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Junior Emalee Bigley is the university baton twirler. Along with performing on the sidelines, Bigley has also coached as the Royal Baton Twirlers since she was a sophomore in high school.

Emalee Bigley: Baton coach and university twirler

Story by Rebekah Nelson, Multimedia Editor December 7, 2022

Emalee Bigley is a junior transfer student studying Elementary Education. But might be more commonly known as the university twirler. According to World Baton Twirling Federation, sport baton twirling...

Student Safety on Bakers Campus

Student Safety on Baker’s Campus

Story by Maya DeMeritt, Radio Host November 15, 2022

In this podcast episode, Maya DeMeritt speaks with Baker students about how safe they feel on campus. The Baker Orange · Student Safety on Baker's Campus

The Word With Max Dutton – Oct. 15, 2022

October 16, 2022

On this week’s episode, we will take a look at some students' favorite spots on campus, show you a day in the life of one of Baker's most interesting students and fill you in on all you need to know...

Freshman Alexsandra Bonilla receives a red velvet cupcake from sophomore Nguyen Nicholson. Students were able to participate in the period party from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Period party tabling held to de-stigmatize periods

Story by Colbie Fairley October 10, 2022

The Student Activities Council at Baker University hosted a "Period Party" on Oct. 3. The tabling event was created in order to spread awareness and to bring normalcy to menstruation. The motive for...

Despite Covid restrictions being lifted, the level of student organization is still low compared to previous years.

The struggle of student organization involvement

Story by Colbie Fairley, Staff Writer & Photographer May 3, 2022

Baker University has offered a wide range of activities and club organizations for students to involve themselves in. The Student Activities Council (SAC), among many other organizations on Baker's campus,...

Kaitlyn Powell started as Baker Universitys new Assistant Director of Student Activities on May 3.

Baker University welcomes Kaitlyn Powell as new Assistant Director of Student Activities

Story by Maya Hodison, Staff Writer May 18, 2021

Baker University welcomed Kaitlyn Powell to the Baker family on May 3. Powell is the newest addition to the student life team, fulfilling the role of Assistant Director of Student Activities. Starting...

Late Night at The Word – Apr. 16, 2021

April 16, 2021

This week, The Word hosted its semesterly Late Night at The Word. In this edition of Late Night, we sit down with Baker’s new Director of Student Life Macy Warburton, cover the recent changes made to...

New Fraternity and Sorority Life Director Macy Warburton began her job at the end of March.

Baker University welcomes Macy Warburton as Director of Student Life

Story by Caitlyn Baker, Staff Writer April 9, 2021

On Mar. 29, Baker University welcomed new Director of Student Life Macy Warburton. After working for nearly four years at Baylor University as the Assistant Director for Student Organizations and Leader...

Randy Flowers standing in front of only a few of many awards he has been given during his time at Baker University.

Randy Flowers departs Baker University

Story by Caitlyn Baker, Staff Writer March 29, 2021

Dr. Randy Flowers has become a well-known name at Baker University. After almost 10 years of serving as the Assistant Dean of Students and Director of Student Life at the university, Flowers decided he...

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...

What are you going to be for Halloween?

Story by Lily Stephens, Video Editor October 31, 2019

Baker students are ready to celebrate Halloween 2019. Whether you dress up for a party, Baldwin City's Hometown Halloween or just because you want to take advantage of the opportunity to wear a superhero...

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