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Baker University's annual scholars symposium, Dialogos, to take place virtually

Baker University’s annual scholars symposium, Dialogos, to take place virtually

Story by Caitlyn Baker, Staff Writer April 26, 2021

Baker University’s annual undergraduate research presentation day, Dialogos, is right around the corner. Taking place this Wednesday, Apr. 28, the set up for presentations is different compared to previous...

Both physical and mental tolls continue to appear as students push through pandemic life.

Editorial: Students continue to endure repercussions of pandemic

Story by Editorial Board April 13, 2021

Just over one year ago, what was expected to be a two week bump in the road upended the world. The COVID-19 pandemic has presented a number of challenges that will linger across the globe for years to...

The home screen for Zoom includes the date, time and place to join meetings through a specific password. Students have varied opinions on the setup of Zoom.

Hybrid classes impact in-person attendance

Story by Maria Gutierrez, Staff Writer March 24, 2021

As in-person classes resume, several professors continue to provide the option for students to attend class via Zoom even when they are scheduled to meet in-person. The use of Zoom allows students...

Q&A forum aids in transition to Baker Core program

Q&A forum aids in transition to Baker Core program

Story by Maria Gutierrez, Staff Writer March 4, 2021

During the fall semester, Baker University announced that Quest courses will be replaced by the newly developed Baker Core program. Assistant Dean of General Education Tamara Slankard held two Q&A...

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,...

Hartley Plaza offers both stairs and a ramp option to ensure students' ability to utilize the facilities.

Injuries and disabilities affect student access to campus buildings

Story by Jamie Pellikaan, Staff Writer November 15, 2020

During the school year, it is not an uncommon sight to see students travel across campus with an injury that affects their mobility. Some may be on crutches or have scooters. Others may just have a cast...

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: COVID-19 rules, regulations and changes

Ask Dean Bailey: COVID-19 rules, regulations and changes

Story by Emma Howard, Social Media Editor September 18, 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...

Senior Hadley Kaff is president of the Baker University chapter of the Young Dems Club. The chapter was founded during the Fall 2020 semester.

Young Dems Club reaches Baker University’s campus

Story by Maria Gutierrez, Staff Writer September 15, 2020

Election day is less than two months away, but the political environment of the United States will continue to persist long after ballots are closed. For a group of students on Baker University's campus,...

Baker University hosts Student Forum to address COVID-19 concerns

Baker University hosts Student Forum to address COVID-19 concerns

Story by Maya Hodison, Writer September 9, 2020

With the start of the 2020 fall semester comes new rules and regulations to help stop the spread of COVID-19 on Baker University's campus. There has been widespread confusion among students about what...

Prospective students receive virtual campus visits

Prospective students receive virtual campus visits

Story by Kinsley Alley, Staff Writer May 4, 2020

The admissions department at Baker University is hard at work year-round, interacting with prospective students from all over the world. A large part of this is giving campus tours to these students to...

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”...

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