Christmas movies entice holiday spirit

Assistant Sports Editor Jim Joyner talks about the evolution of Christmas movies and specials.

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Daily Grind barista brews coffee, happiness

Kim Kindred, a barista at the Daily Grind, not only hands out caffeine to students at Baker, but serves happiness along with it, especially during finals week.

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Tinder matches students locally

While it isn't exactly kissing under the Baker grape arbor, many students are finding relationships online than ever before. Tinder is an app designed for dating but can double as a tool for meeting people unromantically.

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Yik Yak app tramples across campus

Just as people were getting used to using “tweet” as a verb, soon enough they may be saying “yak.” The reason: a new app called Yik Yak.

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Procrastination rolls in with the cold


With Thanksgiving break coming to an end and Christmas break right around the corner, it is prime season for procrastination. College students and even professors have numerous distractions keeping them from finishing the more important work first.

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BU hires new VP of university advancement

Danielle Yearout has been hired as the new vice president of university advancement. Yearout has worked with President Lynne Murray for years prior to accepting this position at Baker.

Flowers, SAC snag awards at regional conference

Baker University’s Student Activities Council and its director recently walked away from the National Association of Campus Activities’ annual three-day conference with awards in tow.

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Beards provide warmth, competition

All over campus, razors, grooming kits and trimmers have been stored away, at least until December. During the month of November or No-Shave November, men are foregoing shaving in favor of a more hairy look.

Unique class provides insight from inmates

Instead of a traditional classroom setting, Associate Professor of Sociology Jacob Bucher will once again be teaching a class at the Topeka Correctional Center.