The Baker Orange

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...

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...

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...

Infomercials entertaining

Story by Trenton Keim

May 4, 2006


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I love infomercials. I say this with pride, as not only do they aid with my insomnia, but they also are masters in marketing. They allow an individual a chance to see new and questionable products available for purchase, enabling the economy and nation we live in to keep truckin'. The great thing a...

Roman celebration planned by BVLLA

May 4, 2006


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The Baker University Lifeless Language Association will be hosting a Circus Maximus event Saturday in the Collins Center parking lot. The events will begin with a chariot race using Radio Flyer wagons at 1 p.m. Other events include a foot race at 2 p.m. and a gladitorial fight at 3 p.m. Teams of fou...