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The Baldwin City Police Department continues to be a resource for Baker University students as problems arise.

Baker University and the Baldwin City Police Department continue to support campus safety

Story by Maya Hodison, Writer October 11, 2020

Recent incidents regarding campus safety issues have created eerie feelings throughout the Baker community. Dean of Students Cassy Bailey sent a school-wide email on the evening of Sep. 11 alerting students...

The Word with Max Dutton: Oct. 9, 2020

Story by Max Dutton, Preston Wilson, and Brendan Hulla October 9, 2020

In the third episode of The Baker Orange's new bi-weekly news show, The Word with Max Dutton, we will give an update on sports, interview students and faculty about the presidential debate, and dive into...

How to vote this election season

Story by Jamie Pellikaan, Staff Writer October 6, 2020

While every student on campus is eligible to vote, there are a few things to know in order to make sure your vote in counted. Registering to Vote In the state of Kansas, a person can register to...

Comparing the Influenza and COVID-19 pandemics on Baker University's campus

Comparing the Influenza and COVID-19 pandemics on Baker University’s campus

Story by Maria Gutierrez and Zach Reeder October 4, 2020

While attending college during a pandemic isn’t a common occurrence, it is not the first time that Baker University has been caught in the middle of one. Just over one hundred years ago, Baker University...

Updated guidelines for October allow Baker Students, staff and faculty to attend home sporting events.

Limited spectators permitted to attend home sporting events

Story by Makenzie Musgrove, Sports Editor October 2, 2020

Baker University has announced that home sporting events at Collins Center and Liston Stadium will now be open to Baker students, faculty and staff. There will be no outside guests permitted to attend. There...

Associate Professor of Biology Charmaine Henry outside of the Ivan L. Boyd Center for Collaborative Science Education.

Charmaine Henry makes a difference on Baker University’s campus

Story by Maya Hodison, Staff Writer October 2, 2020

Associate Professor of Biology Charmaine Henry had always been fascinated with living things. Her curiosity ultimately led her to Kansas, where helping young people find their paths in life and achieve...

Baker University Football to allow spectators at home opener

Baker University Football to allow spectators at home opener

Story by Makenzie Musgrove, Sports Editor September 24, 2020

After previously announcing that no spectators would be allowed to attend sporting events on campus, Baker University  President Lynne Murray sent an email updating the protocol for upcoming sporting...

The Word with Max Dutton – Sep. 23, 2020

September 23, 2020

In this week's episode of The Baker Orange's new bi-weekly news show, The Word with Max Dutton, we give an update on sports coverage, talk to professors about how they've had to adapt this semester, and...

Baker University to establish Baker Core in place of Quest program

Story by Maria Gutierrez, Staff Writer September 21, 2020

The Quest program has been a staple of Baker University's Campus for almost a decade. Starting in the fall semester of 2021, it will be replaced with a new General Education program known as “Baker Core.”  The...

Senior Hadley Kaff is president of the Baker University chapter of the Young Dems Club. The chapter was founded during the Fall 2020 semester.

Young Dems Club reaches Baker University’s campus

Story by Maria Gutierrez, Staff Writer September 15, 2020

Election day is less than two months away, but the political environment of the United States will continue to persist long after ballots are closed. For a group of students on Baker University's campus,...

Deeva Sharma continues to be remembered amid legal battles

Deeva Sharma continues to be remembered amid legal battles

Story by Maya Hodison, Writer September 11, 2020

It has been slightly over six months since Baker University’s beloved Admissions Counselor Deeva Sharma passed away in a car crash on Highway-56. Lives changed forever on that Feb. 24 night. Family members,...

Baker University hosts Student Forum to address COVID-19 concerns

Baker University hosts Student Forum to address COVID-19 concerns

Story by Maya Hodison, Writer September 9, 2020

With the start of the 2020 fall semester comes new rules and regulations to help stop the spread of COVID-19 on Baker University's campus. There has been widespread confusion among students about what...

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