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Senior Keirstyn Reynolds, Junior Jaila Randle, Senior Cheleia Marshall and Junior Payton Johnson painted their pumpkins together.

Mungano hosts pumpkin painting event

Story by Skylar Grinnell, Photographer October 28, 2020

Homestead Kitchen and Bakery works to unveil their latest project of the 8th Street Burger Shop.

8th Street Burger Shop comes to Baldwin City

Story by Maria Gutierrez, Staff Writer October 26, 2020

Correction: The soft opening date has been changed to November 13. This change occurred after the publication of this article. The Homestead Kitchen and Bakery has been a part of Baldwin City for the...

Freshmen Rocky Juarez, Brandan Pena, Roman Bushek and Evan Bishop help represent ZTA at Smore's Night.

Zeta Tau Alpha hosts Think Pink Week events

Story by Cierra Bryant, Photographer October 25, 2020

The Word with Max Dutton: Oct. 23, 2020

Story by Max Dutton, Preston Wilson, and Brendan Hulla October 23, 2020

In the 4th episode of the Orange's bi-weekly news show, The Word with Max Dutton, we give an update on Baker sports, discuss the third wave of COVID-19, get an inside look at the Baker Esports team and...

2020 brings tragic celebrity deaths that impact Baker University students

2020 brings tragic celebrity deaths that impact Baker University students

Story by Maya Hodison and Will Hanson October 22, 2020

2020 has been a difficult year for a great number of people. With the COVID-19 pandemic, many people have suffered hardships beyond anything they have ever experienced. On top of a global pandemic, this...

Black Lives Matter continues to draw national attention across the United States

Black Lives Matter continues to draw national attention across the United States

Story by Maya Hodison, Staff Writer October 19, 2020

Over the last eight months, emotions regarding police brutality and white supremacy have boiled over and the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement has risen back up to national prominence. As the nation witnessed...

Tim Byers speaking at his last lecture,

Students reflect on Last Lecture message given by Tim Byers

Story by Maya Hodison, Writer October 18, 2020

With the title “Sometimes You Have to Leave to Be Home,” Cross Country Head Coach Tim Byers gave his speech as part of The Last Lecture Series at Baker on Oct. 5. The lecture was held in Rice Auditorium...

Sophomores Arleth Ramos-Valles and Yurisa Zepeda are both founders of Molcajete, Baker's Hispanic and Latinx club.

Hispanic/Latinx student organization, Molcajete, aims to increase representation on campus

Story by Maya Hodison, Writer October 16, 2020

Two best friends came to Baker in 2019 with a plan to stick together, to reach their aspirations of becoming nurses and to always remember their roots. To create a sense of a home-away-from-home, Sophomores...

“The Social Dilemma” presents varying outlooks on social media use

Story by Rebekah Nelson, Multimedia Editor October 15, 2020

The Netflix documentary “The Social Dilemma," shows the behind the scenes of social media and gives never before seen commentary on these apps from the designers themselves. From the creators of Facebook,...

Baker students watch “Knives Out” from the edge of Liston Stadium’s parking lot.

Student Activities Council organizes movie night at Liston Stadium

Story by Liam Flake, Contributing Author October 14, 2020

On Oct. 9, Baker University Student Activities Council (SAC) hosted a movie night at Liston Stadium as part of the 2020 Homecoming week. The event included a double feature of “Knives Out” and “Black...

Senior Ashley Pippin sits at the circulation desk inside Collins Library. As part of the Work Study Program, students at Baker can apply to work as a Library Assistant.

Work Study hours take cuts due to pandemic hardships

Story by Maria Gutierrez, Staff Writer October 13, 2020

The work study program has been providing on-campus jobs for Baker students for the past several years, such as being an admissions ambassador or a student tutor. While it can provide another source of...

Masked Voices: How Choir is Overcoming COVID-19

Story by Colton Calovich, Videographer October 12, 2020

The harmonies of the Baker choir ensembles are still ringing across campus. We talked to Dr. Ryan Olsen, director of choir ensembles, on what it takes to maintain a choir in the coronavirus era.

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