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Baker University President Lynne Murray lights a candle at the event.

“A Night of Unity” highlights race and ethnicity issue awareness

Story by Maria Gutierrez, Staff Writer May 8, 2021

Baker University’s Total Equality Alliance (TEA), Mungano, Molcajete and Baker University President Lynne Murray’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion working group initiative teamed up with Baker’s...

Derek Chauvin receives a guilty verdict on murder charges, emphasizing the issues associated with police brutality.

Baker University community reflects on Derek Chauvin guilty verdict

Story by Maya Hodison, Staff Writer May 6, 2021

When Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin knelt on 46-year-old George Floyd’s neck for nine minutes and 29 seconds, the nation erupted. Floyd pleaded for air underneath Chauvin’s knee, as he repeatedly...

Bakers newest student organization allows participants to build their own rockets and learn more about the subject.

Rocketry Club brings new opportunities to campus life

Story by Maya Hodison, Staff Writer May 5, 2021

Baker University has added a new opportunity for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) students and those interested in such fields. The addition of the Rocketry Club will allow students to...

Physical Education major Patricia Moore (left) and Musical Education major Kara Smith (right) win the 2021 Teacher of Promise Award.

Students recognized as teachers of promise

Story by Maria Gutierrez, Staff Writer May 2, 2021

Every year, the Kansas Department of Education invites every university with a teacher preparation program to choose two students to be awarded the “Teachers of Promise” award.  Students who receive...

The Word with Max Dutton – Apr. 30, 2021

April 30, 2021

Welcome back to The Word. On this week’s episode, we cover Baker’s newly updated spectator policy, go through the Baker news rundown and end with the 2-Minute Drill.

Baker University is giving their students the opportunity to get a free Covid-19 vaccination shot on April 29.

Baker University to host COVID-19 vaccination clinic

Story by Caitlyn Baker, Staff Writer April 28, 2021

Baker University has partnered with Douglas County to offer students and Baldwin City community members a chance to get the COVID-19 Pfizer vaccine for free. This Thursday, Apr. 29, a vaccination clinic...

The three COVID-19 vaccination options, Moderna, Pfizer-BioNtech and Johnson and Johnson, offer varying options for the public to fight the virus.

What to know about the current COVID-19 vaccines

Story by Jamie Pellikaan, Staff Writer April 27, 2021

As of Apr. 19, every person over the age of 16 is eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccination in the United States. However, only 69 percent of all Americans are planning on receiving a vaccine. With...

Baker Universitys annual scholars symposium, Dialogos, to take place virtually

Baker University’s annual scholars symposium, Dialogos, to take place virtually

Story by Caitlyn Baker, Staff Writer April 26, 2021

Baker University’s annual undergraduate research presentation day, Dialogos, is right around the corner. Taking place this Wednesday, Apr. 28, the set up for presentations is different compared to previous...

The Baker University community donated food and money to the Baldwin City Food Bank for Greek Week.

Greek Week 2021 raises funds for Baldwin Community Food Pantry

Story by Maya Hodison, Staff Writer April 23, 2021

Supporting one another has been a consistent theme throughout the 2020-2021 school year. This is largely due to the financial challenges presented by COVID-19. When the Baker University Fraternity and...

The Word with Max Dutton – Apr. 22, 2021

April 22, 2021

In this week’s episode of The Word, we cover Gessner’s WiFi problems, have an interview with Baker’s all-time leading rushing yards leader JD Woods, cover Wildcat sports from the past week with the...

Harlaxton College study abroad programs will return beginning summer 2021. This will be the first time students have lived in the manor since an abrupt departure in spring of 2020.

Harlaxton travel to resume starting summer 2021

Story by Maria Gutierrez, Staff Writer April 22, 2021

Harlaxton College will once again open its doors to Baker University students. Starting in the summer of 2021, students and faculty will be accepted into the program in a slow return to study abroad opportunities. Baker...

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