The Baker Orange

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

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

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 fight. These students will be just a fraction of other medical students around the country who ar...

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...

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...