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Jana’s Campaign promotes dating violence awareness and prevention

Jana’s Campaign promotes dating violence awareness and prevention

Story by Lauren Alley, Isabel Ashley, Staff Writer, News Editor

February 21, 2020

In addition to being Black History Month, February highlights Teen Dating Violence Awareness. So, it was only fitting that on Feb. 13, a representative from the education and violence prevention organization, Jana’s Campaign, visited Baker University to promote awareness and prevention of domestic and ...

Women’s Track and Field athletes qualify for Nationals

Women’s Track and Field athletes qualify for Nationals

Story by Makenzie Musgrove, Sports Editor

February 19, 2020

Even though it is still early in the season for the Wildcats Track and Field teams, there have been a multitude of athletes that have already qualified to compete at the 2020 NAIA Indoor National Championships in Brookings, S. D. on March 5-7. Freshman, Talisa Stone, qualified in the Wildcats first...

‘Day of Giving’ offers volunteer opportunity

‘Day of Giving’ offers volunteer opportunity

Story by Isabel Ashley, News Editor

February 9, 2020

"The third annual Day of Giving takes place on Baker’s Founder’s Day, Wednesday, February 12. The Day of Giving is a 24-hour online fundraising campaign, and this year all donations will go towards the Baker Fund. News editor Isabel Ashley met with Rachel Shuck, assistant director of development,...

New grant proposal aims to aid student mental health

New grant proposal aims to aid student mental health

Story by Megan Stover, Staff Writer

December 12, 2019

Baker University is in the process of applying for a new government grant that would enhance the campus’ mental health services. According to McAllister and Quinn, the University’s consulting company, the grant aims to do four important things: enhance mental health services for all college students--including...

Student publishes Christian devotional

Student publishes Christian devotional

Story by Maya Hodison, Writer

December 9, 2019

Publishing a piece for the first time is something every aspiring writer looks forward to. Writing a book can be a long and detailed process, but for senior Hannah Greer, it was all worth it in the end. Greer is an English and Education double major at Baker who recently released her first published...

Baldwin City invites many unique businesses to area

Baldwin City invites many unique businesses to area

Story by Halle Morrell, Social Media Editor

December 3, 2019

The quaint town of Baldwin City, Kansas is known for its simple charm and lack of urban amenities. However, the past few months have brought many unique businesses into the area. From a coffee shop to a yoga studio to a bar/coffee shop/bookstore, Baldwin City continues to grow and prosper. Uniquely...

Summer travel gives students new opportunities

Summer travel gives students new opportunities

Story by Halle Morrell, Social Media Editor

December 2, 2019

Baker University is known for its many unique travel opportunities. From study abroad to Interterm, students almost always have the opportunity to travel if they choose. One of the newest travel opportunities being offered by Baker is summer term travel. Throughout the month of May, Baker staff members...

“Living Undocumented”: Opening the door to immigration discussion

“Living Undocumented”: Opening the door to immigration discussion

Story by Megan Stover, Staff Writer

December 2, 2019

"Living Undocumented" is Netflix’s newest documentary that focuses on the plight of undocumented immigrants living in America. The documentary not only features Hispanic immigrants, but also Israeli, Thai and African. One of the stories centered around a couple who were detained by ICE in a Kansas City...

University pushes for parking permits

University pushes for parking permits

Story by Halle Morrell, Social Media Editor

November 26, 2019

While the Baker University campus is home to many great opportunities, the option to easily find a parking spot is not one of them. It is not uncommon for students and faculty to have to spend time searching the areas around campus in order to find a place to legally park their vehicle. In order to address...

Netflix and Nickelodeon announce 200 million dollar deal

Netflix and Nickelodeon announce 200 million dollar deal

Story by Will Hanson, Arts and Entertainment Editor

November 23, 2019

Following the release of “Disney +” Netflix has announced a multi-year deal with Nickelodeon. This deal pertains to Nickelodeon and Netflix to produce and create new shows and movies based on old or original content. The New York Times reports that the partnership with Netflix is worth more than...

Grammy Awards announces nominations

Grammy Awards announces nominations

Story by Will Hanson, Arts and Entertainment Editor

November 21, 2019

On Wednesday Nov. 20, the 2020 Grammy Nominations were announced to the public. The 62 Grammy Awards is scheduled to air on Jan. 26, 2020. It will be hosted by Alicia Keys for the second year in a row. This Grammy telecast will be the first under the leadership of the first female president of the...

Nick Goodman: His City Council campaign

Nick Goodman: His City Council campaign

Story by Maya Hodison, Writer

November 20, 2019

When Residence Director Nicholas Goodman applied to run for City Council of Baldwin City in Jan. 2019, no one else had applied, so he decided to rise to the occasion. Right as the deadline was approaching in May 2019, six other people applied. With only three spots open, this made his competition insta...