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Digital photography assignment 4: set scene (part 2)

May 4, 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...

Student Senate elections should focus on issues

Story by The Baker Orange

April 27, 2011


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Sophomore Warren Swenson probably didn't think he would be setting a precedent for underclassmen to run for and be elected to executive positions in Baker University's Student Senate when he ran for student body president last school year. But that's exactly what he ended up doing. In the time sinc...

Student makes discovery at Candlelight Vigil

Story by Tera Lyons

April 27, 2011


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Learning experiences are found in the strangest places. I went to the Candlelight Vigil hosted by Mungano in the Clarice L. Osborne Memorial Chapel, believing I would only take pictures out of the experience. However, I ended up with something much more. What I gained was respect for a past generatio...

Choir creates community camaraderie

Story by Megan Perry

April 27, 2011


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Years after falling in love with choral music, and each other, Mike and Susan Gammage have found a way to rekindle the days when their college romance began.  "My wife and I met in a college choir in north Texas, and we developed a love for choral music," Baldwin City resident Mike Gammage ...

Standards can reveal, enforce characteristics

Story by Alan Grant

April 27, 2011


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Everything might be bigger in Texas, but everything is more sophisticated in France – art, food, even the homeless. On a recent weekend expedition to Paris, I discovered that each bridge over the Seine came equipped with its own street person, each with his own sign asking for money and a bask...

Spiking Out volleyball tournament planned

Spiking Out volleyball tournament planned

Story by Margo Rodewald

April 27, 2011


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On most nice days, people can find members of Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity outside playing volleyball on the chapter's court. But for one day of the school year, students from all across campus take to the sand of the fraternity's volleyball court to serve, set and spike out for a good cause. For 10 y...

Records broken at KU Relays

Records broken at KU Relays

Story by Kyle Davis

April 27, 2011


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Baker University freshman Stephanie Nelson barely had time to enjoy breaking senior Aubree Gustin's school record in the javelin at the KU Relays. This is because Gustin regained control of the record later in the event by breaking the record again, with a throw of 44.74 meters, and earning a fift...

Art history research shared

April 27, 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 27, 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 27, 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 27, 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 27, 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...