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The Word with Max Dutton – Feb. 25, 2021

In this episode of The Word, we cover Baker's recent cuts to faculty and majors (check out the full story on our website), Randy Flowers winning the Outstanding Programmer Award, how the pandemic has affected...

Randy Flowers wins national award in student programming

Randy Flowers wins national award in student programming

Story by Liam Flake, Staff Writer February 22, 2021

Assistant Dean of Students and Director of Student Life Randy Flowers was chosen by the National Association for Campus Activities (NACA) as the 2021 recipient of the Patsy Morley Outstanding Programmer...

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...

Masked Voices: How Choir is Overcoming COVID-19

Story by Colton Calovich, Videographer October 12, 2020

The harmonies of the Baker choir ensembles are still ringing across campus. We talked to Dr. Ryan Olsen, director of choir ensembles, on what it takes to maintain a choir in the coronavirus era.

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

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...

Baker University Women's soccer team is off to a hot start with two wins to start the season.

Soccer teams open season on the road

Story by Zach Reeder, Staff Writer September 23, 2020

The Baker University Men’s and Women’s soccer teams continued their road trip this last Saturday as they visited Clarke University. Both teams came out victorious as the women’s team captured their...

Freshman Sidney Alaimo (left) performs alongside Senior Rose Ulrich (right) in an emotional scene. Alaimo and Ulrich played child and parent, respectively, in the story

Baker University Theatre performs short plays about pandemic experiences

Story by Jamie Pellikaan, Staff Writer September 22, 2020

For the Baker University Theatre Department, a global pandemic does not deter from producing a play, and it even serves as a source of inspiration. From Sept. 23rd to the 26th, the theatre department...

Fans will not be able to attend games at Liston Stadium through the month of September until conditions can be re-evaluated.

Baker University alters sports spectator policies

Story by Makenzie Musgrove, Sports Editor September 17, 2020

Baker University Athletics has announced new policies regarding spectators for athletic events hosted by Baker University due to COVID-19 safety concerns. As a preventative measure in response to the...

“Love Island”: reality shows and COVID-19

Story by Will Hanson, Arts and Entertainment Editor September 3, 2020

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, entertainment productions have ceased filming due to health and safety risks. While traditional films and television programs have been able to resume filming, reality...

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...

Harlaxton College is located outside of Grantham, England. On March 11, the school held a forum where they announced that students must vacate the manor by March 18.

Harlaxton students sent home due to growing concern over COVID-19

Story by Will Hanson, Arts and Entertainment Editor March 11, 2020

In a March 11 forum held regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, all students currently studying abroad at Harlaxton College learned they will be removed from the manor by March 18 and were highly recommended...

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