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Baker University is doing their part in slowing the spread of the pandemic by offering free Covid-19 vaccinations.

Baker University hosts more COVID-19 vaccination clinics, with the rise of the delta variant

Story by Gabriel Lopez, Staff Writer August 26, 2021

Baker University has partnered with Lawrence-Douglas County Public Health to offer students and Baldwin City residents the opportunity to receive the COVID-19 vaccine for free. Shortly after the COVID-19...

Bill Bridges and Dale Knepper of Bubba & The Boys Barbeque prepare a pulled pork sandwich for a customer. Bridges and Knepper have competed at a variety of locations around the Baldwin City area including Paola, Gardner, Olathe, Lansing and more.

Baldwin City hosts Smoke on the Bricks

Story by Emma Howard, Social Media Editor August 23, 2021

Smoke on the Bricks is the annual barbeque competition sponsored by Rice Precision in Baldwin City. This year was the third year for the event. Teams set up food trucks and tents as early as 9 a.m. on...

Baker University has been founded on United States history, but five unique spots on campus have especially important stories to tell.

Baker University is founded in history

Story by Halle Morrell, Editor-in-Chief May 21, 2021

Every structure found on Baker University's campus holds some form of historical impact. However, there are some special buildings that have an even vaster importance. Some of these include Parmenter Hall,...

Freshman Trinity Gilbert with her personalized Baker canvas that she created at the event.

SAC Study Break eases finals stress

Story by Kenzie Kuhlmann, Photographer May 20, 2021

Kaitlyn Powell started as Baker Universitys new Assistant Director of Student Activities on May 3.

Baker University welcomes Kaitlyn Powell as new Assistant Director of Student Activities

Story by Maya Hodison, Staff Writer May 18, 2021

Baker University welcomed Kaitlyn Powell to the Baker family on May 3. Powell is the newest addition to the student life team, fulfilling the role of Assistant Director of Student Activities. Starting...

With Bakers new concurrent credit opportunities, select high school students will now be able to earn college credits at a reduced rate.

Concurrent Credit Partnership prepares high school students for college

Story by Maya Hodison, Staff Writer May 15, 2021

High school districts all across Kansas are joining in with Baker University to give high school students a taste of college academics. The Baker University Concurrent Credit Partnership (CCP) gives...

The Word with Max Dutton – May 14, 2021

May 14, 2021

In the final Word episode of the semester, we cover student opinions of the COVID vaccine, get a closer look at Shadow the "campus cat", cover the stories the staff writers did this week with the Baker...

The new mural downtown is designed with Bakers student life in mind.

Baldwin City mural committee plans murals to promote tourism

Story by Jamie Pellikaan, Staff Writer May 12, 2021

In 2017, the Baldwin City mural committee was formed to help promote tourism and increase economic activity. A new mural depicting the history of Baker University is planned to be the latest addition to...

Empower and Meditation Lunch: BRAVE promotes self care

May 10, 2021

The first of these events was Empower, which occurred in McKibbins Recital Hall at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, Apr. 20. The event was led by AJ Gonzales, a support group advocate from the STAAC in Lawrence,...

The importance of Sexual Assault Awareness Month

May 10, 2021

Though BRAVE operates Sexual Assault Awareness Month, it also serves a larger role in the Baker community. Among the members of BRAVE is Sophomore Micayla Houser, who serves as the secretary of the organization....

What Were You Wearing? looks at survivor stories

May 10, 2021

SAAM was also recognized on campus through the week-long installation of the What Were You Wearing? exhibit in the Holt-Russell gallery, which was available Apr. 26-30. The exhibit featured stories from...

The PACE Project and sexual assault education on campus

May 10, 2021

While the PACE office was a sponsor of SAAM, the office operates in a much broader regard on Baker’s campus in dealing with sexual assault. The PACE Project, or the Prevention, Awareness, and Campus...

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