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“A Star is (truly) Born”

“A Star is (truly) Born”

Story by Will Hanson, Contributing Writer

November 6, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

“A Star is Born,” the fourth remake of a classic story is one all fans should see because of its moving soundtrack and amazing acting. In 2016, news broke that another “A Star is Born” remake was beginning production with Bradley Cooper set to direct, write, and star alongside pop singer Lady G...

Social life becomes nearly extinct

Social life becomes nearly extinct

Story by Elizabeth Hanson, Editor

November 5, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Voices

I’m just going to say it because it’s been on just about everyone’s mind since this semester began last Aug. You may or may not have noticed, but the social life at Baker has pretty much gone as extinct as the dinosaurs. Fraternity parties are a thing of the past and used to be a social option ...

Hedrick accredits Baker to his success

Hedrick accredits Baker to his success

Story by Jenna Black, Managing Editor

November 5, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Tom Hedrick made the decision to be a sportscaster on his walk home from school after being cut from his high school baseball team his junior year. Over the course of his five-mile walk back, he planned what he was going to do with his life now that he lost hope of playing professional baseball. The...

Real Life or Fantasy: ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’

Real Life or Fantasy: ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’

Story by Jamie Pellikaan, A&E Editor

November 2, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

“Bohemian Rhapsody” hits theaters today. But, there are a few things people need to know before seeing the movie. While the film focuses primarily on Freddie Mercury (Rami Malek), whose real name was Farrokh Bulsara, the story is about the formation of Queen and its music, and ends with its now-le...

‘Forever Orange’ campaign continues to fundraise

‘Forever Orange’ campaign continues to fundraise

Story by Sarah Day, News Editor

November 2, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

After a year in the making, Baker University hosted its Forever Orange event on Oct. 13 at the Gallery Event Space in the Power and Light District in Kansas City. In all, 298 people attended, including students, alumni, donors, staff and faculty. Chief of Staff and Senior Director of Development and ...

El Patron expands to better serve customers

El Patron expands to better serve customers

Story by Jenna Black, Managing Editor

November 2, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

El Patron, Baldwin City’s Mexican restaurant located on Eighth Street, has expanded from their iconic bright orange building to the neighboring abandoned antique store directly to the north. The expansion will allow the city’s restaurant staple to serve more customers and decrease the wait time. T...

A&E Editor offers guide to late night talk shows

A&E Editor offers guide to late night talk shows

Story by Jamie Pellikaan, A&E Editor

October 30, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

After the local news signs off for the night, the wonderful world of late-night television emerges. However, people who are new to the late-night scene, or even seasoned veterans, may not know every show’s unique programming and style. The Tonight Show  Host: Jimmy Fallon Network: NBC Time: Week...

Annual Zombie walk held in Lawrence

Annual Zombie walk held in Lawrence

Story by Justin Toumberlin, Assistant Photo Editor

October 24, 2018


Filed under Galleries, Showcase, Uncategorized

The 12th annual Zombie walk was held this week in Lawrence. The walk encourages people to dress up as a zombie and walk or drag themselves down Massachusetts St. as onlookers admire some of the detailed costumes of those participating. The event is family friendly with many kids in costume walking with...

‘Beyond a Text’: New exhibit documents creation of the book

‘Beyond a Text’: New exhibit documents creation of the book

Story by Jamie Pellikaan, A&E Editor

October 17, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

The Quayle Bible Collection’s new exhibit entitled “Beyond a Text: The Life of Scripture Outside of the Words” showcases the Bible’s role in creation of the physical book. Since the exhibit focuses on the book itself, many of the display cases show the evolution of writing from cuneiform table...

Space Force: An intergalactic breakdown

Space Force: An intergalactic breakdown

Story by Jamie Pellikaan, A&E Editor

October 17, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Voices

Among the many topics discussed on his recent appearance on the “Late Show with Stephen Colbert,” Neil deGrasse Tyson articulated his support for the creation of a Space Force. Tyson discussed how through the Air Force the United States has had an operating Space Force and creating a separate br...

Local artist displays sculptures in new show

Local artist displays sculptures in new show

Story by Jamie Pellikaan, A&E Editor

October 17, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

The Holt-Russell Gallery opens a new show Thursday Sept. 27 entitled “On the Bright Side” featuring sculptures from artist Mark Cowardin. The gallery is located on the second floor of Parmenter Hall. Cowardin, whose main discipline is sculpting, focuses on the relationship between man and nature and how...

Mitchell breaks school record in opening invitational

Mitchell breaks school record in opening invitational

Story by Jenna Black, Managing Editor

October 15, 2018


Filed under Golf, Showcase, Sports

“I knew I was piecing together a good round so I kept telling myself ‘you don’t know what you’re capable of until you do it.” These were the thoughts going through senior Samantha Mitchell’s mind as she put together a round of 71, one under par, to become the women’s golf school record...