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New Fraternity and Sorority Life Director Macy Warburton began her job at the end of March.

Baker University welcomes Macy Warburton as Director of Student Life

Story by Caitlyn Baker, Staff Writer April 9, 2021

On Mar. 29, Baker University welcomed new Director of Student Life Macy Warburton. After working for nearly four years at Baylor University as the Assistant Director for Student Organizations and Leader...

More college students are now eligible for SNAP benefits with the latest COVID-19 relief bill.

COVID-19 relief package includes SNAP benefits for more college students

Story by Maya Hodison, Staff Writer April 6, 2021

Students who are involved in work-study are now eligible for Federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits as a part of the federal COVID-19 relief package. National Association of...

The home screen for Zoom includes the date, time and place to join meetings through a specific password. Students have varied opinions on the setup of Zoom.

Hybrid classes impact in-person attendance

Story by Maria Gutierrez, Staff Writer March 24, 2021

As in-person classes resume, several professors continue to provide the option for students to attend class via Zoom even when they are scheduled to meet in-person. The use of Zoom allows students...

Senior Jasmine White reflects on her college experiences

Senior Jasmine White reflects on her college experiences

Story by Will Hanson, Arts and Entertainment Editor March 10, 2021

For many, college is a time to determine interests and to make lifelong memories before pursuing a career and joining the workforce. For Senior Jasmine White, her time at Baker University has provided...

Remembering student Kaitlen Riley

Remembering student Kaitlen Riley

Story by Maya Hodison, Staff Writer March 10, 2021

Baker University freshman Kaitlen Riley passed away on Jan. 30, leaving behind family, friends and multiple communities that cherished her dearly. Just after midnight on that day, Riley, 19, was involved...

Q&A forum aids in transition to Baker Core program

Q&A forum aids in transition to Baker Core program

Story by Maria Gutierrez, Staff Writer March 4, 2021

During the fall semester, Baker University announced that Quest courses will be replaced by the newly developed Baker Core program. Assistant Dean of General Education Tamara Slankard held two Q&A...

University cuts faculty, staff and programs in the wake of financial hardship

University cuts faculty, staff and programs in the wake of financial hardship

Story by Halle Morrell, Emma Howard, Will Hanson, and Rebekah Nelson February 24, 2021

According to Baker University officials, the financial impact of the COVID-19 pandemic created hardships resulting in the decision to cut a total of 18 faculty and staff positions, four majors and two...

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