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The Word With Max Dutton – Dec. 10, 2021

December 11, 2021

On this week’s episode, we check out how Baldwin City celebrates Christmas, get a behind-the-scenes look at the baker wrestling team and interview students about how they spend their winter break.

On Nov. 6, Baker University Assistant Professor of Art Russell Horton wins Best Landscape Artist of the Year from the annual Art Comes Alive 2021 competition, winning a $100 prize.

Russell Horton wins Landscape Artist of the Year

Story by Kolbie Christensen, Staff Writer December 10, 2021

On Nov. 6, Baker University Assistant Professor Art Russell Horton won "Best Landscape Artist of the Year" from the annual Art Comes Alive 2021 competition. The Art Comes Alive Competition is hosted by...

Baker Alumni Greg Goff 71 (left) Helen Elliott (right) cut the ceremonial ribbon that officially declares the Mansfield-Elliott Locker Room complete and ready for use. Elliott is the wife of J. Nelson Elliott, one of the alums to which the locker room is dedicated.

Baker University unveils the Mansfield-Elliott locker room

Story by Maggie Young, Photographer and Staff Writer December 9, 2021

On Dec. 4, Baker University officially unveiled the Mansfield-Elliott Men’s Basketball Locker Room to alumni and donors. The ceremony took place during halftime of the women’s basketball game in...

Following the parade, the event featured a tree lighting ceremony for the Mayors Christmas tree.

Hometown Christmas kicks off Baldwin City’s holiday season

Story by Grace Duddy, Photographer and Staff Writer December 6, 2021

Unpaid internships no longer serve students due to financial stress and lack of labor appreciation.

It is time to end unpaid internships

Story by Emma Howard, Social Media Editor December 4, 2021

As the fall semester comes to a close, the search for internships for the upcoming year is in full swing. Many Baker students participate in short and long-term internships year-round as several academic...

Riviera Maya Mexican Cafe, an authentic Mexican restaurant, has just opened in Baldwin City Kan. located at 912 Ames St.

New restaurant in town: Riviera Maya Mexican Cafe

Story by Maya Hodison, News Editor December 1, 2021

Riviera Maya Mexican Cafe has recently opened in Baldwin City, Kan. Located at 912 Ames St., Riviera Maya offers authentic Mexican food, drinks and an atmosphere of rich culture and community. Owner...

NFTs, or non-fungible tokens, have become an increasing topic of conversation and debate among the digital world.

NFTs: What are they and why are people angry about them?

Story by Maria Gutierrez, Arts and Entertainment Editor November 29, 2021

In the past few months, NFTs have become the latest hot topic issue debated on the internet. NFTs, short for “non-fungible tokens," are being sold for large sums of money by individual creators, big...

13-year-old Noodles the pug and his owner Jonathan Graziano predict the daily forecast with TikTok trend bones or no bones.

Noodle the Pug: virality of a bones or no bones day

Story by Lauren Alley, Photographer and Staff Writer November 24, 2021

Bones or No Bones? That seems to be the question taking over TikTok. Will it be a bones day or a no bones day? Only TikTok star, Noodle the pug, knows the answer. Bones or no bones was created by TikTok...

Baldwin City is opening a new bar and barbecue restaurant, Baldwin City Beer Company on the corner of 6th and High St. There is a temporary tent to serve customers until the opening of the store in the spring of 2022, replacing Antiques on the Prairie.

Baldwin City Beer Company: Baldwin’s newest hotspot 

Story by Gabriel Lopez, Staff Writer November 23, 2021

Husband and wife Cory and Jenni Venable are owners of Baldwin City Beer Company, a new microbrewery and restaurant that is coming soon to Baldwin City. The Venables are currently in the process of renovating...

On Nov. 19, singer Adele released her fourth studio album titled 30. The album marks the singers first musical work since 2015.

Adele’s “30:” A fantastic comeback

Story by Marissa Schimke, Staff Writer November 22, 2021

After the five-plus-year hiatus is finally over, the 15-time Grammy winner, Adele Adkins, releases her newest album on November 19.  The album "30," is inspired by a lot of different things, most specifically...

Christmas is coming, but the debate on when it is appropriate to start celebrating the holiday is ongoing.

When does Christmas officially start?

Story by Kinsley Alley, Photographer and Staff Writer November 21, 2021

Every year, as summer turns to fall and fall turns to winter, the question is asked and the debate begins: "when is it officially time to start celebrating Christmas?" For some, it is as soon as the...

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