The Baker Orange

Hispanic/Latinx student organization, Molcajete, aims to increase representation on campus

Sophomores Arleth Ramos-Valles and Yurisa Zepeda are both founders of Molcajete, Baker's Hispanic and Latinx club.

Story by Maya Hodison, Writer

October 16, 2020

Two best friends came to Baker in 2019 with a plan to stick together, to reach their aspirations of becoming nurses and to always remember their roots. To create a sense of a home-away-from-home, Sophomores Yurisa Zepeda and Arleth Ramos-Valles set out to bring their love for their cultures to campus. I...

What it’s like being a black student at a PWI

What it's like being a black student at a PWI

Story by Maya Hodison, Writer

March 10, 2020

Never in my entire life had I been in the presence of so many black people at once until I had the privilege of attending the 43rd annual Big XII Conference on Black Student Government in Norman, Oklahoma. I did not know how much I needed that experience until I arrived and looked around. From Feb....

Late Nite: Student opens late night restaurant in Baldwin

Late Nite is open 9 p.m. to midnight every Sun. through Thurs.

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...

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 ...