The Baker Orange

The importance of the editorial

The importance of the editorial

Story by Editorial Board

May 7, 2019

Opinions are important; they are so important that there are entire sections of every newspaper and online publication devoted to them. The Baker Orange voices pages have housed the words and opinions of our staff for 123 years. These matter— each of the articles written express thoughts and feelings a...

Day of Giving faces mixed reviews

Day of Giving faces mixed reviews

Story by Editorial Staff

April 10, 2019

As students, we all pay to go to Baker in one way or another, whether that be through time, talent or money. On April 4, Baker had their second annual Day of Giving. During the Day of Giving, the Office of Development contacted alumni to get donations for the University capital campaign that aims to ...

Students lack participation on campus

Students lack participation on campus

Story by Editorial Staff

March 18, 2019

It is no secret that Baker University students are involved in numerous activities both on and off of campus. Lately, our editorial board noticed students are generally not willing to add anything else to their plates, and it is changing the culture on campus.  It would be unfair to say students are becom...

The final countdown

The final countdown

Story by Editorial Staff

February 15, 2019

This semester marks the last semester that The Baker Orange will be a print publication. Though we as an editorial staff are saddened by the end of the print era, we are honored that we have the opportunity to produce this traditional newspaper for its final issues. We hope readers appreciate the final iss...

Why does voting matter?

Why does voting matter?

Story by Baker Orange Staff

November 5, 2018

Prime Minister Winston Churchill said while standing on the floor of Parliament in 1947 “it has been said that democracy is the worst form of government except all those other forms that have been tried from time to time.” Churchill was right. Democracy is no stranger to corruption, mismanagement and dec...

Vague active shooter plan: So what do we do?

Vague active shooter plan: So what do we do?

Story by The Baker Orange Editorial Board

October 7, 2018

Baker University’s Emergency Operations Plan (EOP) is rarely discussed. Although some aspects are common knowledge, other areas are not as clear to people on campus. One of the areas still foggy to students is the active shooter policy. The EOP was revised in Jan. 2017 to include an active shooter po...