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University cancels inauguration

The final events of inaugural week have been canceled following the death of sophomore Sione Maumau.

Student dies in Irwin Hall

Baker University sophomore Sione Maumau was found dead in Irwin Hall on Oct. 29. Maumau was on the football team, a resident assistant and a member of Speech Choir at Baker.

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Travel interterms worth the expense for some

Instead of education, some students see dollar signs when thinking of travel interterms, but these trips can also be an investment to expand horizons and experience different cultures.

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Last Lecture emphasizes role models, heroes

As part of the inaugural week events for President Lynne Murray, Professor of Biology Darcy Russell delivered a speech for the Student Activities Council's Last Lecture series over the importance of having role models and being a hero.

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Mihalyi selected for Faculty of Distinction award

Assistant Professor of English and Writer-in-Residence Marti Mihalyi, who is no stranger to awards and honors, has been selected as one of 18 recipients of the Faculty of Distinction award from the Kansas Independent College Association.

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Sophomore trains to be volunteer firefighter

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Ashley Kroeker received her EMT license this summer and decided to put it to good use by becoming a volunteer firefighter in Baldwin City. Although she isn’t an official volunteer firefighter yet, she’s learning the ropes.

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Professor joins Kansas Humanities Council

One of Baker’s professors is helping to create stronger communities though the humanities. Associate Professor of History Leonard Ortiz recently joined the Kansas Humanities Council (KHC), a nonprofit organization.

Russell to give Charles Kopke Lecture

Professor of Biology Darcy Russell will be a part of the Charles Kopke Lecture taking place at 9 p.m. on Tuesday in Rice Auditorium. The event is being held in conjunction with the Student Activities Council’s The Last Lecture Series and the inaugural events for Baker's 29th president, Dr. Lynne Murray.

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Close campus confinement causes illness

At the same time that Baker University freshmen are enjoying the new freedom and luxuries of college, many are also battling headaches, nasal congestion, runny noses and frequent attacks of sneezing.

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