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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...

Sexual misconduct: students get conflicting messages

Sexual misconduct: students get conflicting messages

Story by Baker Orange Staff September 27, 2018

*This article contains references to sexual misconduct and may be triggering to some readers* To kick off the school year, comedian Arvin Mitchell was hired to perform for students at the Wildcat Welcome. Mitchell...

Starbucks is one of many companies that are implementing diversity training into their company standards.

Racial bias training introduced to companies

Story by Sarah Day, News Editor September 24, 2018

Starbucks held its racial bias training on May 29 in hopes of broadening its employees’ understanding and respect of people unlike themselves. The company plans to continue yearly training. Following...

Multimedia Editor Lily Stephens interviews the Assistant Director of Student Life Josh Doak during a podcast that focuses on Greek life at Baker.

Conversation reveals Greek life truths

Story by Lily Stephens, Multimedia Editor September 24, 2018

This semester I decided to start a podcast project last that dives into the world of Greek life. While I am involved in a sorority, the reality is everyone has questions. I made sure to mention in a...

Vaccinations are crucial to society

Vaccinations are crucial to society

Story by Sarah Day, News Editor September 24, 2018

Forgoing vaccinations has become a trend in the last several years for various reasons — potential hazards to other areas of health, religion and political stances. However, this mentality is causing...

La Croix offers benefits to consumers

La Croix offers benefits to consumers

Story by Elizabeth Hanson, Editor September 18, 2018

La Croix tastes like scented candles. La Croix tastes like an actual drink is still buffering. Basically, La Croix is the kale of the beverage universe. If you only like a whisper of flavor, then La Croix...

Red tide continues to worsen

Red tide continues to worsen

Story by Sarah Day, News Editor September 3, 2018

Imagine walking down a beach — serene and beautiful, that is until you notice the hundreds of dead fish along the shore. The toxic red tide is intensifying, particularly along the coast of Florida. This...

Dating with a mental illness

Dating with a mental illness

Story by Brenna Thompson, News Editor May 16, 2018

When I came back from my eating disorder inpatient facility and began school again, I had to explain to each of my professors my summer whereabouts, specifically about the acclimation I still had to do,...

According to Merriam-Webster materialism is defined as,

Society leans toward materialism

Story by Sarah Day, Writer May 2, 2018

Materialism — a value system that is preoccupied with possessions and the social image they project. It is nearly impossible not to be focused on items in today’s world, but it has gotten to the point...

Seniors Abby Kaff and Bailey Gibson enjoy some drinks at Baldwin City's local bar. The Salt Mine is located off of highway 56.

Bartenders trained to assist in bad situations

Story by Spencer Brown, Assistant News Editor April 24, 2018

“I’ll take an angel shot.” Just over a year ago, if you were to ask bartenders for this shot, you would be requesting something other than a drink. You would be asking for the bar staff to walk...

Student discounts are worth checking out

Student discounts are worth checking out

Story by Halle Morrell, Writer April 23, 2018

Life is expensive. This is even more true for college students. I don’t know how many times my bank account has stopped me from doing something that I wanted to do. The price tag attached to every decision...

Daylight savings should be all year-round

Daylight savings should be all year-round

Story by Nathan Hills, Writer April 16, 2018

On March 11 clocks in the United States were set forward an hour, marking the beginning of daylight savings time. Although Americans are familiar with the twice-a-year tradition, the history and reasoning...

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