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Baker University to establish Baker Core in place of Quest program

Baker University to establish Baker Core in place of Quest program

Story by Maria Gutierrez, Staff Writer

September 21, 2020

The Quest program has been a staple of Baker University's Campus for almost a decade. Starting in the fall semester of 2021, it will be replaced with a new General Education program known as “Baker Core.”  The new program has been in development since the beginning of the 2019-2020 school ye...

The Word with Max Dutton Sep. 9, 2020

The Word with Max Dutton Sep. 9, 2020

September 15, 2020

This is the first episode of the Orange's new bi-weekly news show, The Word with Max Dutton! This week's episode covers the new Heart of America spectator protocol, COVID-19's effect on Baker University, the upcoming plays, the weather and Brendan on the Block with Brendan Hulla.

What are Baker students’ go-to videogames?

What are Baker students' go-to videogames?

Story by Andrew Dau, Assistant Video Producer

April 13, 2020

What are you going to be for Halloween?

What are you going to be for Halloween?

Story by Lily Stephens, Video Editor

October 31, 2019

Baker students are ready to celebrate Halloween 2019. Whether you dress up for a party, Baldwin City's Hometown Halloween or just because you want to take advantage of the opportunity to wear a superhero cape to the library, costumes are a big part of the celebration on campus. Still not quite sure what...

Baker buys old Phi Mu building

Baker will be able to use the old Phi Mu building to create new memories for current and future staff, students and alumnae.

Story by Megan Stover, Staff Writer

October 26, 2019

For nearly 10 years, The Alumni Center has been a feature of Baker University. Now, it will become a permanent feature as Baker University enters a two-year lease-to-own agreement. Danielle Jones Rease, vice president of advancement for Baker University, said the university has been finalizing its’...

Word Around Baker: Impeachment Inquiry

Word Around Baker: Impeachment Inquiry

Story by Lily Stephens, Video Editor

October 15, 2019

A constant stream of news regarding the impeachment inquiry has been front and center in national news. How much do Baker's students know about the situation? For more information about the impeachment inquiry, follow the links below. CNN Live updates The Washington Post: "What you need to know" The Wall Street Journal: I...

New bookstore, bar, coffee shop: The Nook, set to open

The Nook is located on the corner of 8th St. and Grove St. in downtown Baldwin City.

Story by Lily Stephens, Video Editor

October 8, 2019

On Sept. 13 The Nook, a new bookstore, bar and coffee shop, held its soft opening. The shop is located in a recently renovated older building on the corner of High St. and Grove St. This new Baldwin City business is owned by Niki Manbeck, Manbeck also owns a publishing company and was looking for a way...

Softball hires new head coach

Dana Goss has taken the role of Baker University's head softball coach for the 2019-2020 school year. Goss came from Avila University.

Story by Halle Morrell, Social Media Editor

October 1, 2019

Over the summer, Baker University softball underwent a change in coaching staff. Following the 2019 season, former head coach Jamie Stanclift took a position at Wingate University in North Carolina, leaving a large opening to be filled. Head softball coach Dana Goss has taken over the team for the 2020...

Editors review new library furniture

Collins Library has added new furniture additions to the second floor. Students are encouraged to test the new furniture in order to determine which pieces to purchase.

September 30, 2017

Our Multimedia Editor, Lily Stephens, and Photo Editor, Jenna Black, reviewed the new library furniture located on the second floor of Collins Library. The library staff wants feedback from students on how they feel about the new furniture possibly being added permanently. Watch as they show the different...