The Baker Orange

Weather, competition combine for poor finish for track teams

Story by Kris McDonald

May 4, 2006


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This weekend, the Baker University men's and women's track and field teams competed in the Heart of America Athletic Conference outdoor championships in Liberty, Mo., and came home with less than desirable finishes. Horrendous weather conditions and possible late season fatigue affected the Wildca...

Signs added to campus for easy navigation

Signs added to campus for easy navigation

Story by Trenton Keim

May 4, 2006


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Baker University will soon be more visible and organized with signs being placed on campus and around Baldwin City. The signs being placed on and around campus will be used to direct students around campus, identify the buildings and direct visitors to the Baker campus and parking lots.?All the signs ...

P.E. classes teach basic sports skills

P.E. classes teach basic sports skills

May 4, 2006


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Along with many other required general education courses, students must take two hours of fitness and well being courses. Students can choose between various classes including tennis, weight lifting, racquetball and badminton or can take a less-active class, such as lifetime fitness. Rick Weaver, assist...

Honors recital slide show

May 4, 2006


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Duke rape case overcovered

Duke rape case overcovered

May 4, 2006


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The crime of rape is hideous, sick, sinful and just plain wrong. I don't care how you look at it - rape is by far one of the worst crimes a man, or woman, can commit. The victim usually feels extreme emotional and physical anguish for a very long time afterward. To say rape is bad would be an understatement....

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May 4, 2006


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Court date set for student

May 4, 2006


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A court date has been scheduled for Baker University junior Jon Roper, Riley County District Attorney Barry Wilkerson said. Roper will have a preliminary hearing on June 6, Wilkerson said, with a potential trial date to be set later. Roper will face charges on two Level 3 felonies, conspiracy to sell or di...

Lambert to meet with BOT

May 4, 2006


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Today's Baker University Board of Trustees meeting will be University President Dan Lambert's last, as he is scheduled to retire this month. "I'm going to do my report and do what's expected of me in my current job," Lambert said. "In my 19 years, I've done 60-some of these, and I will miss them a lot....

Senate endorses midterm plan

Senate endorses midterm plan

May 4, 2006


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One hour was definitely not put to waste at the last faculty senate meeting of the year, which was on Tuesday morning. Several issues were voted on, including changes to course and major degree requirements, approval of next year's travel interterm courses and an agreement on the May graduates. Hot to...

Black fraternity considered

May 4, 2006


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An informational meeting about starting a chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi, a historically black fraternity, at Baker University was scheduled for Thursday, Residence Life Coordinator Henderson Hill said. Hill, an active member of the fraternity, said when he started work at Baker, he made it a point to not...

Scheffler’s BU top five

Scheffler’s BU top five

Story by Kathy Scheffler

May 4, 2006


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Editor's note: This is the last in a two-part column series about lessons Scheffler has learned in college. 5. Procrastination is not a bad habit, it's a necessity. I have spent four years with a constant feeling of guilt for not starting papers weeks in advance or not doing my reading until those s...

A special kind of superhero

A special kind of superhero

May 4, 2006


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Look, up in the sky. It's a bird. It's a plane. It's... OK, no. He looks nothing like a bird or a plane. And, with an orange polo and khaki shorts instead of a cape, he probably can't fly. But Baldwin City resident Ande Parks is very familiar with those who can. In fact, Parks has spent the last 20-p...