The Baker Orange

Wildcats finish 6-0 in?HAAC

June 22, 2006


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The Baker University women's tennis team ended conference play with the ideal outcome Tuesday.??The women became the Heart of America Athletic Conference champions after a 7-2 victory over Benedictine College. The Cats' ended their regular season play with a record of 13-1 and went undefeated in con...

’06 applications, admissions grow for fall semester

June 22, 2006


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The Department of Admission has been seeing some fruits of its labor recently. Vice President of Enrollment Management Louise Cummings-Simmons said the department has seen an increase in several things. "We're running ahead in (applications), we're running ahead in admits, we're running ahead in conf...

‘Cats drop five in HAAC play

June 22, 2006


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The Baker University softball team dropped five of its last six games, which now puts the team at 23-18 overall and 10-7 in conference play. The Wildcats participated in the William Jewell Invitational April 14-15, with their only win coming against Graceland University. They fell to William Woods ...

Hastings to leave BU

June 22, 2006


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Director of the Counseling Center Sarah Hastings will be leaving Baker University at the end of the academic year to take a position at Radford University in Radford, Va. "When I saw the posting, I wasn't planning to leave. I had no intentions of moving on for at least a couple of years," she said. ...

Album receives positive review

June 22, 2006


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Spontaneity and a sense of abstract tension build-up and release are just two of the standout characteristics in the latest album from Animal Collective, "Feels." The band's indie-rock roots shine throughout the album, which leads off with several feverish, electrically-charged tracks and then smooth...

Students debate newspaper theft

June 22, 2006


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Approximately 1,000 copies of the April 7 Baker Orange disappeared from every distribution site on campus except the Collins Center and the Heath and Counseling Center, Orange editor Jen Thierer said. With no evidence of what happened, all that is left is speculation, investigation and discussion of stu...

Religion endorsement a joke

Story by Keim, Trenton

June 22, 2006


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When did it become acceptable to make religion trendy? ?Hollywood and consumer culture appear to have made it cool to be religious or to follow the newest religious trend. ?From Scientology to the Kabbalah to Christianity, our market-driven nation seems to have made religion its next cash-crop for those...

Morgan memorialized

June 22, 2006


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Many people knew Jeff Morgan as J MO, and remember his love for singing. Others recall how he survived Hodgkin's disease and later in life helped children with their own battle of cancer. However he was known, he will always be remembered for his love of God and his friends. Morgan, who was a fifth-y...

Theater production features 2 actors

June 22, 2006


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Baker University's play production, "A Walk in the Woods," takes a leap from the 'norm,' as it only has two characters. As it was the director's choice, Director Bruce Woodruff said the play is both challenging and enjoyable. "(Directors) have a luxury here at Baker," Woodruff said. "We can choos...

Espress Yourself celebrates grand reopening

Story by Nickel, Emily

June 22, 2006


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Espress Yourself coffee shop will be having its grand reopening from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Crystal and Jason Camis have been the new owners of the coffee shop since Feb. 1. Crystal Camis said the grand reopening will be a day filled with prizes and samples of food. "We are going to have sample...

Two finalists bring experience

June 22, 2006


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Baker University's greek community will gain more attention and guidance beginning next year as the university completes a search to fill the new position of director of greek affairs this month. The individual selected to fill the new position will be responsible for overseeing greek activities, advisi...

Tourney to be held to raise funds

June 22, 2006


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Spiking Out Domestic Violence has returned again this year in hopes of uniting the campus while promoting awareness, Amanda Haas, vice president of fraternity relations at Alpha Chi Omega, said. Spiking Out Domestic Violence is an annual volleyball tournament hosted by Alpha Chi Omega as part of the...