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Mungano hosts bash to boost involvement

Mungano hosts bash to boost involvement

September 14, 2006


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Mungano members kicked off their events this year with food, fun and Frisbee at the Welcome Back Bash held Friday. Mungano President Kelly Vaughan said she was pleased with the turnout. "It was one of the best turnouts I've seen in a long time," she said. "A lot of people came out that I ne...

Students need to visit home

Story by LaTasha Roberts

September 14, 2006


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$1,800 for classes, $1,762 for rent, $700 for food, $827.32 for entertainment, and an income of $5.15 an hour with a maximum work load of 20 hours per week. This is the rough sum of my three summers living in Baldwin City. I am a senior who has never left. If I still make this statement three years ...

Holy sheets

September 7, 2006


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tudents can step back in time Sunday as the 2006-2007 Quayle Bible Collection is officially opened. This year, an open house will be held from 2:30-4:30 p.m. that will include demonstrations of painting and manuscript writing from long ago. The demonstrations will be held at 3:30 p.m. According to John Forbe...

Added pavement projected to aid parking problems

Story by Sam Dester

September 7, 2006


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Students at Baker University will soon have an improved parking situation. Work to expand the amount of parking on campus could begin as early as next week, Director of Physical Plant Gary Walbridge said. The area behind Denious and Pulliam halls will be graded and paved and the drainage improved, he ...

Student senate encourages involvement

Student senate encourages involvement

Story by Sharon Stauffer

September 7, 2006


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Baker University Student Senate plans on working to unify the Baker and Baldwin City communities this year, Treasurer Michelle Burton said. "This year we really want to kind of step it up, and we really want to get (University President) Pat Long involved in a lot of stuff because we basically want s...

Library gains new staff

Library gains new staff

Story by Kirbee Yost

September 7, 2006


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Nate Poell and Ardie Grimes are two new faces bringing their knowledge and expertise to Baker University's Collins Library this academic year. Director of Library Services Kay Bradt is happy with the new staff members. "Several of the applicants we had were top notch," said Bradt. "We were really p...

Weight room equipment to get moved

Story by Kristin Babcock

September 7, 2006


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The weight-training room located in Mabee Hall has been closed for an indefinite amount of time due to repairs being made to fix a mold problem. Instructor of Physical Education Regan Dodd said the weight room has been looked at by professionals and estimates that it may be closed for about 30 days. ...

SAC to prepare for year’s events

Story by Sharon Stauffer

September 7, 2006


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Student Activities Council is looking forward to a new year full of various activities and new equipment. "This year's actually going to be a lot different than past years," President of SAC Jonathan Affalter said. Affalter said SAC planned many of its activities in advance so students would be more...

Ultimate frisbee provides leisurely competition

Story by Mark Chubb

August 25, 2006


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Oh, how I love the start of the semester. There are all kinds of new clubs to join, pressure to participate in the greek system and opportunities to make new friends by partaking in some SAC activities. Then comes my favorite part of the semester-intramural sports. In the fall semester we are afforded...

Heat hinders practice

Story by Kristopher McDonald

August 25, 2006


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In early August three Baker University men's soccer players were sent to the hospital after succumbing to the heat during pre-season training workouts. Head coach Alan Koch said freshman David Cooper, sophomore Matt Hodges and junior Josh McDaniel all made trips to the hospital to be treated for dehydration...

Dodd says her fifth season could be ‘the year to remember’

August 25, 2006


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Entering her fifth year as the men's and women's tennis coach, Regan Dodd will watch her first self-recruited and coached teams compete as the short fall tennis season begins Sept. 6 . "I feel fortunate that my first recruiting class is such a great group of kids," she said. "I don't want to put pr...

Golfers start season early

August 25, 2006


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With almost all the men and women returning to the Baker University golf teams this fall, head coach Karen Exon said she feels confident in both teams. Along with three returning seniors, Exon said all her women are ready to step up again this season. "The three seniors are excellent leaders in th...