The Baker Orange

Weddings relocated

April 28, 2006


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A tornado tore through Lawrence March 12, ruining numerous buildings. 60 percent of the University of Kansas' buildings were damaged, which devastated many wedding couples plans of marriage on KU's campus. Baldwin City High School Counselor Natalie Schmidt, fiancee of Jeff Konkel, was one of the wo...

Students named to Cardinal Key for community service

April 28, 2006


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Ten new members were inducted into Baker University's chapter of Cardinal Key National Honor Society April 20. Members were accepted based on grades and prior community service involvement. It's a honorable academic service organization," said senior Rachel Tindall, president of the organization. Secretary of the...

Greek Philosophy

Greek Philosophy

April 28, 2006


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As the sun set over Rice Auditorium Monday night, members of greek houses and independents alike went crazy over scantily clad candidates vying for the title of Mr. BU. Monday evening in Rice Auditorium. The moon, and perhaps the audience, grew hazy Wednesday as members of greek organizations gave t...

Pretty Girls cook up clever, catchy album

Pretty Girls cook up clever, catchy album

April 28, 2006


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Take one part fancy, one part fury, mix with frantic instrumentation and a voice which alone speaks volumes, and you'll have only a portion of the recipe used in Elan Vital, the latest from rockers Pretty Girls Make Graves. The indie group stirs things up a bit on its first album in three years, which ...

Scheffler discusses top 10

Scheffler discusses top 10

Story by Kathy Scheffler

April 28, 2006


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Editor's note: This is the first in a two-part column series about lessons Scheffler has learned in college. I had a hard time thinking about what I would write for my last column. This time of year, my head is constantly running through everything I have to finish before I leave for summer. Only t...

New fraternity needs support

Story by The Orange staff

April 28, 2006


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­Plain and simple, diversity is an integral aspect of progressivism and the need to grow and expand. Currently, Baker University is making great strides at further integrating this campus. For the past several years, historically black fraternities and sororities have been trying to cre...

Freedom of speech essential

Story by The Orange staff

April 28, 2006


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Once again, the editorial board of the Orange would like to address a matter concerning students' rights. At the April 18 meeting of the Baker University Student Senate, the Baker Orange Editor Jen Thierer made a proposal asking representatives of the student body to pass a resolution that would suppor...

Activism encouraged at BU

Story by The Baker Orange Staff

March 4, 2006


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On Monday, thousands of people joined in a mass protest against potential tightened immigration laws. The participants stayed home from school and work, and many took to the streets to make their opinion known. According to the New York Times, one Chicago high school had only 17 percent attendance. Th...