The Baker Orange

Yoga studio brings new opportunities to community

Co-owner of Om Grown Lora Rimmer gives session based on breath and body 8:30 a.m. on Thursdays. Rimmer looks to reach Baker student body with athlete session on Saturdays.

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...

Men’s soccer vs. Clarke University

Freshman Kyle Pellen receives a ball out wide and takes one touch to serve it into the box. Pellen assisted two goals from the 12-0 win against Clarke University.

Story by Makenzie Musgrove, Sports Editor

September 22, 2019

Baker University’s no. 10 ranked men’s soccer team remains undefeated in Heart of America Conference play as they down the Clarke University Pride 12-0. The Wildcats dominated all facets of the game as the Wildcat’s backfield did not allow a single shot on goal by the Pride. The Wildcats s...

Baker Football falls to William Penn University

Baker Football falls to William Penn University

Story by Makenzie Musgrove, Sports Editor

September 22, 2019

The Wildcats football team hosted William Penn University Statesmen at Liston Stadium during Baker University’s Family Weekend. The Wildcats started off strong, scoring midway through the first quarter with a 50-yard touchdown pass from Marco Aguinaga to Sam Huckabee. However, that would be the...

Social life becomes nearly extinct

Social life becomes nearly extinct

Story by Elizabeth Hanson, Editor

November 5, 2018

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 provides vendors the opportunity to sell their products and for companies to make connections with locals. The yearly festival has activities for the kids such as petting zoo and vendors for parents.

Story by Justin Toumberlin and Alex Fortuna

October 24, 2018

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

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

The finished bird mural in downtown Baldwin City is on the adjacent wall to the fire station.

Story by Brenna Thompson, News Editor

September 3, 2017

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

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