The Baker Orange

Bad Books is the perfect indie band

Story by Cassady Clinkscale

April 24, 2013


Filed under Uncategorized

I am, as you can probably tell from my other blogs, a sucker for pretty much anything acoustic and harmonious. While I thought I had discovered the Holy Grail of indie/folk music with Fleet Foxes, I was so incredibly wrong. This is not to say that Fleet Foxes are bad. They’re incredible musici...

Boston Marathon bombings bring community together through Harris family

Boston Marathon bombings bring community together through Harris family

Story by Jenna

April 22, 2013


Filed under Uncategorized

To any marathon runner, seven-tenths of a mile from the finish line is so close, yet so far away. For Sarah Harris, seven-tenths of a mile potentially saved her life. Sarah, a 1996 Baker graduate, was at the 25.5 mile marker of the Boston Marathon on April 15 when she and the other runners were...

First Aid Kit provides infectious harmonies

Story by Cassady Clinkscale

April 5, 2013


Filed under Uncategorized

If you’ve read any of my other blogs, you know about the special place in my heart that is reserved for folk music. While I thoroughly enjoy this genre, I’ve been getting a little burned out on listening to the same artists over and over again. So when the first chords of a First Aid Ki...

Study-abroad classes provide challenge

Story by Tera

March 27, 2013


Filed under Uncategorized

Harlaxton is more than just travelling and having an experience abroad. This semester has put me through the toughest course work thus far in my college career. The first thing we were told was that this was described as “education on steroids” and a truer statement was never spoken. Th...

Lambs combat exam stress

Story by Tera

March 14, 2013


Filed under Uncategorized

There is one truth in life and it is very simple: college students love baby animals. The Harlaxton Facebook page is constantly being bombarded with cute videos and pictures of kittens and sloths, and now even the professors have joined in. We found out how well Dr. Green knows his students when he posted...

Family of the Year is great for summer

Story by Cassady Clinkscale

March 13, 2013


Filed under Uncategorized

Around this time most students are itching for summer to come along. The warmth, the beaches, long road trips to nowhere; it’s a nice thing to daydream about while you’re stuck in class for the majority of the day. Family of the Year, a five-piece group from Los Angeles, provides a grea...

An introduction to the student senate blog

Story by Katie

March 5, 2013


Filed under Uncategorized

A goal of any government should be transparency, whether it is as large as the federal government of the United States of America or as small as the student senate of Baker University. In the old days, the only way news traveled was by mouth via town criers. Then came the birth of print, bringing along ...

‘Meatless Monday’ causes mass student backlash

Story by Tera

March 4, 2013


Filed under Uncategorized

Today the Student Government Association of Harlaxton College found out exactly how to cause a mass uprising of the student body. It was pretty simple -- take away their meat. Meatless Mondays isn’t a new idea by any means and many schools and organizations have taken to doing this in order to...

A trip through a storybook

Story by Tera

March 3, 2013


Filed under Uncategorized

Growing up, reading a book was my escape into a new world. My favorite books consisted of Harry Potter<em>Harry Potter</em> and and Chronicles of Narnia<em> Chronicles of Narnia</em>; I eventually added ; I eventually added The Lord of the Rings<em>The...

St. Vincent: Mixing Old School with Electronic

Story by Cassady Clinkscale

March 1, 2013


Filed under Uncategorized

I admittedly am not always the biggest fan of female vocalists. So whenever I do find one that I thoroughly enjoy, it’s a pretty big deal. When I first heard about St. Vincent, I was a little bit skeptical. Because I had never particularly enjoyed the sort of breathy-yet-harsh singing for wh...

The debate over student senate voting rights

Story by Katie

February 23, 2013


Filed under Uncategorized

There are approximately 180 countries in the world, each with unique government structures and ideologies. While many nations experience political turmoil due to corrupt leaders or unfair representation, the United States is strongly grounded on democracy and a government "of the people, by the pe...

Q & A with Dante Simmons

Story by Brad

February 19, 2013


Filed under Uncategorized

What made you interested in joining Loud Noises?<strong>What made you interested in joining Loud Noises?</strong> What made you interested in joining Loud Noises? I’ve always kind of been into theater and acting and so I heard about this and I thought it’d be...