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Students brave cold to raise awareness

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A few members of the Baker community spent a night outside, sleeping on cardboard in 30-degree weather, to bring awareness to homelessness last week as a part of the Wildcat Sleep Out.

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Students traveling abroad discuss Ebola

As Ebola is spreading globally, some Baker students are preparing for international travel during the January interterm sessions. With increased security measures at international airports, students may be directly affected by the sudden Ebola outbreak.

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Campus mourns sophomore's death

The final events of inaugural week were canceled following the death of sophomore Sione Maumau. In their place was a prayer service led by Baker University Minister Kevin Hopkins Thursday at the Baldwin City First United Methodist Church.

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 often worth the expense

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.