The Baker Orange

History faculty to start search

Story by Sam Dester

September 21, 2006


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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 ...