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Women miss winning HAAC title, look to regionals

Women miss winning HAAC title, look to regionals

April 28, 2006


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The Baker University men's tennis team finished its season last weekend after losing in the semifinals at the Heart of America Athletic Conference tournament against Benedictine College with a score of 5-0. The Cats' beat William Jewell College, Liberty, Mo., in the first round with a score of 5-0...

Students named to Cardinal Key for community service

April 28, 2006


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Ten new members were inducted into Baker University's chapter of Cardinal Key National Honor Society April 20. Members were accepted based on grades and prior community service involvement. It's a honorable academic service organization," said senior Rachel Tindall, president of the organization. Secretary of the...

First year successful for director

April 28, 2006


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The Baker University orchestra was scheduled to perform its last concert of the year Thursday. Adjunct Instructor of Music and Orchestra Lori McKinney said the orchestra will be playing "Symphony No. 8 (First Movement)" by Franz Schubert, "Danse Macabre" by Saint-Saens and selections from "Phantom of the...

Greek Philosophy

Greek Philosophy

April 28, 2006


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As the sun set over Rice Auditorium Monday night, members of greek houses and independents alike went crazy over scantily clad candidates vying for the title of Mr. BU. Monday evening in Rice Auditorium. The moon, and perhaps the audience, grew hazy Wednesday as members of greek organizations gave t...

Fight for first

Fight for first

April 28, 2006


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Entering the final week of regular season play the motto for the Baker baseball team is now "win and we're in." With four games left to play, the Wildcats could wrap up a HAAC playoff berth by simply beating Graceland University in its final weekend series of the year. Considering this team started ...

Pretty Girls cook up clever, catchy album

Pretty Girls cook up clever, catchy album

April 28, 2006


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Take one part fancy, one part fury, mix with frantic instrumentation and a voice which alone speaks volumes, and you'll have only a portion of the recipe used in Elan Vital, the latest from rockers Pretty Girls Make Graves. The indie group stirs things up a bit on its first album in three years, which ...

Scheffler discusses top 10

Scheffler discusses top 10

Story by Kathy Scheffler

April 28, 2006


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Editor's note: This is the first in a two-part column series about lessons Scheffler has learned in college. I had a hard time thinking about what I would write for my last column. This time of year, my head is constantly running through everything I have to finish before I leave for summer. Only t...

New fraternity needs support

Story by The Orange staff

April 28, 2006


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­Plain and simple, diversity is an integral aspect of progressivism and the need to grow and expand. Currently, Baker University is making great strides at further integrating this campus. For the past several years, historically black fraternities and sororities have been trying to cre...

Freedom of speech essential

Story by The Orange staff

April 28, 2006


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Once again, the editorial board of the Orange would like to address a matter concerning students' rights. At the April 18 meeting of the Baker University Student Senate, the Baker Orange Editor Jen Thierer made a proposal asking representatives of the student body to pass a resolution that would suppor...

Baker this week

April 28, 2006


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Theater Banquet The Baker University Theater Department will be holding its annual banquet 5 p.m. Thursday at the Lodge. The theme for the 2006 banquet is "In The Round," a theater term used to describe a stage with audience on all sides.? Internship agreements Many students use the summer to gain r...

Darfur crisis needs focus

Darfur crisis needs focus

Story by Michael Green

April 28, 2006


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The world has "no higher priority, no greater imperative" than to end the genocide in Darfur, Sudan. Not since the Rwandan genocide of 1994 has the world seen such a calculated campaign of slaughter, rape, starvation and displacement. Government supported troops in the Sudan have displaced over 2.5 mi...

Cancelling season unfair

Cancelling season unfair

April 28, 2006


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I'm sure you've all heard about the Duke University lacrosse team by now and all the horrible things that some of the members of that team allegedly did. If you haven't heard, I will of course fill you in on what has happened. On March 13, the Duke lacrosse team hosted a party at a house off campus...