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Family moving in search of medical marijuana

At nine weeks old, Otis Reed was diagnosed with intractable epilepsy, a disease resistant to any form of treatment. In May, the 2-year old and his parents will be moving to Colorado to seek medical marijuana treatment for Otis' regular seizures.

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Bitcoin sparks local interest

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It has been associated with fraud, risk and anarchy, yet many questions still exist about what will come next for the new trend in currency, Bitcoin.

KNBU-FM, KNBU-TV receive awards

Baker University’s student television and radio stations, KNBU-TV and KNBU-FM, have been honored with six awards from the Kansas Association of Broadcasters.

Newly-hired faculty find right fit

During the fall 2014 semester, Baker will welcome five new professors to the Baldwin City campus. The university has already hired a professor of biology to replace retiring professor Cal Cink and added a new professor to join the Mass Media & Visual Arts Department.

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Marijuana debate ignites local viewpoints

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Now that Colorado residents are free to walk into marijuana dispensaries every day, the debate about legalization has spread to other parts of the country, including Baldwin City.

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Senior wins national creative writing award

Senior Kate Colby received third place in the creative non-fiction category at the Sigma Tau Delta International convention for her work titled “It Began with a Car.”

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BU revamps annual St. Jude fundraiser

Baker University’s annual letter-writing campaign for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital will have a new look and a new name. Now to be known as Party on the Lawn ‘Til Dawn, the fundraising event will take place at 8:30 p.m. on April 11.

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Textbook requirements cause frustration

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Textbooks seem to be a necessary curse for most college students: necessary to pass the class, but a curse to the wallet when the time comes to buy them.

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DeSpain prepares for ‘last lecture’

Baker University is awaiting another retiring staff member’s last lecture. Minister to the University Ira DeSpain will deliver his lecture, “The Golden Mean,” on March 26.

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Senior selected for international conference

Senior track and field athlete Katie Thurbon has been chosen as the U.S. female representative for student-athletes at the International University Sports Federation forum.