The Baker Orange

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...

Annual egg hunt held

June 22, 2006


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More than 12,000 candy-filled eggs and thousands of scavenging children were enough to keep some members of the Delta Delta Delta sorority busy at Gov. Kathleen Sebelius' Cedar Crest home front April 12. Sophomore Ashley Locklin, Delta Delta Delta philanthropy chair, organized the members'' partic...

Making the movie buff

June 22, 2006


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Baker University students interested in film studies will be able to take advantage of a new minor next fall. Cinema Studies will require 15 semester hours including four core classes and at least one production course. Director of Cinema Studies Mark Kirk said the minor would expand on existing a...

’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...

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...

‘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 ...

Athlete of the year: Ashley Ohlman

May 17, 2006


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Amid a team that did not reach its expectations, one player from the women's basketball team shined brightly, earning this year's Baker Orange player of the year for the 2005 - 2006 season. This season, senior Ashley Ohlman, a 5-9 forward from Emporia, led the Wildcats in points (15.2), assists (3.38)...

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...