Baker has a rich tradition of school spirit, whether it is people showing their spirit at athletic activities or other events that the university has to offer. Director of Student Life Randy Flowers is in charge of Baker's newest form of showing school spirit, #BakerOrangeFridays. Every week people, send a picture to Twitter or Instagram with the hashtag #BakerOrangeFridays.
Inaugural events for President Lynne Murray begin on Oct. 26, as a means of celebrating the rich history of Baker University as it welcomes its 29th president. Advertised events for the week are open for students and faculty to attend, and there are also athletic events throughout the week.
The Department of History, Culture and Society is sponsoring a showing of the 2013 film "Fruitvale Station" about the fatal 2009 subway shooting of a young father, Oscar Grant, with a discussion of the film and its relevance to the recent shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, following the showing.
Brian Posler, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, will temporarily be the acting dean of the School of Professional and Graduate Studies. The change in leadership follows former SPGS Dean Brian Messer’s recent resignation.
Baker University's Zeta Chi chapter defies fraternity stereotypes by banning all alcohol on the premise.
The official launch of RG Fiber was held outside Mabee Hall, with many Kansas leaders and dignitaries in attendance. RG Fiber was designed by a digital agency called the Reflective Group in an attempt to bring high speed internet to small town America.
Baldwin Athletic Club is celebrating 13 years of motivating the community to exercise.
The final leg of phase two of the Long Student Center renovations is scheduled to be complete the week of Oct. 30. The project will include a functional patio space outside the building.
Male students have now spent a full month in a previously all-female residence hall. Due to the overflow of men in Gessner Hall, an all-male residency, men now occupy the basement of Irwin Hall, and some residents are having to make adjustments in their lifestyle.
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Cyclists with the Santa Fe Trail Bicycle Trek recently camped overnight on Mabee Lawn. The group, which biked a combined 1,096 miles from New Mexico to Missouri, celebrated its 20th anniversary this year.