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The end of winter commencement ceremonies

The end of winter commencement ceremonies

Story by Grace Duddy, Photographer and Staff Writer October 21, 2021

In June 2021, Baker University Academic Affairs announced that winter commencement ceremonies would be discontinued indefinitely. The news was released in an email sent to all students stating that there...

Freshman Phillip Vesta gets set at the line of scrimmage preparing to make the next defensive play.

Wildcat Football excels with a win over MidAmerica Nazarene

Story by Cierra Bryant, Photographer October 19, 2021

This past weekend, the Baker Wildcats football team took on the MidAmerica Nazarene Pirates. The game started off slow but quickly picked up after an interceptions and the Baker defense picking up...

Baker Universitys baseball field, Sauder Field, is currently under renovation. There are plans to continue the renovations to the football, softball, and soccer fields  to create the Champions Sports Facility.

Baker Athletics to add new fields and facilities

Story by Gabriel Lopez, Staff Writer October 18, 2021

Baker University is currently making several renovations and additions to benefit Baker athletes, coaches, students, families and alumni. Associate Vice President of Capital Planning, Facilities and...

Baker University has been given a grant to digitize old copies of the Baker Orange newspapers, starting at papers dating back to 1925.

Archives acquire grant to digitize The Baker Orange

Story by Hunter Finerty, Staff Writer October 6, 2021

The Baker Orange student newspaper has documented the history and culture of Baker University for over a century. While the online publication is accessible to anyone, almost a hundred years worth of printed...

The Baker Wildcats enter the field for the start of the game against the Graceland Yellow Jackets on Oct 2.

Wildcat Football wins over Yellow Jackets

Story by Cierra Bryant, Photographer October 4, 2021

Homecoming weekend started off with a bang as the Baker Wildcats football team wins over the Graceland Yellow Jackets with a final score of 58-7. With two lightning delays before half, the Wildcats...

Freshman Connor Keith helps sack the quarterback on the fourth down to get the ball back.

Baker Football beats Peru State 33-3

Story by Cierra Bryant, Writer September 20, 2021

Baldwin City had an exciting weekend at Liston filled with lots of family and Baker fans. Family day was in full swing on Saturday, Sept. 18, with student life tailgating and concession stand snacks...

Dr. Jackie Dillon began teaching in the science department at Baker University in the fall of 2021.

Jackie Dillon: alumna to professor

Story by Marissa Schimke, Staff Writer September 14, 2021

Dr. Jackie Dillon, an alumna of Baker University, is one of the newest editions to the science department. Dillon is excited to be a part of the Baker community again, but this time as a professor. Before...

The Give Something Back Program provides financial aid to students who have faced various obstacles in their pursuit of higher education.

Give Back Program impacts Baker students

Story by Grace Duddy, Photographer and Staff Writer September 12, 2021

After partnering with Give Back in 2017, Baker University was given $1 million to change students’ lives. The grant was intended to alleviate the financial burden of college for 50 future Baker students,...

Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences Darcy Russell admires Shabana Kausers work titled Identity. Kausers art exhibition Dupatta: Journeys of Life and Cultural Identity was featured on Bakers campus beginning in early September.

Holt-Russell Gallery hosts “Dupatta” exhibition

Story by Maggie Young, Photographer and Staff Writer September 10, 2021

“Dupatta: Journeys of Life and Cultural Identity” is a new art exhibition located inside the Holt-Russell Gallery on Baker University’s campus. It features original art pieces by artist Shabana...

Baker implements new academic advising process

Baker implements new academic advising process

Story by Gabriel Lopez, Staff Writer September 8, 2021

The Fall 2021 semester marks the implementation of a new academic advising process at Baker University. Interested faculty members can be trained to serve as academic advisors for students. Most freshmen...

Passing to a teammate, Freshman Emma Schieber advances the ball in the first game of the season.

Baker Women’s Soccer defeats Bethany College 4-0

Story by Grace Duddy, Staff Writer and Photographer August 28, 2021

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