Allysha Newton is a senior from Osawatomie, Kan. Majoring in English. This is her second semester working for The Baker Orange and her third semester at Baker. Before joining the staff, she worked for the Ottawa Herald and attended KU’s William Allen White School of Journalism and Mass Communications.
Patti Heiman, instructor of theater and production manager, said each student’s one-act play is an opportunity to practically apply and show other students what they have learned.
Baker University juniors, sophomores and freshmen are no longer required to take three interterms in order to graduate after the Baker University Faculty Senate voted to reduce the required graduation hours from 132 to 129 and three interterms to two.
Last week, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau announced that U.S. student loan debt has reached $1 trillion, which is more than national credit card debt.
There is little debate from supporters and skeptics over whether Kony and his followers should be tried as war criminals and stopped. The rapid popularity of the movement, however, has many skeptics wondering if its momentum will last.
National Geographic photographer Jim Richardson found a way to tell a story with his photographs of a first-edition King James Bible from Baker University’s William A. Quayle Bible Collection.
Roger Boyd’s commitment to teaching students about the importance of conservation and practicing these principles himself in the field earned him the Kansas Department of Wildlife’s top award at the Conservation Achievement Program Awards Banquet in Salina.
Sculptures will start appearing in the coming weeks after the librarians determine the winners of the current microfiche sculpture contest.
After several months of debate, the senate voted to decrease the number of required interterms from three to two.
At first glance, implementing a statewide program that ranks teachers as highly effective, effective, progressing, and ineffective, as Governor Sam Brownback wants to do, does not seem like a radical idea.
The Baker University Bookstore is offering many textbooks in both traditional format and digitally through CafeScribe. Manager Bruce Skoog said the store currently offers around 28 digital titles and hope to offer more digital options in future semesters.