The Baker Orange

History faculty to start search

Story by Sam Dester

September 21, 2006

Students interested in studying history at Baker University may soon benefit from a new professor and the increase in history courses the position will bring. The department of history, political science and sociology is in the process of looking for a new full-time professor of history, department chair ...

Fortune cookie provides wisdom

Story by Courtney McClain

September 21, 2006

I wish people weren't so quick to dismiss fortune cookies as being valuable sources of information. Sometimes a patron of Joy Garden is lucky enough to receive a real gem like "You look pretty." I got that one about three years ago, and it actually prompted me to go find a mirror to see if those little...

Columnist suggests easy victory strategy for GOP

Story by Nate Michel

September 21, 2006

A lot of Americans are unhappy with the current state of the country. President George W. Bush is not the most popular guy around right now, considering that the war in Iraq looks like a western movie and the War on Terror hasn't really made anybody at home feel safer. Be that as it may, some people...

Students take ‘ultimate’ to a new level

Students take ‘ultimate’ to a new level

September 21, 2006

The game of ultimate Frisbee has become an everyday activity for a few Baker University students who are hoping to boost the competition to the next level. Senior Mark Chubb said some students at Baker want to get ultimate Frisbee as an official club so the university would support it. Chubb explai...

Bowers sets goals for center

Story by Chad O'Bryhim

September 21, 2006

As Baker University's new counseling center director, Kelly Bowers hopes to bring youth and organization to community outreach planning and the Women's Programs and Initiatives grant. Bowers said her outreach plans primarily focus on freshmen. "Counseling is probably the last thing on their mind," ...

Teams blow through windy weekend

Teams blow through windy weekend

September 21, 2006

After a long and windy weekend, the Baker University men's and women's tennis teams are optimistic as the fall season draws to a close, coach Regan Dodd said. "It was a great weekend. We had semifinalists and finalists in all brackets. The conditions were really tough. It was really windy, and they w...

Team’s games cut after injuries

September 21, 2006

Injuries to players on the Baker University softball team during its games Saturday lowered the 'Cats numbers, leaving the team unable to participate in tournaments this weekend. During a tournament hosted by Emporia State University, junior Sarah Wright was hit in the back of the neck by a softball, knocki...

Defense carries ‘Cats to OT win

Defense carries ‘Cats to OT win

September 21, 2006

As the saying goes, "Defense wins games." That was the case for the Baker University football team as it squeaked out an overtime victory of 27-24 over conference rival William Jewell College Saturday. With the offense only having 190 yards for the entire game, Baker's defense stepped up and caused...

Alumna reading

Alumna reading

September 21, 2006

Fatigue a factor in runners’ rough outing in Nebraska

September 21, 2006

Cross country runners were met with a hilly course and finished with overall disappointment after their meet last weekend. The team hit the road Friday to Lincoln, Neb., to compete in the Woody Greeno Invitational hosted by Nebraska Wesleyan University and the University of Nebraska. The men compet...

Garbo opens A & L Seires

September 21, 2006

Tuesday night, the Fred Garbo Inflatable Theatre Co. graced Rice Auditorium and its audience with a world of color, movement, music and inflatable objects as a part of Baker University's Artist & Lecture Series. Performer Fred Garbo said 18 years ago, he took a break from show business and went s...

New sorority admirable

September 21, 2006

Many of Baker University's female students choose to make the commitment of joining a sorority. Soon, these women will have another option when making that decision. The addition of Zeta Phi Beta is more than just another choice for Baker's women. It is the first installment of a historically black ...