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Baker University is giving their students the opportunity to get a free Covid-19 vaccination shot on April 29.

Baker University to host COVID-19 vaccination clinic

Story by Caitlyn Baker, Staff Writer April 28, 2021

Baker University has partnered with Douglas County to offer students and Baldwin City community members a chance to get the COVID-19 Pfizer vaccine for free. This Thursday, Apr. 29, a vaccination clinic...

The three COVID-19 vaccination options, Moderna, Pfizer-BioNtech and Johnson and Johnson, offer varying options for the public to fight the virus.

What to know about the current COVID-19 vaccines

Story by Jamie Pellikaan, Staff Writer April 27, 2021

As of Apr. 19, every person over the age of 16 is eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccination in the United States. However, only 69 percent of all Americans are planning on receiving a vaccine. With...

OpEd: Luca Janssen on being an international student during the pandemic

OpEd: Luca Janssen on being an international student during the pandemic

Story by Luca Janssen, Contributing Writer April 25, 2021

Baker University is home to a number of international students. Most of them travel to the United States to attend college and play a sport. I am an international student from the Netherlands and am attending...

The Baker University community donated food and money to the Baldwin City Food Bank for Greek Week.

Greek Week 2021 raises funds for Baldwin Community Food Pantry

Story by Maya Hodison, Staff Writer April 23, 2021

Supporting one another has been a consistent theme throughout the 2020-2021 school year. This is largely due to the financial challenges presented by COVID-19. When the Baker University Fraternity and...

Harlaxton College study abroad programs will return beginning summer 2021. This will be the first time students have lived in the manor since an abrupt departure in spring of 2020.

Harlaxton travel to resume starting summer 2021

Story by Maria Gutierrez, Staff Writer April 22, 2021

Harlaxton College will once again open its doors to Baker University students. Starting in the summer of 2021, students and faculty will be accepted into the program in a slow return to study abroad opportunities. Baker...

Students watch from the student section in anticipation of a Wildcat win.

Sporting events to allow up to 200 fans

Story by Halle Morrell, Editor-in-Chief April 21, 2021

On Apr. 20, Baker University Athletics announced a change in sporting event spectator policies. Due to protocol updates issued by Douglas County, the university will allow up to 200 guests to be in attendance...

Both physical and mental tolls continue to appear as students push through pandemic life.

Editorial: Students continue to endure repercussions of pandemic

Story by Editorial Board April 13, 2021

Just over one year ago, what was expected to be a two week bump in the road upended the world. The COVID-19 pandemic has presented a number of challenges that will linger across the globe for years to...

More college students are now eligible for SNAP benefits with the latest COVID-19 relief bill.

COVID-19 relief package includes SNAP benefits for more college students

Story by Maya Hodison, Staff Writer April 6, 2021

Students who are involved in work-study are now eligible for Federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits as a part of the federal COVID-19 relief package. National Association of...

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...

The home screen for Zoom includes the date, time and place to join meetings through a specific password. Students have varied opinions on the setup of Zoom.

Hybrid classes impact in-person attendance

Story by Maria Gutierrez, Staff Writer March 24, 2021

As in-person classes resume, several professors continue to provide the option for students to attend class via Zoom even when they are scheduled to meet in-person. The use of Zoom allows students...

Baker University will hold two commencement ceremonies at Liston Stadium on May 22.

University to hold two commencement ceremonies

Story by Maya Hodison, Staff Writer March 23, 2021

Update: Due to changes in social distancing guidelines, Academic Affairs announced on Mar. 29 that May 2021 graduates are now allowed to have up to five guests in attendance.  An email sent from Vice...

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...

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