The Baker Orange

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 ...