The Baker Orange

Social life becomes nearly extinct

Social life becomes nearly extinct

Story by Elizabeth Hanson, Editor

November 5, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Voices

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 extinct as the dinosaurs. Fraternity parties are a thing of the past and used to be a social option ...

Maple Leaf Festival brings huge crowds to city

Maple Leaf Festival brings huge crowds to city

Story by Justin Toumberlin and Alex Fortuna

October 24, 2018


Filed under Galleries, News, Uncategorized

The 61st annual Maple Leaf Festival brings thousands of visitors looking to enjoy the many vendors that come and show off their goods. The Festival is always held on the third full weekend in October in hopes to capture the perfect blend of fall colors that cover a majority of Baldwin City. The weekend...

Students find escape in Jayhawk country

Students find escape in Jayhawk country

Story by Brenna Thompson, News Editor

February 19, 2018


Filed under Voices

Baldwin City and Lawrence are two Midwestern towns that students now consider home. Although 15 miles, 20,000 students and state versus private university life separates us from one another, we are not really that different. We tailgate before home football games on Saturdays, procrastinate studying for e...

Mural brings beauty to Baldwin City

Mural brings beauty to Baldwin City

Story by Brenna Thompson, News Editor

September 3, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Celebrations were in order this summer with the completion of the Baldwin City mural. The residents of Baldwin City expressed excitement over the bright painting. City Community Development Director Ed Courton said the Baldwin City Chamber of Commerce brought forth the idea of a community mural in ...

Hanson highlights new sights around campus

Hanson highlights new sights around campus

Story by Elizabeth Hanson, Assistant Photo Editor

August 17, 2017


Filed under Galleries

Staff photographer Elizabeth Hanson documents some of the new changes happening around campus for the 2017-18 school year.