The Baker Orange

The front entrance of Black Jack Battlefield. The battlefield is open from dawn until dusk every day of the year.

Black Jack Battlefield starts fundraiser for education center

Story by Caitlin Mooney, Staff Photographer March 8, 2023

Black Jack Battlefield, sitting just outside of Baldwin City in neighboring Wellsville, Kan. has reopened for the spring. The battlefield was home to one of the first battles between Kansans and pro-slavery...

The Visitor Center, located in Denious Hall, has recently been updated to be more welcoming to visiting students.

Baker’s Visitor Center gets a new update

Story by Emma Berkley, Staff Writer February 16, 2023

The Baker University Office of Admissions officially announced its updated Visitor Center on Jan. 31. The Visitor Center, located in Denious Hall, can now have up to 20 visitors a day compared to last...

Bakers Pre-Healthcare Club hosted a blood drive at Collins Gymnasium on Feb 2.

Pre-Healthcare Club hosts Blood Drive

Story by Annabelle Davis, Staff Writer February 4, 2023

On Feb. 2, the Pre-Healthcare Club hosted a blood drive in Collins Gym. The event was run and directed by the Pre-Healthcare Club president, senior Libby Pirie. The American Red Cross, who partnered...

The Snowglobe Express awaits passenger boarding at Midland farm.

Snowglobe Express Returns to Baldwin City

Story by Caitlin Mooney, Staff Photographer December 10, 2022

The Snowglobe Express, located at Midland Railway in Baldwin City, is a 12-mile Christmas train ride and experience for adults and children. Night ride tickets are $60 for adults and premium tickets...

The Kansas midterm elections were held on Nov. 6. In addition to electing public officials, there were also two amendments on the ballot.

Nov. 8 Kan. Midterm Result Summary

Story by Rebekah Nelson, Multimedia Editor November 16, 2022

On Tuesday, Nov. 8 the midterm election was held. Voters of all ages showed up to have their voice heard, whether in-person or through a mail-in ballot. The results for Kan. are as follows:  U.S. House...

Dean of Students Cassy Bailey participates in the pie event. Dean Bailey was one of many faculty members that joined.

“Pie A Professor” event held at Hartley Plaza

Story by Colbie Fairley, Staff Photographer October 24, 2022


Melanie Massey takes on the role of Director of Library Services. The first issue at hand; lack of operation hours.

Baker welcomes new Director of Library Services

Story by Kolbie Christensen, Social Media Manager October 13, 2022

During the fall semester, the Collins Library has undergone a few changes. Melaney Massey has been hired as the new Director of Library Services during a time where the library's hours of operation have...

Freshman Alexsandra Bonilla receives a red velvet cupcake from sophomore Nguyen Nicholson. Students were able to participate in the period party from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Period party tabling held to de-stigmatize periods

Story by Colbie Fairley October 10, 2022

The Student Activities Council at Baker University hosted a "Period Party" on Oct. 3. The tabling event was created in order to spread awareness and to bring normalcy to menstruation. The motive for...

The Word with Max Dutton – Sept. 25

September 27, 2022

In this week's episode, we will take a look at Homecoming festivities, find out what music Baker students listen to, and fill you in on all you need to know with the Baker Orange News Rundown.

Casino Night is hosted by Baker Universitys Student Activities council in the Student Union Cafeteria at 8 p.m. Students were able to come play games, eat snacks and win prizes.

Student Activities Council hosts Casino Night

Story by Aalia Khan, Staff Photographer September 27, 2022

Baker University Student Activities Council (SAC) hosted Casino Night in Harter Union Cafeteria on Friday, Sept. 23 at 8 p.m. Casino Night was the final activity for the week of Homecoming put on by...

Taking the lead, a yoga instructor from the local OmGrown yoga studio demonstrates a balance exercise to sunrise yoga participants.

Sunrise Yoga goes on despite rain

Story by Caitlin Mooney, Staff photographer September 26, 2022

Sunrise Yoga, sponsored by Baker's Student Activities Council, returned for another year during Homecoming week. However, it looked different than years past due to cool and rainy fall weather. The...

The Word With Max Dutton – Sept. 9, 2022

September 10, 2022

On this week’s episode we will take a look at some hidden gems around campus, get a behind-the-scenes look at a local yoga studio and update you on the news from over the summer!

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