The Baker Orange

Baker University has been given a grant to digitize old copies of the Baker Orange newspapers, starting at papers dating back to 1925.

Archives acquire grant to digitize The Baker Orange

Story by Hunter Finerty, Staff Writer October 6, 2021

The Baker Orange student newspaper has documented the history and culture of Baker University for over a century. While the online publication is accessible to anyone, almost a hundred years worth of printed...

The Word with Max Dutton – Oct. 2, 2021

October 2, 2021

On this week’s episode of "The Word" we will give you an update on students' experiences who attended the protests last week, fill you in on the baker orange news rundown and spotlight all of this year's...

Senior Tyler White is the grand prize Book Project winner with his Community America Credit Union internship over the summer, winning $1,500.

BOOK Program awards prize money to five winners

Story by Kolbie Christensen, Staff Writer October 1, 2021

On Sep. 17, five students were awarded prize money that ranged from $250-$1700 from the BOOK Program for their summer internships. BOOK stands for "Baker Organizational Observation for Knowledge" and was...

Due to COVID-19 precautions, the Douglas County district attorney held the sentencing at the Douglas County Fairgrounds in order to accommodate social distancing.

Driver involved in fatal collision sentenced to three years in prison

Story by Emma Howard, Social Media Editor September 28, 2021

Updated 4:36 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 28. In Lawrence today, the sentencing was held for Tayler James Livingston in regards to the collision that resulted in the death of Baker University Admissions Counselor...

An edition of Paradise Lost: A Poem in Twelve Books. This novel contains ten books with over ten thousand lines of verse, written by John Milton. The first version of the novel was published in 1667.

Paradise Lost exhibit opens at Quayle Bible Collection

Story by Hunter Finerty, Staff Reporter September 24, 2021

Each year, the Quayle Bible Collection at Baker University displays a new, specially curated exhibit. This year, Quayle curator Nick Pumphrey, in conjunction with 2021 Baker graduate Jamie Pellikaan,...

The old Baldwin City police station is being transformed into a local sports bar for the residents and students to enjoy.

The Bullpen: Baldwin City’s upcoming new bar

Story by Grace Duddy, Staff Writer and Photographer September 23, 2021

After The Salt Mine closed in 2020, Baldwin City was left without any bars and many community members and Baker students were left disappointed. Baldwin resident and business owner Niki Manbeck saw this...

The Word with Max Dutton – Sept. 17, 2021

September 17, 2021

On this week’s episode of The Word, we sit down with baker running back JD woods, take a look at how one student paid tribute to fallen soldiers in Afghanistan and show off some fun places to shop in...

Protests arose in the state of Texas after The Heartbeat Act was set in place on Sept. 1.

Texas’ Heartbeat Act: What Next?

Story by Maria Gutierrez, Arts and Entertainment Editor September 17, 2021

On Wednesday, September 1, the Texas Heartbeat Act went into effect. The law prohibits abortion after six weeks of pregnancy, when the first fetal heartbeat can be detected. This legislation sparked discussion...

Protesters outside the Phi Kappa Psi house at the University of Kansas on Sept. 14 call for University action against the fraternity after an alleged sexual assault occurred over the weekend.

Baker’s preparedness for training and response amidst nationwide sexual assault allegations

Story by Gabriel Lopez, Staff Writer September 15, 2021

Trigger warning: Sexual Assault, Rape. Protests have erupted on college campuses across the nation calling for the closing of fraternity houses facing sexual assault allegations. The Phi Gamma Delta...

Former Baker student Caleb Addington 21, died on Aug. 12. He is remembered for his eagerness to help others and his dedication to his friends and family.

Remembering Caleb Addington

Story by Maya Hodison, News Editor September 13, 2021

Former Baker University student Caleb Addington, 21, died on Aug. 12, leaving a void in the lives of everyone who cherished his bright spirit. Family, friends, the Baker community and all those who loved...

The Give Something Back Program provides financial aid to students who have faced various obstacles in their pursuit of higher education.

Give Back Program impacts Baker students

Story by Grace Duddy, Photographer and Staff Writer September 12, 2021

After partnering with Give Back in 2017, Baker University was given $1 million to change students’ lives. The grant was intended to alleviate the financial burden of college for 50 future Baker students,...

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