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Exercise science program is first in Kansas to be accredited

Baker’s exercise science program recently completed the process for accreditation from the Committee of Accreditation for the Exercise Sciences, making Baker the first college in the state of Kansas and the 45th in the nation to achieve this standard.

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Parking lot security becomes a campus concern

Stolen cars, slashed tires and break-ins have been topics of discussion on campus this semester. Director of Campus Security Roger Hamilton has noticed break-ins and vandalism have increased noticeably this semester.

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Student Health Center offers flu shots

Flu shots are now being offered in the Student Health Center. For students, the price to get a shot is $20, and for faculty and staff it is $25.

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BOOK program rewards summer internships

Senior Sarah Lambert is this year’s grand prize winner in the Baker Organizational Observation for Knowledge Program, better known as the BOOK Program, which prompts students to get the most out of their internships.

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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Presidential poodles popular on campus

President Lynne Murray and her husband Jeff hold great trust in the students on campus. The trust runs so deep as to allow some students the opportunity to take care of the Murrays’ two purebred standard poodles.

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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.