual Assault Awareness Month, or SAAM, a time dedicated to raising awareness for and preventing the issue of sexual assault, harassment and abuse. In light of this, Baker Rallies Against...

Students reveal their thoughts about zodiac signs

Students reveal their thoughts about zodiac signs

Story by Will Hanson and Megan Stover March 1, 2020

Astrology plays an important role in many lives, as it often allows people to justify their actions and traits of themselves and those around them. Astrology has risen in popularity quite recently, with...

Late Nite is open 9 p.m. to midnight every Sun. through Thurs.

Late Nite: Student opens late night restaurant in Baldwin

Story by Megan Stover and Jeremiah Edwards February 24, 2020

On Feb. 9, Baldwin City welcomed a new, student-run restaurant to the community. Late Nite is a dessert and breakfast themed restaurant that was inspired by the needs of college students but is welcome...

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