The Baker Orange

Scheffler discusses top 10

Scheffler discusses top 10

Story by Kathy Scheffler

April 28, 2006

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

­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

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...

Darfur crisis needs focus

Darfur crisis needs focus

Story by Michael Green

April 28, 2006

The world has "no higher priority, no greater imperative" than to end the genocide in Darfur, Sudan. Not since the Rwandan genocide of 1994 has the world seen such a calculated campaign of slaughter, rape, starvation and displacement. Government supported troops in the Sudan have displaced over 2.5 mi...

Smrha moves to new post

April 28, 2006

Baker University's Judy Smrha, associate professor of business and economics, will use her business skills in a new way next year as she switches from teaching to administration work. Her main task will be increasing integration of the institution research and assessment. "For me, it's an opportunit...

Activism encouraged at BU

Story by The Baker Orange Staff

March 4, 2006

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...