Baker students prepare for Election Day

As election day draws closer, Baker’s Student Activities Council is making plans for an election watch party, and some students are becoming more vocal about the importance of voting.

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Campus events promote domestic violence awareness

Alpha Chi Omega has just completed its annual week of events dedicated to raising awareness about domestic violence. As part of the campaign, the sorority also raises money for the Willow House, an organization in Lawrence dedicated to ending domestic violence and sexual abuse and helping those who are affected.

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Academic Misconduct Policy gets a trial makeover

In a move to solidify academic integrity, faculty and administrators have started test driving a points system that aims to improve upon Baker's current Academic Misconduct Policy.

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BU students favor Instagram

A recent informal survey of 100 Baker students shows that Instagram is the most preferred social media platform when compared to Facebook, Twitter and Snapchat. Receiving 34 percent of the vote, Instagram was many students’ favorite platform because of its visual aspect.

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EMR scanner grants access to training room

One finger can now grant students access to athletic care. Finger-scanning technology connected to electronic medical records (EMR) has recently been placed in the athletic training area.

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Speech Center offers help for midterm presentations

The Speech Center is now open for the fall semester. Originally opened in fall 2013 under the direction of Assistant Professor of Communications Kim Schaefer, the Speech Center is a resource for all students on campus doing any kind of oral presentation.

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Revamped Salon courses focus on students' well-being

Salon 101 and 102 classes are now under the direction of the Office of Student Affairs so that the classes can become more focused on improving Baker students’ first-year experience.

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Baker Greeks welcome a new adviser

BU has a new adviser for fraternity and sorority life. Assistant Director of Student Life Josh Doak advises the Interfraternity Council, Panhellenic and Student Senate.

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Oak itch mites bite Baker

Oak itch mites may be the reason that many students on the BU campus have been itching recently. As soon as the first frost hits though, the itching should go away.