Jenna Stanbrough is a senior from Emporia majoring in mass media. This is her seventh semester working for the Baker Orange, and her third year serving as the news editor. 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.
Three people died after a shooting at the Jewish Community Center of Greater Kansas City in Overland Park on April 13. Just 37.2 miles away from Baker University’s campus, the shootings have affected students who have ties to the victims, the area or the Jewish Community Center.
Baker University and the Baldwin City community have been revising their recycling campaigns. Recycling some items will come with a cost to many Baldwin City residents, and BU students will also be limited in their recycling opportunities on campus.
The Baker University softball team lost both games of a doubleheader to No. 17 Central Methodist University, 6-5 in game one and 10-6 in game two.
Five new officers have been elected to the Baker University Student Senate executive board. Junior Rachel Haley will serve as the 2014-2015 student senate president and hopes to help student senate have more of a presence and awareness on campus.
April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Along with the Red Flag Campaign, two student symposiums and other special events will be held to raise awareness on the BU campus.
The Baker University softball team has faced the last of its non-conference opponents and its sole focus is now on the conference schedule.
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.
Jenna Stanbrough gives the recipe and instructions for blueberry banana bread.
Despite facing three family deaths within five months, cousins Lucy and Alyssa Staats have stayed focused on both their academics and athletics, using the adversity as motivation to succeed.
In an effort to increase the number of students who take summer courses from Baker rather than other institutions, Baker University will be launching a seven-week online summer term for a steeply discounted price.