The Baker Orange

What is Baker’s plan for COVID-19?

What is Baker’s plan for COVID-19?

Story by Elizabeth Hanson, Editor-in-Chief

March 12, 2020

The outbreak of the coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, in the United States has generated many questions about how Baker University will handle the scheduling of classes after spring break. On March 12 President Lynne Murray, the Executive Cabinet and Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences Darcy...

Late Nite: Student opens late night restaurant in Baldwin

Late Nite: Student opens late night restaurant in Baldwin

Story by Megan Stover and Jeremiah Edwards

February 24, 2020

On Feb. 9, Baldwin City welcomed a new, student-run restaurant to the community. Late Nite is a dessert and breakfast themed restaurant that was inspired by the needs of college students but is welcome to all. Junior Dylan Kort said he has always dreamed of opening a restaurant but hasn’t been able...

Nick Goodman: His City Council campaign

Nick Goodman: His City Council campaign

Story by Maya Hodison, Writer

November 20, 2019

When Residence Director Nicholas Goodman applied to run for City Council of Baldwin City in Jan. 2019, no one else had applied, so he decided to rise to the occasion. Right as the deadline was approaching in May 2019, six other people applied. With only three spots open, this made his competition insta...

Women’s soccer v. Benedictine College

Women’s soccer v. Benedictine College

Story by Justin Toumberlin and Makenzie Musgrove

October 14, 2019

The Baker University women’s soccer team knocked off No.11 ranked rival Benedictine College by a score of 1-0 at Liston Stadium. This was a big win for the Wildcats coming into the contest after a loss to MidAmerica Nazarene and a tie with Grandview University. The Baker Wildcats and the Ravens...

New bookstore, bar, coffee shop: The Nook, set to open

New bookstore, bar, coffee shop: The Nook, set to open

Story by Lily Stephens, Video Editor

October 8, 2019

On Sept. 13 The Nook, a new bookstore, bar and coffee shop, held its soft opening. The shop is located in a recently renovated older building on the corner of High St. and Grove St. This new Baldwin City business is owned by Niki Manbeck, Manbeck also owns a publishing company and was looking for a way...

Football Homecoming v. Clarke University

Football Homecoming v. Clarke University

Story by Justin Toumberlin, Photo Editor

October 6, 2019

The no. 24 ranked Baker University Wildcats easily handled the Clarke University Pride as the Wildcats defeated the Pride 60-6 on Homecoming Weekend. The Pride received the ball to start the game, but the Wildcats held the Pride to a three and out. Ethan Barnard gave the Wildcats a 3-0 lead to...

Sixteen Eleven Boutique brings style to Baldwin

Sixteen Eleven Boutique brings style to Baldwin

Story by Maya Hodison, Staff Writer

October 2, 2019

Kristin Walters is an orthodontic assistant by day and an online boutique owner by night. In May of 2019, she launched Sixteen Eleven Boutique. The name “Sixteen Eleven” came from her parents’ home address. Walters prides herself on selling trendy clothes and accessories. She describes the style of ...

Yoga studio brings new opportunities to community

Yoga studio brings new opportunities to community

Story by Megan Stover, Staff Writer

September 27, 2019

The Om Grown Yoga Collective is bringing restoration, art, and new opportunities to the Baldwin City Community. Lora Rimmer, co-owner, said she started the Om Grown Yoga Collective with her friend because they felt it was important to bring more opportunities to Baldwin City. “There are lots of...