The Baker Orange

Orange editor reflects on experiences, says goodbye to newspaper memories

Story by Rachel

December 1, 2011


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The leaves on campus have changed from green to shades of red, yellow and gold and by now, most of them have fallen. The change of seasons marks the end of another semester at Baker and the end of my time as editor of the Baker Orange newspaper. Two years ago, I wrote story after story about budget ...

Abby Reynolds vents about impolite people

Story by Abby

December 1, 2011


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I am restless and it isn’t from the overload of schoolwork that professors are piling on or the fact that I have something going on almost every second of the day. It is the mere fact that I am tired of there being a lack of respect by people. By all means, I am not saying that no one is res...

Baker community urged to donate blood

Story by The Baker Orange Editorial Board

December 1, 2011


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Giving blood saves lives. Yes, it might hurt for a second or two, but in the end, it’s an easy, selfless way for anyone to give back to someone in need. And what a better way to give back during the holiday season than by giving the gift of life? This week, there were two opportunities for th...

NCAA should act as parent

Story by Christopher

November 17, 2011


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The sexual abuse scandal with the Pennsylvania State University football program is without a doubt one of the most tragic series of events to occur in the history of collegiate athletics. Former defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky deserves whatever punishment comes his way for the disgusting acts h...

Sean Webb ponders the spirit of Thanksgiving

Story by Sean Webb

November 17, 2011


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Every New Year’s Eve, we make New Year resolutions about how we will better ourselves in the coming year, but why does it seem like the spirit of Thanksgiving gets lost?<br/> This year, I think it’s time we stop and really think about how lucky we are to have the opportu...

Tera Lyons gives students survival tips for zombie invasion

Story by Tera

November 17, 2011


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There is a serious epidemic that could creep up on us at any moment. It is on everyone’s mind. There is no stopping it; the key is to be prepared. But here is the real question. Are you ready for the zombie apocalypse? The key to your survival rests on your ability to take out zombies and sur...

Baker urged to support sorority

Story by The Baker Orange Editorial Board

November 17, 2011


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When people explore the campus of Baker University, one of the first things they probably notice is the magnitude of the importance of greek life on campus. Greek chapters surround the university and are represented in various ways. However, the Pi Sigma chapter of Zeta Phi Beta sorority is one sorori...

Concentration is crucial in each game for Chiefs

Story by Christopher

November 10, 2011


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Going into the 2011 NFL season, I was not exactly sure what to expect from the Kansas City Chiefs. The schedule looked favorable at the beginning of the season until the Chiefs lost tight end Tony Moeaki, running back Jamaal Charles and safety Eric Berry for the year with torn ACLs and got off to an ...

Continuous complaining causes stress

Story by Meagan

November 10, 2011


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The beauty of attending a small university where being involved on campus is easy can also be the possible downfall for many of Baker’s students. Most everyone is a member of multiple organizations, and as Thanksgiving break draws near and finals approach, the workload begins to pile up just a...

Abby Reynolds gives in to social media site

Story by Abby

November 10, 2011


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I have an obsession. It is not with Facebook or my latest celebrity crush, but with a social media site that has overtaken my life, Twitter. At first I was totally objective to the idea of being involved with another social media site because I thought it was stupid. I thought it was stupid and I ...

BU deserves accreditation, recognition

Story by The Baker Orange Editorial Board

November 10, 2011


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There has been a lot of celebrating at Baker University this semester. From the $3.5 million donation toward the Mulvane Project and the groundbreaking of that building, to the continued success of Baker athletics, things have certainly come full circle for Baker this year. University President Pat...

Dual athletes represent Baker well

Story by The Baker Orange Editorial Board

November 3, 2011


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There isn’t any doubt that it takes a lot of time, hard work and dedication to play a sport in college, but there are 46 athletes at Baker University who do that and more. The 46 athletes who are dual-athletes at Baker face the challenge of having a short offseason or not having an offseason to giv...