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Digital photography assignment 4: set scene (part 1)

Story by BU Digital Photography Class

May 5, 2011


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Under the guidance of instructor Jennifer Jarnot, the Baker University Digital Photography classes are contributing samples of their work to thebakerorange.com.<em>Under the guidance of instructor Jennifer Jarnot, the Baker University Digital Photography classes are contributing samples...

Digital photography assignment 4: set scene (part 2)

May 5, 2011


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Under the guidance of instructor Jennifer Jarnot, the Baker University Digital Photography classes are contributing samples of their work to thebakerorange.com.<em>Under the guidance of instructor Jennifer Jarnot, the Baker University Digital Photography classes are contributing samples...

Gary Walbridge retires

May 5, 2011


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Gary Walbridge has retired after eight years of service to Baker University as the director of the physical plant. "When he made the decision to retire, we were very happy for Gary to have this opportunity for the future," Chief Operating Officer Susan Lindahl said. Walbridge has been part of sever...

Art history research shared

April 28, 2011


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Brett Knappe, assistant professor of art history, hosted the second annual Baker Art History Conference Saturday in the Owens AV room. The conference gave the opportunity for a select group of students to present papers on various art history topics in a business-oriented setting. Seniors Lauren Miller...

Paola native to play two sports

April 28, 2011


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Many high school athletes dream of playing one college sport, but Paola High School senior Nick Wilson will be on the roster for two Baker University athletic teams next year. On April 14, Wilson signed a national letter of intent to play football and basketball for the Wildcats. At 6 foot 7 inch...

The Baker Orange awarded; editor nabs honor

Story by Margo Rodewald

April 28, 2011


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The Baker Orange's motto of "Covering all the important things" has proven key in garnering top honors at the Kansas Associated Collegiate Press' annual conference April 17 and 18 in Hutchinson. The Orange won the All-Kansas Award for four-year, private-college newspapers, while thebakerorange.com receiv...

Class officer petitions available

April 28, 2011


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New faces will soon come to the chairs of the Baker University Student Senate. On May 9, Baker freshmen, sophomores and juniors will elect five new class officers to represent them for the coming year. Along with serving as a voice for their classes in student senate, officers will also plan a serv...

Kappa Sigma to host basketball tournament

April 28, 2011


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As part of the Military Heroes Campaign, Kappa Sigma fraternity is hosting a 3 vs. 3 half-court basketball tournament at 10 a.m. May 8 at the Kappa Sigma house. Proceeds from the event will go directly to Kappa Sigma's Military Heroes Campaign, which honors and aids wounded military veterans, many o...

Baker ahead of NAIA in drug testing

Story by Kyle Davis

April 28, 2011


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Baker University's athletic department has a drug-testing policy for its athletes, but not all other NAIA schools follow this type of policy. Unlike the NCAA, drug testing is not mandated in the NAIA. However, Athletic Director Theresa Yetmar said a survey was sent out to schools asking if they indivi...

New Student Senate Executive Board elected

Story by Alesha Miller

April 28, 2011


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Freshman Matt Fry has never been part of the Baker University Student Senate. Now, as the new treasurer due to write-in votes, he is excited about the position. "Normally executive members have been involved. I just kind of got thrown into it, I guess you could say. It's new waters for me," Fry ...

Students recall struggles with ADD/ADHD

Story by Genevieve Des Marteau

April 28, 2011


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Junior Joylin Hall is, in her own words, grossly disorganized. She's not irresponsible, careless or dumb; she just can't keep her stuff together. Junior Kelli Gamel can sympathize, as she's only recently been able to keep her room clean. Organization and time management are two of her biggest foes....