Despite every Douglas County representative voting against it, the Kansas House of Representatives on Feb. 12 passed House Bill 2453. The text of the bill says it is an act "concerning religious freedoms with respect to marriage."
After 30 years at Baker, Peggy Harris, vice president and dean of the School of Education, announced she will retire following the spring semester.
The Exercise Science Student Alliance is a new club for exercise science majors looking for ways to be involved in events and activities related to their major.
Baker University’s campus became a winter wonderland of snow and ice after a snowstorm hit Baldwin City on Feb. 4-5.
During University President Pat Long’s Founders Day address on Feb. 11, the 28th president reflected on the elements that led to Baker’s sustainability since 1858.
For the past 17 years, Director of Bands Ray James has been teaching and inspiring Baker students with his passion for music and life. He will be retiring at the end of the school year.
A pre-law minor was approved during the December faculty senate meeting and will go into effect beginning in the 2014-15 school year.
Student Activities Council will have a chocolate fountain and a photo booth set up from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. in the Harter Union lobby. The chocolate fountain will have an array of dipping foods
Seven of Baker's fraternities and sororities elected new chapter presidents and executive boards in December. While each year also brings new goals to each chapter, the ultimate missions of brotherhood and sisterhood stay the same.
On Dec. 8, Marc Carter, associate professor of psychology, was diagnosed with a brain tumor, known as astrocytoma. He will be on disability leave during the spring semester while he continues treatment, but he plans on returning in the fall “good as new.”