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Here’s what’s up with Baker’s WiFi

Here's what's up with Baker's WiFi

Story by Isabel Ashley, News Editor

February 28, 2020

For this weekly news feature, news editor Isabel Ashley met with Stevie Walborn, director of information technology at Baker to learn more about the recent WiFi outages, as well as met with students to hear their opinions on the issue. ...

Theatre performs “Jack and Jill”: A modern take on romance

Senior Erynne Jamison stars as Jill. Rather than performing the production in Rice Auditorium, it will run in Darby Hope Theatre.

Story by Will Hanson, Arts and Entertainment Editor

February 26, 2020

“Jack and Jill” is a play written by Jane Martin and it first premiered in 1996. The production is known for its unique and contemporary take on romance and relationships, while also having a principal cast of only two. The play follows the tumultuous journey of two people in a relationship over...

Faculty senate prompts discussion about new classroom visitor policy

Faculty senate prompts discussion about new classroom visitor policy

Story by Lauren Alley, Staff Writer

February 26, 2020

On Wednesday, Feb. 19, an email was sent out to Baker University that informed campus about a new classroom visitor policy. Policies can be proposed by anybody on campus through a set system set in place by faculty senate. The policy is first written and then passed by the faculty senate. Finally...

Campus feels loss of admissions counselor

Students and faculty came together in the Long Student Center on Feb. 25 to sign a banner to honor Admissions Counselor Deeva Sharma.

Story by Elizabeth Hanson, Editor-in-Chief

February 26, 2020

On the night of Feb. 24, Baker University suffered the loss of one of its own. Admissions Counselor and Baker Alumna Deeva Sharma was beloved by many, not only in the Admissions Department, but across campus. Sharma was driving home when she was involved in a two-vehicle crash on Highway 56. Her dedication...

ParMentors encourages student body to partake in “Random Acts of Kindness Day”

ParMentors encourages student body to partake in

Story by Lauren Alley, Staff Writer

February 23, 2020

On Monday, Feb. 17, Baker University’s parMentors introduced “Random Acts of Kindness Day,” a day where students on campus can uplift one another and spread kindness.  ParMentors is an organization on Baker’s campus that includes an elite group of students who go through an interview proces...

Women’s Track and Field athletes qualify for Nationals

(Left) Junior Emily chambers, freshman Talisa Stone and sophomore Brittney Wesley have qualified in their respective events for the NAIA Indoor/Outdoor National Championship. Among the accomplishments, Stone breaks a school record in high jump as a freshman.

Story by Makenzie Musgrove, Sports Editor

February 19, 2020

Even though it is still early in the season for the Wildcats Track and Field teams, there have been a multitude of athletes that have already qualified to compete at the 2020 NAIA Indoor National Championships in Brookings, S. D. on March 5-7. Freshman, Talisa Stone, qualified in the Wildcats first...

Women’s Basketball tops Mount Mercy

Freshman Leah Vanweelden dribbles down count as the Wildcats take on Clarke.

Story by Makenzie Musgrove, Sports Editor

February 15, 2020

The Wildcats defeated the Mount Mercy Mustangs in the Collins Center on Sat. Feb. 15. to stay in the running for a spot in the Heart of America Conference tournament. The Wildcats continue to battle through an injury-riddled season that has taken many key players out of their rotation. However, the...

Men’s Wrestling sweeps rival Benedictine

Senior and reigning NAIA Nation Champion Lucas Lovvorn controlling his opponent in the 174 pound class. Lovvorn added to Baker's clean sheet by tech-fall.

Story by Jeremiah Edwards, Staff Writer

February 2, 2020

After a tough loss last week at the hands of Missouri Valley in Canton, Mo. the No. 6 ranked Baker Wildcats dominated the Benedictine Ravens to get back on the winning track inside Collins Center on Fri. Jan. 31. It was pure domination from the very start as Emmanuel Brown started the night off i...

Baker basketball teams fall to Evangel

Freshman Turner Mattingly prepares to bring the ball to the hoop. The men's and women's games where sponsored by Student Activities Counsel as a part of spring Wildcat Welcome Week.

Story by Maya Hodison, Staff Writer

February 1, 2020

In their sixteenth conference game of the season, the Baker University Wildcat basketball teams competed at home against the Evangel University Crusaders on Thurs. Jan. 30. Both games were battles, but the Crusaders ultimately rose above to secure wins in both the women’s and men's games. The...