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Knowing the signs: Eating disorder awareness week

Knowing the signs: Eating disorder awareness week

Story by Isabel Ashley, News Editor March 4, 2020

College is one of the most formative experiences in a person’s life, from living independently to figuring out possible career paths. However, increased stress levels and the pressure to be perfect can...

Becky Potter (left) and Kelly Garrison (right) work in the Baker mailroom. Potter has been working in the mailroom for eight years and Garrison is coming up on her 23rd anniversary working at Baker University.

Becky Potter and Kelly Garrison: Mailroom Staff

Story by Maya Hodison, Staff Writer March 3, 2020

Organizing mail and packages and making copies are some of the many tasks Becky Potter and Kelly Garrison do every day. But, there is much more to these women than what students and faculty see through...

Remembering Kobe Bryant

Remembering Kobe Bryant

Story by Maya Hodison, Staff Writer February 7, 2020

With a new year comes new twists and turns. 2020 had only just begun, but absolutely no one could prepare for the tragedy that would shake the nation. About a week and a half has passed since basketball...

Freshman Carson Moore currently serves as the freshman class president at Student Senate.

Student Senate: Student Organization

Story by Kerrigan Hartzell, Staff Writer December 11, 2019

Student Senate is an organization on the Baker University campus where the undergraduate population is able to come together and be the voice for students.   Josh Doak, assistant director of student...

Senior Total Equality Alliance President, Jesse Gardner, joined TEA her freshman year.

Total Equality Alliance: Student Organization

Story by Kerrigan Hartzell, Staff Writer December 6, 2019

Total Equality Alliance, better known on campus as TEA, provides a safe space for LGBTQ+ students where they can hang out together in a judgement free zone.   Nicholaus Pumphrey, Assistant Professor...

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

Dr. Danielle Hemingson: Faculty Member

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...

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

Dr. Jean Johnson: Faculty Member

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...

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...

Americas 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...

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

SAC: Student Organization

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...

Selective Empathy

Sea turtles and straws: A tale of 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...

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

Sports Administration Club: Student Organization

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...

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