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On Feb. 24, Russia began to invade the Ukraine. Areas in and around the capital of Kyiv were hit with missiles. In reaction to the invasion, people and countries around the world have spoken out against Russias decision to invade.

What to know about the Russia and Ukraine conflict

Story by Kolbie Christensen, Staff Writer March 1, 2022

On Thursday, Feb. 24 at 5:07 a.m. Ukraine time, Russian military forces launched the first missile attack at locations near the country’s capital, Kyiv. Within hours, more Ukrainian cities were struck...

Applied Heath Sciences partners with the nonprofit organization Be The Match to host a donation drive in honor of a local child who is in need of bone marrow. Baker is the first college in Kan. to participate, and a drive will be held on Feb. 15 in the Harter Union from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m for anyone interested in registering.

Finding the match: Student organizations and athletics partner with Be The Match

Story by Grace Duddy, Staff Writer and Photographer February 14, 2022

During the month of February, the Exercise Science Student Alliance and Public Health Student Association typically team up to sponsor a heart health campaign to help educate the Baker students. However,...

The Word With Max Dutton – Feb. 11, 2022

February 11, 2022

In this week’s episode, we take a look at some of the interterm trips that happened in January, update viewers on The Baker Orange News Rundown and get a behind-the-scenes look at how some Baker football...

The Word With Max Dutton – Dec. 10, 2021

December 11, 2021

On this week’s episode, we check out how Baldwin City celebrates Christmas, get a behind-the-scenes look at the baker wrestling team and interview students about how they spend their winter break.

Baker Alumni Greg Goff 71 (left) Helen Elliott (right) cut the ceremonial ribbon that officially declares the Mansfield-Elliott Locker Room complete and ready for use. Elliott is the wife of J. Nelson Elliott, one of the alums to which the locker room is dedicated.

Baker University unveils the Mansfield-Elliott locker room

Story by Maggie Young, Photographer and Staff Writer December 9, 2021

On Dec. 4, Baker University officially unveiled the Mansfield-Elliott Men’s Basketball Locker Room to alumni and donors. The ceremony took place during halftime of the women’s basketball game in...

Following the parade, the event featured a tree lighting ceremony for the Mayors Christmas tree.

Hometown Christmas kicks off Baldwin City’s holiday season

Story by Grace Duddy, Photographer and Staff Writer December 6, 2021

Riviera Maya Mexican Cafe, an authentic Mexican restaurant, has just opened in Baldwin City Kan. located at 912 Ames St.

New restaurant in town: Riviera Maya Mexican Cafe

Story by Maya Hodison, News Editor December 1, 2021

Riviera Maya Mexican Cafe has recently opened in Baldwin City, Kan. Located at 912 Ames St., Riviera Maya offers authentic Mexican food, drinks and an atmosphere of rich culture and community. Owner...

Baldwin City is opening a new bar and barbecue restaurant, Baldwin City Beer Company on the corner of 6th and High St. There is a temporary tent to serve customers until the opening of the store in the spring of 2022, replacing Antiques on the Prairie.

Baldwin City Beer Company: Baldwin’s newest hotspot 

Story by Gabriel Lopez, Staff Writer November 23, 2021

Husband and wife Cory and Jenni Venable are owners of Baldwin City Beer Company, a new microbrewery and restaurant that is coming soon to Baldwin City. The Venables are currently in the process of renovating...

Head Volleyball Coach placed on administrative leave

Head Volleyball Coach placed on administrative leave

Story by Maya Hodison, News Editor November 19, 2021

Baker University Head Volleyball Coach Matt Windle has been placed on administrative leave as of Nov. 1, according to Athletic Director and Senior Advisor to the President Nate Houser. Houser declined...

Jolliffe Hall located next the NLC and across the street from Gessner used to be used for housing and soon will be remodeled for the Department of Applied Health Sciences.

Jolliffe’s renovation: Applied Health Sciences to get its own building

Story by Grace Duddy, Staff Writer and Photographer November 15, 2021

Jolliffe Hall has been sitting vacant for 13 years but will soon be given a new purpose. The building that once served as a residence hall will undergo renovations to be a designated space for the Department...

President Dr. Lynne Murray introduces Ramie Nation, the University Registrar, during the presentation in preparation for the HLC Accreditation Reaffirmation process.

Baker University undergoes accreditation verification during upcoming HLC visit

Story by Maya Hodison, News Editor November 13, 2021

Every 10 years, colleges and universities that wish to be accredited must go through a rigorous review process that assesses the quality of the institution. As part of the Standard Pathway for accreditation,...

Senior Jaila Randle shows off her First Gen pin.

Mungano hosts National First-Generation Student day

Story by Grace Duddy, Staff Writer and Photographer November 8, 2021

In honor of National First-Generation Student Day, Mungano hosted tabling in the Long Student Center to pass out treats and festive pins. Since 2017, Nov. 8 marks the day to recognize and celebrate...

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