The Baker Orange

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...

A 72dpi book by Tonia Karpowicz

April 24, 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...

Faculty Senate approves travel interterm to Haiti

Story by Meagan Thomas

April 22, 2011


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The Baker University Faculty Senate met April 19 to finish business from the previous meeting April 5. At the meeting, the interterm trip Social Justice and Service in Haiti, led by Assistant Professor of Sociology Jacob Bucher was approved. "The idea is to take a look at issues of social justic...

A 72dpi book by Joey Orozco

April 19, 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...

National Day of Silence

Story by Sara Bell

April 19, 2011


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As chatter of weekend plans, homework assignments and gossip flow through the halls of Baldwin High School Friday, BHS senior Shannon Gerstner will be sitting in silence. Gerstner is one of many high school and college students nationwide taking a vow of silence Friday. On the National Day of Silenc...

Students make Lenten sacrifice

Students make Lenten sacrifice

Story by Margo Rodewald

April 14, 2011


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Sophomore Bailey Buchman has always had a special knack for baking, and if she's not busy with schoolwork, she can most likely be found in the kitchen of her apartment, baking an assortment of cookies or cakes. But, throughout the past few weeks, baking has become somewhat difficult for her, since ...

Susan Decker steps down

Story by Chris Duderstadt

April 14, 2011


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After 11 seasons at the helm of the Baker University women's basketball team, head coach Susan Decker announced her resignation Monday. "There is a time and a feeling that I had that I needed a change, and this opportunity going into full-time teaching presented itself in that very way," Decker said. ...