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Restaurant tips: server incentive or archaic system?

A few U.S. restaurants are eliminating tips and raising wages, but some owners and servers argue that tips provide incentive to offer better service.

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Susan Emel: professor with many titles

Susan Emel is known by many titles on campus, including Director of Speech Choir, professor and department chair. She teaches communication classes by day and directs the Baker Speech Choir at night. She is an ordained reverend and is said to be an important part of many students’ lives at Baker.

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Charmaine Henry: Biology from Antigua to Baker

Associate Professor Charmaine Henry’s childhood in Antigua helped her develop a passion for biology.

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Athleisure added to the dictionary


As athletic clothing is becoming more socially acceptable for general use, the word "athleisure" has been added to the Merriam-Webster dictionary.

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Many young voters remain apathetic about elections

With presidential debates in recent headlines and a major election on the horizon in 2016, many college students remain uninformed about voting.

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To friend or not to friend?

How much are students allowed to be friends with professors until it’s inappropriate? Social media relationships blur the lines of appropriateness and friendship between students and faculty on campus.

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BU millennials define their generation

Remember when Miley Cyrus licked a wrecking ball? Remember when “High School Musical” was the biggest love story of your childhood? Remember when the dance the “Cupid Shuffle” became a thing, even though we all hated it? These iconic memories help define the millennial generation.

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Director and Instructor: Chris Smith returns to the classroom

As of this semester, Director of Marketing and Communications Chris Smith is also an instructor for a Mass Media and Society class.

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Inclusion forum starts important discussion on campus


In light of recent events at the University of Missouri that resulted in racial tension on campus, President Lynne Murray, Associate Dean of Students and Director of Diversity and Inclusion Teresa Clounch and Dean of the School of Professional and Graduate Studies Jake Bucher invited students to an Open Forum on Inclusion held Nov. 18 in the Long Student Center.

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Campus visits make lasting impressions

Baker's attention to incoming and prospective students is part of the reason many students choose to attend Baker.