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COVID-19 causes unease about being back on campus

Story by Editorial Board September 30, 2020

Structure is important to college students. Having a constant schedule of class, school activities and out of school activities is something that most college students aim for.  A college is a place...

The struggles of trying to live off campus

The struggles of trying to live off campus

Story by Skylar Grinnell, Photographer September 26, 2020

Baker University is considered a residential university. By being a residential university, all undergraduate students are required to live in campus housing or in Greek houses. The University prides itself...

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

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

Story by Emma Howard, Social Media Editor September 18, 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...

COVID-19 calls for more self care

COVID-19 calls for more self care

Story by Rebekah Nelson, Multimedia Editor September 14, 2020

The overwhelm of uncertainty, the crashing of technology when we need it the most and roommates being sent home with little to no notice are just a few of the challenges we students are experiencing on...

Blurred Lines: The toxicity against actors and the characters they played

Blurred Lines: The toxicity against actors and the characters they played

Story by Jamie Pellikaan, Staff Writer September 12, 2020

"The Last of Us Part II" was the long-awaited follow up to Naughty Dog’s 2013 critical success "The Last of Us." While the game received normal criticism from reviewers, fans were merciless and determined...

When will things go back to normal?: The question we need to stop asking

“When will things go back to normal?”: The question we need to stop asking

Story by Isabel Ashley, News Editor May 13, 2020

Two months ago, if you had told me that I would be taking online classes from my home for the second half of the spring semester, I never would have believed you. I, like many of my friends and peers whom...

Kansas City Chiefs Head Coach, Andy Reid, has his team poised to be strong contenders to be back-to-back Super Bowl Champions.

First round NFL Draft reactions

Story by Jeremiah Edwards, Staff Writer May 8, 2020

Bengals (A) Joe Burrow -- Quarterback Way to not over think this Bengals. Joe Burrow was obviously the man coming into the draft. His stats speak for themselves. The only question is whether or not...

Its time to get serious about climate change

It’s time to get serious about climate change

Story by Isabel Ashley, News Editor May 5, 2020

Last week, Earth day had its fiftieth celebration, motivating people to leave their sequestered homes for a brief walk or to post their favorite nature photos on social media. When this day rolls around,...

Are video games the problem?

Are video games the problem?

Story by Jamie Pellikaan, Staff Writer April 21, 2020

Anyone who has consistently prioritized playing video games over social, occupational, and school obligations may be suffering from a mental disorder according to the World Health Organization (WHO). WHO...

EPA allows some companies to bypass pollution checks

EPA allows some companies to bypass pollution checks

Story by Jamie Pellikaan, Staff Writer April 19, 2020

Many things have changed since the outbreak of coronavirus. While most of these changes are to protect people susceptible to the virus and to stop the spread of it, some are doing the exact opposite. The...

What its like being a black student at a PWI

What it’s like being a black student at a PWI

Story by Maya Hodison, Writer March 10, 2020

Never in my entire life had I been in the presence of so many black people at once until I had the privilege of attending the 43rd annual Big XII Conference on Black Student Government in Norman, Oklahoma....

Mental health and celebrities: The double standard that is our reality

Mental health and celebrities: The double standard that is our reality

Story by Rebekah Nelson, Graphic Design Editor March 7, 2020

*Trigger warning* On Feb. 15, Caroline Flack unexpectedly died of suicide in her London apartment. Flack was the host for the UK reality TV show “Love Island," and was adored by many. Variety.com...

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