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Students named to Cardinal Key for community service

April 28, 2006
Ten new members were inducted into Baker University's chapter of Cardinal Key National Honor Society April 20.
Greek Philosophy

Greek Philosophy

April 28, 2006
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 their best lip-synced impersonations of famous rockers and rollers.
Pretty Girls cook up clever, catchy album

Pretty Girls cook up clever, catchy album

April 28, 2006
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 features 12 tracks of pulse charging, electronically augmented tunes.
Scheffler discusses top 10

Scheffler discusses top 10

Story by Kathy Scheffler April 28, 2006
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.

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 create a niche in Baker's greek system.

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.
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.

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.

Students visit BU Saturday for tours

April 28, 2006
Forty-six prospective students visited the Baker University campus Saturday as part of a junior visit day put on by the admission department. The high school juniors, along with their parents, attended the day in hopes of experiencing Baker at an early stage of deciding on a college, said Louise Cummings-Simmons, vice president of admissions.

Murals explained by speaker

April 28, 2006
On Tuesday, students and faculty found solace from the cold rain at a presentation detailing Irish murals that took place at 11 a.m. on Tuesday in Mabee 100.? The presentation, titled "Widening the Frame: The Politics of Representing Northern Irish Murals," was delivered by Kathryn Conrad, an associate professor at the University of Kansas.
Summer housing hunt

Summer housing hunt

April 28, 2006
Baker University students staying in Baldwin City for the summer will need a place to live, and students are looking on campus and off. One option is to make arrangements to stay on campus. The number of students interested in living in the apartments for the summer has grown from 12 students last year to 30 students this year.
Academic honorees named

Academic honorees named

April 28, 2006
Baker University students were awarded honors Sunday at the Academic Honors Ceremony in Rice Auditorium.
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