The Baker Orange

Leadership minor provides new opportunity

Story by The Baker Orange Editorial Board

October 27, 2011


Filed under Voices

It’s about time Baker University boarded the leadership train. The university offers students multiple chances and opportunities to get involved in leadership organizations on campus, ranging from the Emerging Leaders Summit as a freshman, to being a Salon Student Leader as an upperclassman. There hav...

Taylor Nall dreams about leftover Big 12 schools uniting with old Southwest Conference

Story by Taylor Nall

October 20, 2011


Filed under Voices

Recently, the NCAA landscape has begun to change. Colleges from the Big East Conference are jumping ship to the Atlantic Coastal Conference, the Mountain West Conference is looking to merge with the Big East, and Big 12 schools are stuck right in the middle of the realignment. The University of Missouri a...

BU pride is spread across the university

Story by The Baker Orange Editorial Board

October 20, 2011


Filed under Voices

At the volleyball game against MidAmerica Nazarene University Tuesday, the bleachers in Collins Center were filled and students stood along the court with the words “Baker Wildcats” painted on their chests. Another group of students drove more than five hours to Hastings, Neb. to suppor...

Annual Maple Leaf Festival brings joy to all

Story by Abby

October 20, 2011


Filed under Voices

It is that time of year and it is contagious. The leaves are falling, temperatures are dropping and students are breaking out their boots and scarves. When fall comes, so does the annual Maple Leaf Festival to the little town of Baldwin City. The streets get blocked off and have different signs sayi...

BU pride is spread across the university

Story by The Baker Orange Editorial Board

October 20, 2011


Filed under Voices

At the volleyball game against MidAmerica Nazarene University Tuesday, the bleachers in Collins Center were filled and students stood along the court with the words “Baker Wildcats” painted on their chests. Another group of students drove more than five hours to Hastings, Neb. to suppor...

Annual Maple Leaf Festival brings joy to all

Story by Abby

October 20, 2011


Filed under Voices

It is that time of year and it is contagious. The leaves are falling, temperatures are dropping and students are breaking out their boots and scarves. When fall comes, so does the annual Maple Leaf Festival to the little town of Baldwin City. The streets get blocked off and have different signs sayi...

Taylor Nall dreams about leftover Big 12 schools uniting with old Southwest Conference

Story by Taylor Nall

October 20, 2011


Filed under Voices

Recently, the NCAA landscape has begun to change. Colleges from the Big East Conference are jumping ship to the Atlantic Coastal Conference, the Mountain West Conference is looking to merge with the Big East, and Big 12 schools are stuck right in the middle of the realignment. The University of Missouri a...

Failure is never an option for athletes

Story by Kayla Infanti

October 6, 2011


Filed under Voices

It is an everyday commitment to be a student-athlete. For an entire season and beyond, you and all your teammates are expected to be dedicated to the work that it takes to compete at a college level and be successful. It’s difficult to be a student-athlete, plain and simple. The transition f...

Sara Bell is thankful for Baker community and encouraging thoughts from friends

Story by Sara

October 6, 2011


Filed under Voices

As I walked with my high school classmates on graduation day, with all of our family and friends before us, I thought to myself that I would never have such a strong sense of community as I did at that moment. My small-town community proved me wrong almost a month ago, when it showered my family with...

Mulvane construction set to begin

Story by The Baker Orange Editorial Board

October 6, 2011


Filed under Voices

The next few months are going to be a bit hectic around Baker University, especially for those students and faculty that are constantly in and out of Mulvane Science Hall. Because the building will soon undergo a $10.3 million dollar renovation and 9,000 square foot addition, things are going to sta...

Abby Reynolds takes pride in cheerleading for spirit squad

Story by Abby

October 6, 2011


Filed under Voices

I am proud to say I am a cheerleader, and I am an over-the-top, spirited woman cheering on the sidelines. But what I am more proud of is that the Baker University spirit squad is finally being recognized for its athleticism. In just this past year, I feel as if the spirit squad has come really far. ...

Failure is never an option for athletes

Story by Kayla Infanti

October 6, 2011


Filed under Voices

It is an everyday commitment to be a student-athlete. For an entire season and beyond, you and all your teammates are expected to be dedicated to the work that it takes to compete at a college level and be successful. It’s difficult to be a student-athlete, plain and simple. The transition f...