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SAC closed down the cafeteria for their Halloween Carnival, providing free food and drinks.

SAC Halloween Carnival held in Hartley Plaza

Story by Brett Gamber, Staff Writer November 1, 2023

Oct. 30, Baker’s Student Activities Council held their annual Halloween Carnival giving a free meal to all students and having an obstacle course out in Hartley Plaza. VP of Marketing, Jonathan Ruiz...

Baker University opens Howard Hall

Baker University opens Howard Hall

Story by Emma Berkley, Staff Writer October 27, 2023

Jolliffe Hall, built in 1940 as a dorm, is now known as Howard Hall and houses the Public Health and Exercise Science majors. On October 20, 2023, The official grand opening and ribbon cutting was held...

Gavin Dines named Heart of America mens golfer of the week

Gavin Dines named Heart of America men’s golfer of the week

Story by Brett Gamber, Staff Writer October 25, 2023

Freshman Gavin Dines was named Heart of America Men’s Golfer of the Week for his outstanding performance in his first collegiate golf tournament at the Virginia McCoy Invite on Oct. 16, 2023. Dines...

Enrollment: what you need to know

Enrollment: what you need to know

Story by Alyssa Lamb, Staff Writer October 24, 2023

The spring and Winterterm enrollment process began mid-October with advising meetings. Many academic advisors sent out information to their advisees leading up to the advising period, which is Monday,...

Oct. 4, 2023, marks a sad day for the Baldwin City community as The Nook is shutting down due to the increase in inflation and lack of revenue being received.

The tragic closing of The Nook Bookstore

Story by Brett Gamber, Staff Writer October 20, 2023

Oct. 4, 2023, marks a sad day for the Baldwin City community as The Nook is shutting down due to the increase in inflation and lack of revenue being received. The Nook did its grand opening in Oct....

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High expectations surround Men’s Golf coming into this season

Story by Landon Cory, Staff Photographer October 5, 2023

Golf season is officially underway at Baker as the men's team has already competed in the Crestview Fall Invite in Wichita, Kan. They finished in ninth out of the 11 teams that attended the Invite. Senior...

How to avoid paying extreme gas prices in college

How to avoid paying extreme gas prices in college

Story by Brett Gamber, Staff Writer September 25, 2023

Gas prices have been on the rise for as long as anyone can remember, fluctuating between a 7-10% difference in prices in the past week from all four corners of Kansas. As college students, sometimes it...

The Baker University speech center is located in Room 13 on the bottom floor of Parmenter Hall.

Campus Resources Rundown

Story by Annabelle Davis, Staff Writer September 18, 2023

As undergrad students, we oftentimes face struggles whether it is mental, physical, or academic. Luckily, here at Baker, there are several different resources provided as a guide to students or a little...

Collins Library Offers New Technology and Bibliotherapy to Baker University Students

Story by Alyssa Lamb, Staff Writer September 15, 2023

Baker University's Collins Library has new technology, job openings, "bibliotherapy," and more for students this fall. With the Director of Library Services, Melanie Massey, leading the innovative changes,...

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Jolliffe Hall: History of the 82-year-old campus building

Story by Kyle Newman, Video Producer May 17, 2023

Jolliffe Hall has been a staple of Baker University for many years, known as "that cool looking building next to the NLC." But no one really seems to know what it was used for, or only know bits and pieces....

The front entrance of Black Jack Battlefield. The battlefield is open from dawn until dusk every day of the year.

Black Jack Battlefield starts fundraiser for education center

Story by Caitlin Mooney, Staff Photographer March 8, 2023

Black Jack Battlefield, sitting just outside of Baldwin City in neighboring Wellsville, Kan. has reopened for the spring. The battlefield was home to one of the first battles between Kansans and pro-slavery...

The Visitor Center, located in Denious Hall, has recently been updated to be more welcoming to visiting students.

Baker’s Visitor Center gets a new update

Story by Emma Berkley, Staff Writer February 16, 2023

The Baker University Office of Admissions officially announced its updated Visitor Center on Jan. 31. The Visitor Center, located in Denious Hall, can now have up to 20 visitors a day compared to last...

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