The Baker Orange

The final countdown

The final countdown

Story by Editorial Staff February 15, 2019

This semester marks the last semester that The Baker Orange will be a print publication. Though we as an editorial staff are saddened by the end of the print era, we are honored that we have the opportunity...

Understanding finances is important

Understanding finances is important

Story by Sarah Day, News Editor December 10, 2018

The college years are full of plenty of expenses and lots of opportunities to have fun. Many students split their time between school, extracurriculars and work. Adulthood may still seem far away for...

Nation grapples with dangers of climate change

Nation grapples with dangers of climate change

Story by Jamie Pellikaan, A&E Editor December 10, 2018

By the end of the century, the United States could face thousands of deaths, billions of lost dollars and an increased number of deadly weather patterns. This is not a post-apocalyptic fantasy on TV,...

Is the White House acting unethically?

Story by Staff December 10, 2018

While President Trump is not known for his eloquence or poise during press conferences, November saw the banning of CNN’s Jim Acosta from the White House over alleged aggressive behavior towards an intern....

Hate crimes on rise; vigilance needed

Hate crimes on rise; vigilance needed

Story by Jamie Pellikaan, A&E Editor November 6, 2018

Eleven people were killed in a synagogue while congregants gathered for a service. Two people were killed while shopping at a Kroger’s in Kentucky. These were not random acts of violence; the people...

Hunger remains an American issue

Hunger remains an American issue

Story by Sarah Day, News Editor November 6, 2018

Hunger in America is much more common than people often think. In fact, one in every six citizens are hungry— that number equates to 49 million people in total. Most are food insecure, concerned about...

Amanda Schultz goes all over showing off her home made pop-tarts that her and her mother make. On Friday morning, she was at the Post Office here in Baldwin City.

‘Queen of Tarts’ pops up in Baldwin City

Story by Lily Stephens, Multimedia Editor November 6, 2018

After a morning run on the brick streets of Baldwin City, Managing Editor Jenna Black spotted a red-and-white striped umbrella on the corner of 7th and High Street. She soon discovered that underneath...

Social life becomes nearly extinct

Social life becomes nearly extinct

Story by Elizabeth Hanson, Editor November 5, 2018

I’m just going to say it because it’s been on just about everyone’s mind since this semester began last Aug. You may or may not have noticed, but the social life at Baker has pretty much gone as...

Why does voting matter?

Why does voting matter?

Story by Baker Orange Staff November 5, 2018

Prime Minister Winston Churchill said while standing on the floor of Parliament in 1947 “it has been said that democracy is the worst form of government except all those other forms that have been tried...

Space Force: An intergalactic breakdown

Space Force: An intergalactic breakdown

Story by Jamie Pellikaan, A&E Editor October 17, 2018

Among the many topics discussed on his recent appearance on the “Late Show with Stephen Colbert,” Neil deGrasse Tyson articulated his support for the creation of a Space Force. Tyson discussed how...

Finding passion with an encrouching graduation

Finding passion with an encrouching graduation

Story by Jenna Black, Managing Editor October 15, 2018

Passion is something that we’re all “supposed” to have. But what if you don’t know what yours is? Sure, I have things that I enjoy doing. But I can never identify my passion. Maybe I’m scared...

Vague active shooter plan: So what do we do?

Vague active shooter plan: So what do we do?

Story by The Baker Orange Editorial Board October 7, 2018

Baker University’s Emergency Operations Plan (EOP) is rarely discussed. Although some aspects are common knowledge, other areas are not as clear to people on campus. One of the areas still foggy to...

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