The Baker Orange

Dr. Danielle Hemingson: Faculty Member

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

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 position.   Hemingson primarily teaches Human Anatomy & Physiology as well as various ...

Dr. Jean Johnson: Faculty Member

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

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 at Alogeenie, she got her doctorate degree from Iowa State University.   Johnson is clearly passionate ab...

Dear freshmen: Normalizing first semester worries and doubts

Dear freshmen: Normalizing first semester worries and doubts

Story by Rebekah Nelson, Multimedia Editor

November 4, 2019

The doubts and worries in the back of your head are valid, and the constant state of having no idea what you’re doing is totally normal. I am right there with you. Conversations about the adjustment period during freshman year, especially the first semester, are hard to come by. So here I am starti...

America’s game meets media drama

America's game meets media drama

Story by Halle Morrell, Social Media Editor

November 2, 2019

While the changing of the seasons is always bittersweet, this is especially true of the month of October. Baseball is by far my favorite sport to watch and I am an especially big fan of the Kansas City Royals. However, with the month of October comes the final outing in Major League Baseball (MLB): The...

SAC: Student Organization

SAC President Ajhanae Franklin and Advisor Randy Flowers working an SAC event.

Story by Kerrigan Hartzell, Staff Writer

October 28, 2019

Without a doubt, if you are a Baker student or staff member, you have come in contact with Student Activities Council, more commonly known as SAC.   SAC holds and puts on a multitude of events on and off campus for Baker students to enjoy, ranging from Welcome Week for incoming freshman to the d...

Sea turtles and straws: A tale of selective empathy

Selective Empathy

Story by Lily Stephens, Video Editor

October 23, 2019

This summer I was waiting for a friend to meet me for dinner in Kirkland, a suburb of Seattle. As a freshly minted 21 year old, I decided to wait for her in the restaurant's bar. I sat down, ordered a drink, got comfortable and then noticed something I had never seen before, people at the bar were using me...

Sports Administration Club: Student Organization

Skylar Grinnell, President of SA Club is excited for a new year for the club.

Story by Kerrigan Hartzell, Staff Writer

October 20, 2019

Students hoping to work with professional athletes and professional sports teams, listen up. Baker’s Sports Administration club begins meeting Sept. 26 at 7 p.m. in Mabee Hall room 101.  Meetings are open to current and prospective sports administration majors as well as those with an interest in sports administration who may not be majoring in it.  “We’re still in the works of planning some events for ou...

History Club: Student Organization

Sophomore Chance Prosser thinks History Club will benefit him in his future Mass Media career.

Story by Kerrigan Hartzell, Staff Writer

October 9, 2019

The Baker University History Club meets every Thursday night from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. and is open for all Baker students.   In the club, they have a tradition where they spend time looking at certain historical events that occurred on the same day they’re meeting but in previous years. There have also ...

Dr. Sara Crump: Faculty Member

Associate Professor of Psychology Dr. Sara Crump  teaches PY111, or general psychology.

Story by Kerrigan Hartzell, Staff Writer

October 4, 2019

If you’re a student a Baker University, odds are you have or will have to take PY111, General Psychology. Associate Professor of Psychology Dr. Sara Crump might just end up being your professor.   Crump started teaching at Baker 13 years ago, earning the adoration of her fellow Baker faculty not too long after.  “Dr. Crump is an incredi...

The dangers of e-cigarettes and vapes

The dangers of e-cigarettes and vapes

Story by Halle Morrell, Social Media Editor

October 4, 2019

For college students, e-cigarettes and vapes have become common household items. It is normal to see plumes of smoke trailing behind people as they walk and for cars to be filled with the murky vapor. The different flavors and types of products were fun and exciting—until users’ lungs began to suffer...

Mungano: Student Organization

(Left to Right) President and senior Myan Elrington, Coordinator of Inclusion and Wellness Paul Ladipo, junior Secretary Daisey Ewansiha, Public Relations Nico Taylor, Treasurer Fabien Franck-Love and Vice President Grant Boehm represent the 2019-20 Mungano organization. Mungano hosts events with other organization on campus as well as sport teams.

Story by Kerrigan Hartzell, Staff Writer

October 1, 2019

Mungano is the diversity organization at Baker University. The club provides a safe space for all types of people to come together and learn about each other’s cultures and place in society. According to the Baker University website, the word Mungano is derived from the Swahili phrase “Mungano...

Dr. Rob Howard: Faculty Member

Professor of English Dr. Rob Howard teaches several unique classes based on his favorite books. Those classes include in-depth analysis on J.R.R. Tolkein's

Story by Halle Morrell, Staff Writer

September 25, 2019

The third floor of Case Hall is home to Baker University’s English department. This floor houses many professors, one of which is Instructor of English, Dr. Rob Howard. Case 305C is where Howard resides during his work day and the room is far from boring. There are the typical English professor...