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Sophomore Evelyn Roesner has started her own Instagram video series titled Bakerazzi. Roesner wants to highlight students on campus and help them to find the laughter in daily life.

Sophomore Evelyn Roesner talks “Bakerazzi”

Story by Maggie Young, Photographer and Staff Writer November 17, 2021

“Bakerazzi” is an Instagram video series filmed and produced by Sophomore Evelyn Roesner and her friends. Roesner launched the first video on Aug. 31, and since then the account has reached almost...

Freshman Bea Weinpel, from Germany,  attends Baker University after spending a year in Kansas as an exchange student in high school.

Freshmen Bea Weinpel: From Germany to Baldwin City

Story by Kolbie Christensen, Staff Writer November 8, 2021

Freshman Bea Weinpel is an international student from the town Isny im Allgäu in Southern Germany. While Weinpel is from Germany, this is not her first time in Kansas. She spent some time in Kansas during...

Senior JD Woods broke the NAIA record for touchdowns while playing William Penn University where Baker won 47-21.

JD Woods sets two new NAIA rushing records

Story by Gabriel Lopez, Staff Writer September 26, 2021

On Saturday, Sept. 4 senior JD Woods set a new National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) rushing touchdown record as Baker defeated William Penn 47-21. Woods finished the day with four rushing...

Dr. Jackie Dillon began teaching in the science department at Baker University in the fall of 2021.

Jackie Dillon: alumna to professor

Story by Marissa Schimke, Staff Writer September 14, 2021

Dr. Jackie Dillon, an alumna of Baker University, is one of the newest editions to the science department. Dillon is excited to be a part of the Baker community again, but this time as a professor. Before...

Junior Allie Petracek advocates for those with developmental disabilities. With direct advocate experience, Petracek has been able to understand the legal maneuvers used by Congress to make change.

Junior Allie Petracek advocates for those with developmental disabilities

Story by Will Hanson, Arts and Entertainment Editor May 11, 2021

Junior Allie Petracek from Overland Park, Kan. is an advocate for individuals with developmental disabilities. Growing up, Petracek’s parents were very passionate about politics. “My mom really...

Senior Jasmine White reflects on her college experiences

Senior Jasmine White reflects on her college experiences

Story by Will Hanson, Arts and Entertainment Editor March 10, 2021

For many, college is a time to determine interests and to make lifelong memories before pursuing a career and joining the workforce. For Senior Jasmine White, her time at Baker University has provided...

Shelby Perez promotes diversity, leadership and wellness on campus

Shelby Perez promotes diversity, leadership and wellness on campus

Story by Will Hanson, Arts and Entertainment Editor February 25, 2021

For Shelby Perez, assistant director of inclusion and wellness programs, her job is all about the students. From Topeka, Kan., Perez began her college education at Washburn University and then transferred...

Becky Potter (left) and Kelly Garrison (right) work in the Baker mailroom. Potter has been working in the mailroom for eight years and Garrison is coming up on her 23rd anniversary working at Baker University.

Becky Potter and Kelly Garrison: Mailroom Staff

Story by Maya Hodison, Staff Writer March 3, 2020

Organizing mail and packages and making copies are some of the many tasks Becky Potter and Kelly Garrison do every day. But, there is much more to these women than what students and faculty see through...

Freshman Carson Moore currently serves as the freshman class president at Student Senate.

Student Senate: Student Organization

Story by Kerrigan Hartzell, Staff Writer December 11, 2019

Student Senate is an organization on the Baker University campus where the undergraduate population is able to come together and be the voice for students.   Josh Doak, assistant director of student...

Senior Total Equality Alliance President, Jesse Gardner, joined TEA her freshman year.

Total Equality Alliance: Student Organization

Story by Kerrigan Hartzell, Staff Writer December 6, 2019

Total Equality Alliance, better known on campus as TEA, provides a safe space for LGBTQ+ students where they can hang out together in a judgement free zone.   Nicholaus Pumphrey, Assistant Professor...

Dr. Danielle Hemingson has been a professor at Baker for four years.

Dr. Danielle Hemingson: Faculty Member

Story by Kerrigan Hartzell, Staff Writer December 3, 2019

Dr. Danielle Hemingson is the assistant professor of biology and applied health sciences and has been at Baker University for 4 years, starting out as a visiting professor which then turned into a regular...

Dr. Johnson is looking forward to retirement after 32 years at Baker.

Dr. Jean Johnson: Faculty Member

Story by Kerrigan Hartzell, Staff Writer November 24, 2019

Dr. Jean Johnson is the professor of mathematics here at Baker University. Johnson grew up outside of Cleveland in northern Ohio, earning her undergraduate degree from Alogeenie College. After her time...

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