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Theatre program hosts classic radio show performances through Zoom

Sophomore Shayla Garcia staying in character during her performance.
November 24, 2020

During the COVID-19 pandemic, the fine arts communities have been vastly affected. Figuring out how to socially distance on stage, wearing masks and performing without audiences have caused struggles,...

The Word with Max Dutton: Nov. 20, 2020

November 20, 2020

In this week's episode of The Word, we take a look at the presidential election results, the 8th Street Burger Shop, have a special segment of Brendan on the Block and announce the final Wildcat of the...

Spectator policies impact players on senior day

Senior athletes were unable to be accompanied by family or friends as part of
November 17, 2020

Senior student-athletes could have never expected their last seasons would be framed around navigating a pandemic. Missing out on team bonding experiences and having games canceled and postponed were only...

Pushing through the unexpected

Pushing through the unexpected
November 1, 2020

As students start gearing up for finals week, collective feelings of burnout and exhaustion have hit an all-time high. For many, the fall semester has felt like a sprint with nonstop hurdles to overcome. It...

Spring semester schedule decided

October 29, 2020

With a challenging Fall 2020 semester full of uncertainties and plenty of coursework, Baker University students, staff and faculty are looking forward to resting their minds and bodies. Looking ahead to...

Why college students need a stimulus check

Why college students need a stimulus check
October 21, 2020

The Covid-19 pandemic has brought devastation for nearly all sectors of the American economy with the unemployment rate hovering around 7.9 percent as of September, a drastic decrease from the 14.7 percent...

Football sees postponement of previous two games

The Baker Wildcat football team will look to improve to 3-0 against Missouri Valley College on Oct. 24 at Liston Stadium.
October 18, 2020

The Baker Wildcat football team has seen their last two games get postponed due to safety measures regarding COVID-19. This also comes after the first two games of the season were postponed for the Wildcats. At...

Work Study hours take cuts due to pandemic hardships

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.
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...

Ask Dean Bailey part two: COVID-19 rules, regulations and changes

Ask Dean Bailey part two: COVID-19 rules, regulations and changes
October 7, 2020

As the pandemic and all of the regulations that go with it continue, students have had a lot of important questions to be answered. Following a Student Forum that explained some of the current guidelines...

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

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

COVID-19 causes unease about being back on campus

editorial Covid confusion
September 30, 2020

Structure is important to college students. Having a constant schedule of class, school activities and out of school activities is something that most college students aim for.  A college is a place...

Ask Dean Bailey: COVID-19 rules, regulations and changes

Ask Dean Bailey: COVID-19 rules, regulations and changes
September 18, 2020

As the pandemic and all of the regulations that go with it continue, students have had a lot of important questions to be answered. Following a Student Forum that explained some of the current guidelines...

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