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Students increasingly seek therapy

The number of collegiate students and young people seeking counseling is on the rise. A recent article in the Cincinnati Enquirer, noted that one in every 10 college students is seeking mental health counseling.

Overland Park hate crime affects widespread community

Three people died after a shooting at the Jewish Community Center of Greater Kansas City in Overland Park on April 13. Just 37.2 miles away from Baker University’s campus, the shootings have affected students who have ties to the victims, the area or the Jewish Community Center.

Student body elects class officers

Baker University Student Senate has 15 new representatives after the student body elected class officers Tuesday.

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BU, community limit recycling opportunities


Baker University and the Baldwin City community have been revising their recycling campaigns. Recycling some items will come with a cost to many Baldwin City residents, and BU students will also be limited in their recycling opportunities on campus.

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Community views vary on minimum wage

With many state governments around the country discussing increasing minimum wages, Kansas has been slow to join the conversation.

'Big Event' shows community appreciation

Baker Serves' annual day of service, the Big Event, offers students a chance to give back to the community.

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Annual volleyball tournament helps fraternity members bond

Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity will host its annual philanthropy volleyball tournament, Spiking Out, on April 26.

Student Senate executive board announced

Five new officers have been elected to the Baker University Student Senate executive board. Junior Rachel Haley will serve as the 2014-2015 student senate president and hopes to help student senate have more of a presence and awareness on campus.

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What would a diverse campus look like?

As the president of Mungano, BU’s student-run diversity organization, junior Ty Sloan often has trouble finding others who are willing to hold honest conversations about issues of race, politics and sexual orientation.