The Baker Orange

Study-abroad classes provide challenge

Story by Tera

March 27, 2013


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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...

The journey north to Scotland

Story by Tera

February 11, 2013


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Scotland is one of the most magnificent places that I have had a chance to visit thus far. From the moment the train pulled into the country, I knew that I would enjoy my time there. I was visiting a friend who lived in Edinburgh and both of us journeyed to Glasgow to meet another friend. I am luc...

Three locations in one weekend

Story by Tera

January 27, 2013


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This weekend may have been the busiest, craziest, weekend of my time in England. I managed to squeeze in three separate day trips in many different directions and only have a few blisters and a slight cold as a result, but I can’t complain about what I experienced. Lincoln was a school-spon...

Girl Scout cookies reach the manor

Story by Tera

January 21, 2013


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We have talked about invasions in every one of our British studies classes, and today Girl Scout cookies invaded Harlaxton Manor. You could tell how much we miss America by the line that trailed back from that heavenly table. That’s not to say we were solely motivated by the delicious cookies.Reagan Wallac...