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Protests arose in the state of Texas after The Heartbeat Act was set in place on Sept. 1.

Texas’ Heartbeat Act: What Next?

Story by Maria Gutierrez, Arts and Entertainment Editor September 17, 2021

On Wednesday, September 1, the Texas Heartbeat Act went into effect. The law prohibits abortion after six weeks of pregnancy, when the first fetal heartbeat can be detected. This legislation sparked discussion...

Protesters outside the Phi Kappa Psi house at the University of Kansas on Sept. 14 call for University action against the fraternity after an alleged sexual assault occurred over the weekend.

Baker’s preparedness for training and response amidst nationwide sexual assault allegations

Story by Gabriel Lopez, Staff Writer September 15, 2021

Trigger warning: Sexual Assault, Rape. Protests have erupted on college campuses across the nation calling for the closing of fraternity houses facing sexual assault allegations. The Phi Gamma Delta...

Former Baker student Caleb Addington 21, died on Aug. 12. He is remembered for his eagerness to help others and his dedication to his friends and family.

Remembering Caleb Addington

Story by Maya Hodison, News Editor September 13, 2021

Former Baker University student Caleb Addington, 21, died on Aug. 12, leaving a void in the lives of everyone who cherished his bright spirit. Family, friends, the Baker community and all those who loved...

The Give Something Back Program provides financial aid to students who have faced various obstacles in their pursuit of higher education.

Give Back Program impacts Baker students

Story by Grace Duddy, Photographer and Staff Writer September 12, 2021

After partnering with Give Back in 2017, Baker University was given $1 million to change students’ lives. The grant was intended to alleviate the financial burden of college for 50 future Baker students,...

Senior Asiel Flores, and Sophomore Christain Nishi-Rivera take the time to read stories from the backpack campaign. Each backpack signifies a college or highschool aged student who lost their life to suicide.

SAC hosts Suicide Awareness Week

Story by Josephine Moore, Photographer September 12, 2021

Sept. 11, 2021 marks the 20th anniversary of the attack on the World Trade Center.

Remembering 9/11: twenty years later

Story by Colbie Fairley, Staff Writer and Photographer September 11, 2021

Looking Back On Sept. 11, 2001, the United States stood still. As citizens went about their normal schedules of dropping their children off at school, driving to work and enjoying their days, little...

Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences Darcy Russell admires Shabana Kausers work titled Identity. Kausers art exhibition Dupatta: Journeys of Life and Cultural Identity was featured on Bakers campus beginning in early September.

Holt-Russell Gallery hosts “Dupatta” exhibition

Story by Maggie Young, Photographer and Staff Writer September 10, 2021

“Dupatta: Journeys of Life and Cultural Identity” is a new art exhibition located inside the Holt-Russell Gallery on Baker University’s campus. It features original art pieces by artist Shabana...

Irwin Hall residents were evacuated late Monday night as the Baldwin City volunteer Fire Department responded to the call. A seizure was reported around the time and location of the evacuation. It is unknown whether or not the two incidents are related.

Series of fire alarms lead to several evacuations

Story by Emma Howard, Social Media Editor September 8, 2021

Over the course of the long weekend, Baker University residence halls faced a series of unrelated fire alarm evacuations. On Saturday, Sunday, Monday and Tuesday, students were evacuated for various amounts...

Baker implements new academic advising process

Baker implements new academic advising process

Story by Gabriel Lopez, Staff Writer September 8, 2021

The Fall 2021 semester marks the implementation of a new academic advising process at Baker University. Interested faculty members can be trained to serve as academic advisors for students. Most freshmen...

The common spaces and suites of Irwin Hall were renovated over the summer, receiving new carpet, paint, and furniture.

Irwin Hall undergoes summer renovations

Story by Hunter Finerty and Kinsley Alley September 7, 2021

  This summer, while many students and faculty enjoyed their summers away from campus, a major renovation project was underway at Irwin Hall. Completed in just three weeks, the renovation included...

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