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Freshman Allisyn Frank receives her final dose of the Pfizer vaccine in Collins Gym. On Sept. 20, Baker held its third vaccine clinic in hopes of raising the vaccination rate to 85% campus wide.

Baker University hosts a COVID-19 vaccine clinic

Story by Lauren Alley, Photographer September 21, 2021

Baker University is doing their part in slowing the spread of the pandemic by offering free Covid-19 vaccinations.

Baker University hosts more COVID-19 vaccination clinics, with the rise of the delta variant

Story by Gabriel Lopez, Staff Writer August 26, 2021

Baker University has partnered with Lawrence-Douglas County Public Health to offer students and Baldwin City residents the opportunity to receive the COVID-19 vaccine for free. Shortly after the COVID-19...

An increasing number of professors, faculty and staff at Baker University are now able to obtain their COVID-19 vaccination. Many have done so by traveling to the Douglas County Fairgrounds.

Increasing number of faculty members receiving COVID-19 vaccinations

Story by Maya Hodison, Staff Writer April 3, 2021

COVID-19 vaccinations are now available to all Kansans ages sixteen and over after the state of Kansas entered the final phase, Phase 5, of the Vaccine Prioritization plan on Mar. 29. Even before the...

Activists demand inclusion of Asian people in anti-racism efforts

Activists demand inclusion of Asian people in anti-racism efforts

Story by Maya Hodison, Staff Writer March 17, 2021

Racially-motivated hate crimes against Asian Americans have surged after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. During recent months, the call to amplify marginalized voices has received more attention. The...

Senior Ashley Pippin sits at the circulation desk inside Collins Library. As part of the Work Study Program, students at Baker can apply to work as a Library Assistant.

Work Study hours take cuts due to pandemic hardships

Story by Maria Gutierrez, Staff Writer October 13, 2020

The work study program has been providing on-campus jobs for Baker students for the past several years, such as being an admissions ambassador or a student tutor. While it can provide another source of...

Comparing the Influenza and COVID-19 pandemics on Baker Universitys campus

Comparing the Influenza and COVID-19 pandemics on Baker University’s campus

Story by Maria Gutierrez and Zach Reeder October 4, 2020

While attending college during a pandemic isn’t a common occurrence, it is not the first time that Baker University has been caught in the middle of one. Just over one hundred years ago, Baker University...

Junior Skyler Bruck practices good health practices with personal protection equipment during COVID-19 pandemic.

Fourth-year KU med students prepare to graduate early to fight Kansas COVID-19 cases

Story by Isabel Ashley, News Editor April 27, 2020

With the predicted peak of COVID-19 cases in Kansas drawing close in the coming weeks, 52 fourth-year medical students at the University of Kansas have volunteered to graduate early to help the ongoing...

Esports continues to practice amid pandemic

Esports continues to practice amid pandemic

Story by Jeremiah Edwards and Makenzie Musgrove April 23, 2020

The sports world has gone dark and its return has been left in an uncertain limbo with no solid timetable for a return. So, for the foreseeable future there will be no crack of the bat, the bouncing of...

How to prepare for the suffering US job market, according to career services director

How to prepare for the suffering US job market, according to career services director

Story by Isabel Ashley, News Editor April 14, 2020

The recent COVID-19 stay-at-home orders have created a slew of consequences across the globe, including an unprecedented toll on the US economy and job market. In the past three weeks, over sixteen million...

Baker University Baseball players, senior Martin Radosevic (left) and junior Donovan Sutti (right) play catch in their free time despite the impact that COVID-19 has had on their season.

Student-athletes find ways to cope after seasons end

Story by Maya Hodison, Staff Writer April 13, 2020

Much of a Baker student-athlete's time outside of class is dedicated to sport-related activities. Teammates spend time together and form close relationships with not only those within their sport, but...

Movie industry adapts during virus

Movie industry adapts during virus

Story by Maria Gutierrez, Staff Writer April 11, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced countries across the globe to undergo preventative measures to halt further spread of the coronavirus and social distancing has been one of the most drastic. From staying...

Spring semester finishes online due to COVID-19 pandemic

Spring semester finishes online due to COVID-19 pandemic

Story by Elizabeth Hanson and Maya Hodison March 22, 2020

Baker University will no longer be holding in-person classes on campus for the remainder of the spring semester due to the COVID-19 pandemic. An email from President Dr. Lynne Murray was sent out on the...

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