Jenna Stanbrough is a senior from Emporia majoring in mass media. This is her sixth semester working for the Baker Orange, and her third year serving as the news editor. This year, she will be working with the Baldwin City Signal to write community-related articles for both the Signal and the Orange. Her favorite part of being on the Baker Orange staff is interviewing and learning about a variety of students, faculty and staff on campus. Outside of newspaper, Jenna is on the Baker cross country and track team.
Baker Rallies Against Violence, or BRāV, is working to increase its presence on campus in order to spread sexual violence awareness. Upcoming projects include hand stamps and a silent performance to promote bystander awareness and responsibility.
The 83rd Annual Christmas Candlelight Vespers will once again feature an array of holiday music, spirit and cheer, but this year, University President Pat Long and University Minister Ira DeSpain will both play a special part in the program. There will be two performances, at 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. Dec. 8 in Rice Auditorium.
News Editor Jenna Stanbrough discusses Salvation Army's Online Red Kettle program and how easy it is to encourage people to donate for the holidays.
After all department chairs on campus met and ranked the possible faculty position openings according to priority, five faculty positions are set to be filled for the 2014-2015 academic school year.
Baldwin City could see the benefits of faster, gigabit fiber optic internet by 2014. The owners of Reflective Group, a “cloud technology startup paving the way for technology-centric small town economic development,” formed Dawn Fiber LLC in June to bring gigabit fiber optic internet to Baldwin City.
Previously located at 703 8th St., Days of Old Antiques, owned by Rita McCall and Christy and Bill Snyder, will soon move to a new location in the newly renovated building at 606 High St.
A search committee is preparing to sort through applications for a new university minister. Applications will continue until the Nov. 1 deadline. The committee hopes to make a decision by Feb. 15.
Tuesday’s ribbon-cutting ceremony marked the grand opening of the campus speech center, which is located in Parmenter room 12.
Many recent Baker University graduates have chosen to begin their careers at their alma mater.
The Baker community is invited to attend a downtown event Sept. 28, which will feature a free barbecue, a beer garden and a performance by the band Sellout. The first 500 people will receive a free meal catered by Antonucci’s Italian Restaurant and Sandbar Subs in Lawrence.