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Baker encourages studying abroad

Baker encourages studying abroad

Story by Brenna Thompson, News Editor

November 18, 2017


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A unique aspect of Baker University's academics is the overwhelming popularity and access to foreign studies. Baker is not only known for but also highly encourages studying abroad and even has relationships with Harlaxton College in England. Every semester, students embark on education experiences...

Quayle celebrates 500 year anniversary

Quayle celebrates 500 year anniversary

Story by Jamie Pellikaan, Writer

November 16, 2017


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Almost 500 years ago in Wittenberg, Germany Martin Luther nailed the Ninety-five Theses on a church. Following this occasion, Luther’s ideas regarding religion and the institution of the church forever altered western thought and changed the way people view religion and society. Baker University’s...

Theft becomes an issue on campus

Theft becomes an issue on campus

Story by Lily Stephens, Multimedia Editor

November 15, 2017


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Several Baker students have been experiencing car damage and break-ins this semester, specifically outside fraternity and sorority houses. The frequency of these break-ins is beginning to raise questions.  Sophomore Payton Ruder had his car broken into on Oct. 10. “They stole an amplifier, five pa...

Speech Choir builds public speakers

Speech Choir builds public speakers

Story by Spencer Brown, Assistant News Editor

November 12, 2017


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Dressed from head to toe in black attire and holding notebooks full of scripts are only two of the descriptions needed to portray the members of the Baker University Speech Choir. This unique group of students from all different majors is entering its 14th year on campus this fall. “Speech choir is...

Real house moms of Baker University

Real house moms of Baker University

Story by Julia Sanders, Writer

October 29, 2017


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Here at Baker University, each sorority house has a house director who lives in the house and essentially runs it. These women are always in communication with the house corporation board and are responsible for the upkeep of the house. While each house mom has a different story and background, each ...

Spooky search: Baker hosting paranormal investigation

Spooky search: Baker hosting paranormal investigation

Story by Jamie Pellikaan, Writer

October 27, 2017


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An investigation is underway at Baker University. No crime was committed, no suspects are in custody and all people relevant to the case are dead. On Saturday, Oct. 28, two paranormal investigation groups, Earthbound Voices Paranormal (EVP) and C.R.E.E.P.Z Ghost Commandos are teaming up to search...

Baker Serves hosts Trunk or Treat

Baker Serves hosts Trunk or Treat

Story by Madison Nedved, BU Student Media

October 27, 2017


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Baker Serves is hosting Trunk or Treat on High Street in downtown Baldwin City this Halloween. The main idea behind Trunk or Treat is to give local children and families a safe place to trick or treat since Baldwin City’s homes are widely distributed and spread out. This event is especially accommodating...

Baker cracks down on party scene

Baker cracks down on party scene

Story by Brenna Thompson, News Editor

October 23, 2017


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Party registration has been a policy implemented for Baker University's fraternity houses for years. However, with the events of modern college campuses nationwide, as well as the emphasis on safety and liability of fraternity life, the administration has come together in agreement on the importance of...

Chapel attendance rising

Chapel attendance rising

Story by Brenna Thompson, News Editor

October 22, 2017


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Every Thursday at 11 a.m. Baker’s classes, labs and lectures come to a halt as the doors of the Osborne Chapel open wide and Rev. Kevin Hopkins greets those outside. This is a sacred time, an hour to come together as a campus and worship next to our peers. A moment of peace and serenity amongst the...

Six Baker people you should know

Six Baker people you should know

Story by Spencer Brown, Assistant News Editor

October 10, 2017


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Baker University prides itself on its family-like atmosphere. Faculty and staff members across all departments of Baker play a large role in the development and success of students. Though their job descriptions differ, their individual responsibilities all work together in order to create the atmosph...

No longer eligible: Former student-athletes work with teams

No longer eligible: Former student-athletes work with teams

Story by Bailey Conklin, Sports Editor

October 9, 2017


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Senior Michaela Jamison is like many other students at Baker University. After a full day of classes, she heads to practice. Dance is what originally brought Jamison to Baker, so it is no surprise it remains a big part of her college career. What is different about Jamison, however, is that she will...