The Baker Orange

Duderstadt reflects on tragedy’s impact to sports

Story by Christopher

September 8, 2011


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There are not many days of my childhood that I remember vividly, but Sept. 11, 2001 is definitely a memory I still have. It started out to feel like just another average day in the life of a fifth-grader, but once the word of the terrorist attack spread around the school, nothing else seemed to mat...

America unites after 9/11 tragedy

Story by The Baker Orange Editorial Board

September 8, 2011


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One of the greatest things about being an American is that the citizens of this country always seem to be more united after a time of either grief or jubilation. There are not many, if any, other countries that could recover so quickly from approximately 3,000 of its citizens losing their lives in a m...

Stanbrough appreciates Baker communty’s support of sports teams

Story by Jenna

September 8, 2011


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“Teamwork is the fuel that allows uncommon people to produce uncommon results.” Baker University strives for student success and to develop confident and responsible contributors to society. Of course, this success could not be achieved without the teamwork displayed by the faculty, staf...

Katie Thurbon suggests ending the drama

Story by Katie

September 8, 2011


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In the past ten years, the number of people attending post-secondary institutions in the United States has risen more than 45 percent. But are Americans really getting smarter? Eleanor Roosevelt once said, “Great minds discuss ideas, average minds discuss events, small minds discuss people.”...

Rachel Hawkins frustrated with BU email

Story by Rachel

September 2, 2011


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People often talk about the power of the pen and the changes that come because of the media. At least that’s what I’ve learned in my media classes. My plea today is about Baker email. Now, I’m a student that likes to be in the know; I like to know what is going on. But the email ...

Abby Reynolds misses Baldwin City during the summer months

Story by Abby

September 1, 2011


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Summer was not the same without Baldwin City. This little town with a campus smack down in the middle of it is like home to me. I missed my sorority house, the campus and most of all being in a place that means the world to me. As two years of my college experience has gone by, I’ve realized ...

Cassie Wells is thankful for Baker’s Christian programs

Story by Cassie

September 1, 2011


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From elementary through high school, I spent more time at church than I did anywhere else. As freshman year started last August, I hoped and prayed this would not change just because I was in college. Baker is everything I hoped it would be and more. Now, starting my sophomore year, it is good to ...

Alumni Center to open in Phi Mu

Alumni Center to open in Phi Mu

Story by The Baker Orange Editorial Board

September 1, 2011


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The greek letters have been removed from the side of the house and the quatrefoil door knocker has been taken down. But the legacy of the house at 519 Eighth Street will live on for a few more years even though new owners have moved into the house. Members of the Baker University Alumni and Advanceme...

Alumni Center to open in Phi Mu

Alumni Center to open in Phi Mu

Story by The Baker Orange Editorial Board

September 1, 2011


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The greek letters have been removed from the side of the house and the quatrefoil door knocker has been taken down. But the legacy of the house at 519 Eighth Street will live on for a few more years even though new owners have moved into the house. Members of the Baker University Alumni and Advanceme...

Involvement encouraged, students need to face their fears

Story by Katie

August 25, 2011


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On a stoplight is the red light on the top or the bottom? Which way is Abraham Lincoln facing on the penny? How many opportunities have you missed out on because you were afraid? While the first two questions might be interesting, the third is by far the most important. Whether this is your first...

Orange Editor reflects on her time at Baker

Story by Rachel

August 25, 2011


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I began my senior year of college at Baker University the same way I started my freshman year, living in Irwin Hall. And yes, the showers are still tiny and the rooms still have that musty, old building smell. Because of my role on the Panhellenic Executive Board, I have lived in Irwin for the past w...

Baker urged to honor by example

Story by The Baker Orange Editorial Board

August 25, 2011


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“You’ll never be great without taking a chance.” This was the last post Tyler Jeck made on his Facebook wall, just nine days before he went missing July 16. Jeck’s body was found July 19 in Beaver Lake after a boating accident in Arkansas, according to Benton County author...