The Baker Orange

CDC receives mixed reviews

CDC receives mixed reviews

Story by Adam Schoof

May 17, 2006


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To Baker University, the CDC is not the agency intent on exterminating the avian flu, it is the Career Development Center. "Our goal is to educate students regarding careers, internships and job opportunities," Susan Wade, director of the CDC, said.? "We tend to act as a broker between employers and st...

Squads placed on year-long probation

May 17, 2006


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The Baker University Cheer and Dance squads were placed on a year of probation after several members of the cheer squad were discovered to have taken part in illegal activities while at national competition in Daytona Beach, Fla. "We got put on probation because some of the girls didn't represent Baker ...

Coach of the year: Regan Dodd

May 17, 2006


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Head tennis coach Regan Dodd can add one more achievement to her tennis career. The Baker Orange has named her coach of the year for the 2005-2006 school year. Dodd was a very successful tennis player throughout her high school and college career.?She played No. 1 doubles and singles at Johnson County...

BU tires, cars damaged by vandals

May 17, 2006


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The temperature is starting to get hotter and students everywhere are getting restless, which could be the cause of the recent instances of vandalism around campus and Baldwin City. Baldwin City Chief of Police Michael McKenna said last week, the police department received several calls from member...

Breeden misses freedom of boring summers

Story by Cara Breeden

May 17, 2006


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The 2005-2006 academic school year is finally coming to an end. May 18 - a date which once seemed like a mere mark on the calendar, too far away even to fathom its meaning - is now conceivably close. Summer plans are being finalized, or at least need to be finalized.? Some will take tropical vacati...

Waters recounts greatest athletic moments in ’05-’06

May 17, 2006


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Another year of sports has come and gone at Baker University with the usual highs and lows. For me, I'm glad to see the season's finish and look forward to the promise of fresh starts and long summers to contemplate next season's possibilities. But like all things in sports, there has to be a countdown. We...

Carbon preparing return to France

Story by Antony Carbon

May 17, 2006


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This is it. My immersion in the United States as an Amity Scholar at Baker comes to an end. I can now draw some conclusions about my experience this year. When I got in the United States in August, the first reactions I had were how humid it was and that there were "food exit" signs on the highways. I aske...

Numbers for BU IDs to change by June 5

May 17, 2006


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In accordance with efforts from the United States Social Security Administration to help prevent identity theft, Baker University will be changing its identification system on Campus Connect. Starting at noon June 5, students will no longer use their social security number to access the online Campus...

Boyd retires from Baker

Boyd retires from Baker

May 17, 2006


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Baker University Collins Library will be without one of it's familiar faces when the fall term begins as Jan Boyd, the technical services librarian, plans to retire after 30 years of service to the community. Boyd, who is married to professor of biology Roger Boyd, said she has worked for Baker since ...

Newcomer athlete of the year: Nate Pedrow

Story by Kris McDonald

May 11, 2006


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The 2005 - 2006 Baker Orange newcomer of the year is junior basketball player Nate Pedrow. The 6'7," 210 lb. native of Lone Jack, Mo., Pedrow was able to step in and become a major contributor for this year's men's basketball team. Head coach Rick Weaver said he was pleased with the contributions...

Drama queens (and kings)

Drama queens (and kings)

May 4, 2006


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Five students were scheduled to join Alpha Psi Omega, Baker University's honorary theater society, Thursday to complete the society's initiation week. Sophomore Ashley Pike said she was extremely honored to receive a bid for initiation. "I'm excited to be involved," Pike said. "It's great to be i...

Students to enroll in BU summer school

Story by Kyle Ferrell

May 4, 2006


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While some Baker University students kick up their feet and relax this summer, many will be continuing their education for a couple of months as they enroll in a number of summer school courses. Director of Records Ruth Miller said she still expects many more students to enroll. "There are currently...