The Baker Orange

Tailgate time

Tailgate time

September 14, 2006


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Student concern must be voiced

September 14, 2006


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The Baker Orange cares about the profession of journalism. We, as editors, staff members and photographers, believe in the purpose of journalism. Journalism is not a process of simply reporting the news but one of seeing the news, investigating it, reporting it and responding to community need and in...

Significance of terrorist attacks failing to register with nation

Story by Wes Mikel

September 14, 2006


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I would like to begin by saying the above cartoon does not necessarily depict the opinion of the Baker Orange editorial board or the Orange staff. I was asked to write a column this week. Instead, I created this cartoon. Monday, on the five-year anniversary of the World Trade Center attacks, United...

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 ...

Ceiling bandit burgles Student Life

September 14, 2006


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Despite the numerous entrances to Harter Union, one evening visitor decided the roof was a better option Wednesday en route to a path of destruction throughout the third floor and theft of several items. Associate Dean of Students Mark Zeno said he notified the Baldwin City Police Department Wednes...

Tennis teams grow through play with NCAA competition

September 14, 2006


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Injuries and tough competition have led the Baker University men's and women's tennis teams to mixed results in the last week, but the teams are optimistic about the final tournaments of the fall season, coach Regan Dodd said. The team competed in the Wichita Intercollegiate Tennis Tournament Saturd...

Shakespearean ‘Comedy’ cast

Shakespearean ‘Comedy’ cast

September 14, 2006


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Audiences looking for a mixture of William Shakespeare and the Wild West will soon have a medium as the Baker University theater department has announced the cast list for "A Comedy of Errors." Guest director Beate Pettigrew, who teaches theater at Johnson County Community College, said she chose to cha...

United States should keep a watchful eye on African nation

September 14, 2006


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Some people might argue blue is the new black. Others might argue black, blue, beaten and bruised, the nation of Somalia is quickly becoming the new Afghanistan. Sunday, a group of Islamic militants under the Supreme Islamic Council of Somalia shut down a radio station in Jowhar. The militants, who op...

Espress Yourself gears up for free music series

Story by Sharon Stauffer

September 14, 2006


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The free Friday Night Music series kicks off at 7 p.m. tonight at Espress Yourself Coffee House and Café with singer-songwriter Noah Earle. "We feature a whole slew of different bands - everything from international music to bluegrass to rock and roll and acoustic guitar," said J...

Campus set to celebrate presidential inauguration

Story by Kristin Babcock

September 14, 2006


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It's been 19 years since Baker University has inaugurated a new president, and a whole week of events will commemorate the occasion. Beginning Oct. 16 with a reception, the inauguration activities will include celebrations with each campus. The week will also include the tenth anniversary celebration of Cla...

Four freshmen choose to bail before break

Story by Kirbee Yost

September 14, 2006


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Upon arriving at Baker University, not all new students choose to stay. Such is the case with four freshmen students this year. Vice President for Enrollment Management Louise Cummings-Simmons said four new students dropping Baker is standard. "The reason two students left is related to family iss...