The Baker Orange

The United States issued new economic sanctions in hopes to stop genocide.

Economic sanctions unable to stop genocide

Story by Jamie Pellikaan, Staff Writer March 30, 2021

The United States, along with the European Union (EU), the United Kingdom and Canada issued new economic sanctions against China. The economic sanctions are a response to China’s internment of Uighur’s...

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...

Letter to the Editor: Alumni group responds to reduction and reallocation

Letter to the Editor: Alumni group responds to reduction and reallocation

March 9, 2021

To the Editor: In response to the ongoing coverage of reduction and reallocation in The Baker Orange, beginning with the Feb. 24 article, we are writing this letter to you in an ongoing dialogue...

Senior Terrel Simpson (a.k.a Ysl Rel) and his growing music career

Senior Terrel Simpson (a.k.a Ysl Rel) and his growing music career

Story by Will Hanson, Arts and Entertainment Editor March 9, 2021

Senior Terrel Simpson, also known as Ysl Rel, has been releasing his original rap music for the past year and a half. As a lover of music, Simpson is passionate about writing and releasing his own...

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...

Marjorie Taylor Greene becomes a symptom of the larger issue

Marjorie Taylor Greene becomes a symptom of the larger issue

Story by Jamie Pellikaan, Staff Writer February 10, 2021

If you have heard anyone talking about Jewish space-lasers causing the wildfires in California, they were probably talking about House of Representatives member Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA). Greene has...

Holiday celebrations endanger a safe return to campus

Holiday celebrations endanger a safe return to campus

Story by Editorial Board, Writer December 20, 2020

During the COVID-19 pandemic, life has had to change drastically. Fatigue has set in and many people are deciding to be done with the pandemic when the pandemic has not yet ended. The frustration and...

How weather impacts our mood: a word about seasonal depression

How weather impacts our mood: a word about seasonal depression

Story by Skylar Grinnell, Photographer November 6, 2020

Seasonal depression is real. Many of us, including myself, are no stranger to the effects of the changing seasons. Change of season can have a major impact on our lives. These feelings can look and feel...

Pushing through the unexpected

Pushing through the unexpected

Story by Emma Howard November 1, 2020

As students start gearing up for finals week, collective feelings of burnout and exhaustion have hit an all-time high. For many, the fall semester has felt like a sprint with nonstop hurdles to overcome. It...

Why college students need a stimulus check

Why college students need a stimulus check

Story by Jamie Pellikaan, Staff Writer October 21, 2020

The Covid-19 pandemic has brought devastation for nearly all sectors of the American economy with the unemployment rate hovering around 7.9 percent as of September, a drastic decrease from the 14.7 percent...

Ten great movies (that you probably have not heard of) to stream now

Ten great movies (that you probably have not heard of) to stream now

Story by Will Hanson and Skylar Grinnell October 8, 2020

"The Lodge" - Hulu -Directed by: Severin Fiala, Veronika Franz-  “The Lodge” follows Grace (Riley Keough) as she is left alone with her soon to be stepchildren during a snowstorm. While left...

Ask Dean Bailey part two: COVID-19 rules, regulations and changes

Ask Dean Bailey part two: COVID-19 rules, regulations and changes

October 7, 2020

As the pandemic and all of the regulations that go with it continue, students have had a lot of important questions to be answered. Following a Student Forum that explained some of the current guidelines...

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