The Baker Orange

Facebook frenzy makes national news

September 14, 2006


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The word "stalking" may come to mind when the Web site Facebook.com is visited since the new features labeled news feed and mini-feed were added. As many may know, Facebook.com is a social service that allows people to produce a profile about themselves and then generate a list of friends so they c...

Fortune brings history buff journey to Far East

Fortune brings history buff journey to Far East

September 14, 2006


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Out of the blue last Thanksgiving, Baker University junior Kim Kilmartin received a letter that would change her life forever. Upon opening the letter, Kilmartin, who is a history major, discovered she had been anonymously nominated for an once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to travel to China and partic...

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...

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. ...

Smith earns All-America status

Smith earns All-America status

August 25, 2006


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Junior Ryan Smith didn't earn his nickname "Kicker" for nothing. This fall, Smith, place kicker and punter for the Baker University football team, was named as a 2006 National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics first-team pre-season All-American. Smith transferred to Baker University last year t...

‘Cats turn to leaders

August 25, 2006


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With 41 new bodies on the Baker University football team, head coach Mike Grossner said this year could be the year for the Wildcats. With a new turf football field and many young players returning, Grossner is setting the goals high for his team and wants them to set their sights on the ultimate goal:...

Liston Stadium receives face lift with new turf field, track

Liston Stadium receives face lift with new turf field, track

Story by Kyle Lauridsen

August 25, 2006


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After a long summer of work and many delays, the renovations to Liston Stadium still are not completed. The paving of the north parking lot and the resurfacing of the track still are awaiting completion. Athletic Director Dan Harris attributes many of the delays to the weather. "When one portion o...

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...