Katy Westhoff is a sophomore from the Kansas City, Kan. metropolitan area. This is her second semester on staff, and she is excited to reflect the Baker campus every week in the Orange. She is undecided in her major but hopes to have her options narrowed down by the end of the year. Katy is also involved in the Student Activities Council and is a member of the Alpha Chi Omega sorority.
The third annual undergraduate art history conference took place Saturday in Owens AV room.
The fall 2011 advanced poetry writing class hosted a poetry reading Sunday for National Poetry Month where 11 students performed.
Freshman Katy Westhoff questions the importance of grass and thinks priorities should be changed.
The first Diversity Week on Baker University’s campus, featured the People Empowering People One Baker Rally and the Tunnel of Oppression.
Students at the Baker University School of Nursing in Topeka recently had a chance to get out of the hospital and into the community.
Brett Knappe, assistant professor of art history, and senior Kat Fritz’s honors’ salon class, Great Artists Conquer All, put together the prom as their community service project for the semester.
While volunteering at the concession stand at a Baker University football game, Darrell Bowersox, former Baker director of dining services, was “pleasantly surprised” to discover he was going to be honored by the Lumberyard Arts Center, 718 High St., by having the kitchen named for him.
Science labs had to be completed in the first half of the semester so Mulvane Science Hall would be empty after spring break for construction purposes.
Eight students participated in the first Adventure Leadership Exchange event Sunday at the University of Kansas Student Recreation Fitness Center. Students climbed a 12-foot wall wrap and a 42-foot tall rock-climbing wall.
A well-known restaurant in downtown Baldwin City, Wheat State Pizza, 711 8th St., closed Feb.4 after seven years of business.