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Sophomore Kathryn Harman joined the protest on the Hartley Plaza to show her frustration with recent cuts in offered majors.

“Save Our Fine Arts” protest held by Baker University Students

Story by Caitlyn Baker, Staff Writer March 31, 2021

Editor's Note: It is our duty to disclose that Liam Flake, a Baker Orange staff member, was involved in organizing the student protest held on March 26. He did so in his capacity as a private citizen and...

The Word with Max Dutton – Mar. 18, 2021

In today's episode of The Word, we go over a weekly news rundown from our writers and staff at The Baker Orange, cover student reactions to stimulus checks coming in, cover Baker theatre's latest play...

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Theatre production of “Women Playing Hamlet”

Story by Caitlyn Baker, Staff Writer March 11, 2021

The Baker University Theatre Department is bringing a modern comedic twist to an old tragedy with the production of “Women Playing Hamlet." This play composed of four actresses playing a total of 18...

Sophomore Shayla Garcia staying in character during her performance.

Theatre program hosts classic radio show performances through Zoom

Story by Maya Hodison, Writer 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,...

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...

Theatre department to perform 'The Outsider' through Facebook live

Theatre department to perform ‘The Outsider’ through Facebook live

Story by Jamie Pellikaan, Staff Writer April 16, 2020

Baker University Theatre Department is still finding a way to bring the stage to life, despite the shift to online classes. Instead of a traditional performance, their production of “The Outsider”...

Sophomores Drew Cheek and Kenzie Kuhlmann star as Judge Brack and Hedda Gabler. The play will be performed 7:30 p.m. Nov. 7-9 and 2 p.m. on Nov. 11.

Theatre department presents a modern take of “Hedda Gabler”

Story by Will Hanson, Arts and Entertainment Editor November 5, 2019

“Hedda Gabler” is a drama written by playwright Henrik Ibsen and premiered in 1891 in Munich, Germany. The role of Hedda is recognized as one of the greatest dramatic roles in theatre. The play...

Left to right: Sophomore Erynne Jamison, freshman Dani Holland and junior Alyssa Glover perform Trojan Women last semester.

Theatre department prepares for semester

Story by Jamie Pellikaan, A&E Editor September 24, 2018

Change and excitement. These two words describe the upcoming semester for Baker’s theatre department. From preparing for a major festival to rehearsing new productions, and the addition of a new professor,...

“Rumors” opened Thursday in the recently renovated Rice Auditorium. Senior Haley Roberts, junior Jason Shipps, and sophomore Erynne Jamison are pictured above.

Theatre Department nominated for festival

Story by Julia Sanders, Writer November 29, 2017

The Baker University Theatre Department recently put on "Rumors," a comedic show that followed six people attending a dinner party where something had gone horribly wrong before the dinner party began....

“Rumors” opened Thursday in the recently renovated Rice Auditorium. Senior Haley Roberts, junior Jason Shipps, and sophomore Erynne Jamison are pictured above.

Theatre performs Neil Simon’s ‘Rumors’

Story by Jamie Pellikaan, Writer November 10, 2017

The Baker University Theatre Department will be preforming its second production of the year, “Rumors” by Neil Simon this week. Performances will be held Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. with a matinee...

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