The Baker Orange

The disappearance of Phi Mu explained

The Phi Mu chapter closed down at Baker in 2011, but the chapter house remains and has been re-purposed as the Alumni Center. Their letters, as seen in the photo, are still engraved in the sidewalk in front of the building.

Story by Abie Roorda, Writer

September 6, 2017

About halfway down eighth street is the Baker University Alumni Center. This building housed the Baker campus’ Phi Mu Zeta Alpha Chapter until 2011. “Phi Mu was super nice. We had all kinds of members,” Cheryl McCrary, director of admissions said. “We had athletes, we had musicians. I was the firs...

Alpha Chi Omega awarded National Council Trophy

Active Omicron Chapter President Amy Wysong accepts the National Council Trophy from Alpha Chi Omega National President Angela Costley Harris on Aug. 13. The sorority women were pleasantly surprised when both the former national president of Alpha Chi Omega, Diane Blackwelder, and the current president, Costley Harris showed up to present this award to their chapter.

Story by Spencer Brown, Assistant News Editor

August 31, 2017

The Omicron chapter of Alpha Chi Omega at Baker University recently received the highest honor from its national organization: the National Council Trophy. It is one of only three chapters to be recognized with the award for its 2016 efforts and accomplishments. “It’s a priceless feeling to be...