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New website, new adviser, new us

New website, new adviser, new us

Story by Baker Orange Editorial Staff
June 19, 2017
Filed under News

The Baker Orange's redesigned website has been under construction since the end of May and is finally ready to be unveiled. “We wanted to update the site, to make the layout cleaner and easier for people to use,” Lexi Loya, the current editor, said. “This new site also allows the staff to upload...

Phillips highlights top photos from his college career

Phillips highlights top photos from his college career

June 15, 2017
Filed under Galleries, News, Showcase

Spring 2017 graduate, Chad Phillips, commemorates his time as a photographer on The Baker Orange by collecting his favorite photos during his four years on staff.

Summer program allows freshmen to get a head start

Summer program allows freshmen to get a head start

June 12, 2017
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Incoming freshmen from the Kansas City area participate in Baker’s summer bridge program, NERDs, throughout the month of June. The 16 students are apart of the Kaufmann Scholarship Program and will earn three credit hours while learning more about the transition from high school to college. The program...

Health and humanities major added for 2017-18

Health and humanities major added for 2017-18

Story by Brenna Thompson, News Editor
June 12, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

Baker University is adding a health and humanities major to its 2017-18 catalog.

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Senior starts photography business

Senior starts photography business

Story by Lily Stephens, Writer
May 10, 2017
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About one year ago, Baker University senior Jessica Georgie decide to start her own photography, video and graphics business. After listening to Baker alumna Gloria Atanmo, author of From Excuses to Excursions: How I Started Traveling the World talk about her book and speak about the value of follo...

STAG celebrates Greek life traditions

Story by Julia Sanders, Writer
May 10, 2017
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Baker University’s sororities and fraternities will be hosting their annual Staying Together After Graduation events on May 20. During Staying Together After Graduation, or STAG, each sorority and fraternity invites their alumni back for a day of reunions, house tours, dinners and donations. The...

Upcoming graduation schedules and commencement speaker info

Upcoming graduation schedules and commencement speaker info

May 5, 2017
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Commencement Ceremonies Schedule Saturday, May 13 10:30 a.m. | Undergraduate Degrees School of Professional & Graduate Studies. 10:30-1 p.m. | Commencement Brunch Long Student Center. Friends and family can attend for a fee. Adults: $8.25, Children 2-6: $4, Children under 2: fre...

Baldwin City Fitness opens downtown

Baldwin City Fitness opens downtown

Story by Angela Bober, Writer
May 3, 2017
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A new fitness center has opened in Baldwin City. Baldwin City Fitness opened its doors on April 1. It is owned by Scott White, Jodi White and Sarah Moore. "I knew there was a demand for a gym since the Baldwin City Athletic Club closed last summer," Scott White said. Baldwin City Fitness is...

KNBU-FM will soon transition to online only

KNBU-FM will soon transition to online only

Story by Julia Sanders, Writer
April 26, 2017
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On May 15, Baker University's radio station, 89.7 KNBU-FM, will no longer be on the air. Instead, it will only be available to be streamed online. The BakerRadio.org website will be constructed during the summer and should be fully functional when classes resume in the fall. When any radio station...

Coming fall 2017: a new academic misconduct policy

Coming fall 2017: a new academic misconduct policy

Story by Brenna Thompson, News Editor
April 24, 2017
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A new academic misconduct policy will go into effect in the fall 2017 semester. The policy was introduced in 2016 and has been on a trial period this semester. The policy was approved by Faculty Senate. It will involve the use of sanction points on a scale from zero to three, based on the severity...

Dialogos aims to celebrate students’ achievements

Dialogos aims to celebrate students’ achievements

Story by Julia Sanders, Writer
April 24, 2017
Filed under News

With classes canceled for Wednesday, April 26, students will be free to attend Dialogos, formally known as Scholars Symposium, to support their classmates who will be presenting their academic projects to faculty.

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Faculty Senate approves public health major

Faculty Senate approves public health major

Story by Brenna Thompson, News Editor
April 17, 2017
Filed under News

A new exercise science major dedicated to public health will be added to the fall 2017 catalog. With the new major's recent approval from Faculty Senate, a two-year development process is close to its end. Director of Exercise Science Chris Todden said the addition of a public health major to the...

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