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La Croix offers benefits to consumers

La Croix offers benefits to consumers

Story by Elizabeth Hanson, Editor

September 18, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Voices

La Croix tastes like scented candles. La Croix tastes like an actual drink is still buffering. Basically, La Croix is the kale of the beverage universe. If you only like a whisper of flavor, then La Croix might be the beverage for you. We’ve all heard the roasts about it on social media, either you ...

Fraternity recruitment changes set in place

Fraternity recruitment changes set in place

Story by Lily Stephens, Multimedia Editor

September 18, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

This 2018 recruitment year fraternities had a change to their regular recruiting schedule due to sports schedules. While no rules changed, the structure of events created buzz around campus and confusion for initiated members in the four fraternities at Baker.   Traditionally, recruitment has started on...

Pay attention to the present

Pay attention to the present

Story by Sarah Day, News Editor

September 10, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

As cliché as it may sound, time really does fly. I wish that I had spent all the time thinking about the next day and had done things that actually mattered in the present instead of dreading those constant moments. Now, as an almost 20 year old, I wish I could change things. I want to go back to those...

Men’s soccer takes on University of Northwestern Ohio

Men’s soccer takes on University of Northwestern Ohio

Story by Alex Fortuna, Photo Editor

September 5, 2018


Filed under Galleries, Showcase

The Baker Wildcats finished the Labor Day Classic with a matchup on Monday against the University of Northwestern Ohio at Liston Stadium. The Wildcats would fight their way to a 2-0 victory over UNOH ending the weekend with a 2-0 record. This moves the team to solid 5-0 start to the 2018-2019 season.     ...

Red tide continues to worsen

Red tide continues to worsen

Story by Sarah Day, News Editor

September 3, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Voices

Imagine walking down a beach — serene and beautiful, that is until you notice the hundreds of dead fish along the shore. The toxic red tide is intensifying, particularly along the coast of Florida. This phenomenon occurs when marine life is oxygen deprived due to a film of cyanobacteria and Karen...

Summer weather affects student behavior

Summer weather affects student behavior

Story by Angela Bober, Writer

June 29, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Uncategorized

Summer is here and with it comes sunshine and fresh air. Gone are the days of rain and snow. One thing students might not realize is that their habits change along with the weather. “Seasonal Affective Disorder is usually in the fall through winter months,” Director of Health and Counseling Center...

New issue of the Watershed features student work

New issue of the Watershed features student work

Story by Jamie Pellikaan, Writer

June 21, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

On April 18 the 2018 edition of the Watershed, Baker’s literary magazine made its debut during the lunch reception of Dialogos. The magazine is produced, designed and edited entirely by Baker students and features original writings from people of all grade levels. The Watershed has been a staple of ...

BRäV advocates for change on campus

BRäV advocates for change on campus

Story by Sarah Day, Writer

June 17, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

On April 25, students across campus wore denim in order to promote the awareness of sexual assault. This event began after a wrongfully judged court case in Italy that took place in 1998. The court decided that the tightness of the victim’s jeans meant that she must have assisted the offender in the r...

Professor maintains passion for art

Professor maintains passion for art

Story by Brenna Thompson, News Editor

June 17, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Uncategorized

“I’m a piece of inventory by now, I’ve been here so many years,” Professor of Art Inge Balch chuckled, her beaded necklace, striped sweater and purple glasses emphasizing her zealous and youthful spirit, her creativity and her artistry. Balch came to the United States in 1961, with no plan, higher...

‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ season 2 released

‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ season 2 released

Story by Jamie Pellikaan, Writer

June 2, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

With summer drawing near, many television shows are wrapping up their seasons, leaving us with nothing to watch. Well, almost nothing. Hulu’s breakout series, “The Handmaid’s Tale” has returned for its second season and promises to answer all the questions the season one finale left. Elizabeth Mo...

Pride displayed through drag show

Pride displayed through drag show

Story by Elizabeth Hanson, Assistant Photo Editor

May 22, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

The month of April has unofficially become the month that college students celebrating Pride across the country often refer to as the month of ‘Gaypril.’ The Total Equality Alliance, (TEA) hosted a drag show for the first time on campus, along with other events throughout the week to promote Pride...

Dance class offered in the fall of 2018

Dance class offered in the fall of 2018

Story by Halle Morrell, Writer

May 14, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

A dance class has been added for half of the Fall 2018 semester. The class will be instructed by University of Kansas graduate student Tim Flattery. Categorized as an exercise science course, the class is open to any students who are interested. Proposed by Assistant Professor of Exercise Science a...