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Kayla Infanti

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Editors recap year, lessons learned

Editor Taylor Shuck and print editor Kayla Infanti recap the year and explain the lessons learned throughout their time as editors.

Colleges should offer life skills courses

Design Editor Kayla Infanti relates her recent experience in a car accident to life after college.

Waiting on professors: the five-minute rule myth

Despite the time-honored tradition, Baker University has no formal policy addressing how long students should wait for professors who do not show up to class on time.

BU student media privileged with First Amendment rights

Junior Kayla Infanti addresses the privileges of Baker University student media.

Sophomore undecided about Sodexo's services

Sophomore Kayla Infanti contemplates if Baker University Dining Services' change to Sodexo was a good decision by the university.

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Zeta Chi sponsors beard contest

November is almost over, and with that comes cold weather, end-of-semester papers and projects and what seems like the busiest part of the year. All of that together makes the perfect environment for No Shave November.

Infanti correlates 'The Walking Dead' to Mayan theory

Sophomore Kayla Infanti discusses how there has been an increase in popularity in zombie apocalyptic television shows and movies as the date of Dec. 21, the day the Mayans predicted for the world to end, approaches.

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Alumnus rejoins band while working at Baker


Baker University alumnus Connor Bechard, who is now an executive office assistant and a men’s basketball graduate assistant, has been connecting with some students by releasing his music through social media such as Twitter.

Mott receives two awards for work in financial aid

Director of Financial Aid Jeanne Mott was honored recently with two awards from the Rocky Mountain Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators.

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Changes to be made to Moodle

The student online resource Moodle will be transitioning to an updated version to provide a newer, more flexible and feature-filled website.

DeSpain shares Bible's stance on homosexuality

University Minister Ira DeSpain spoke to students and members of the Gay-Straight Alliance on the topic of homosexuality and how it is addressed in the Bible.

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Sodexo showcases dining services


The future of Baker University’s dining services has been a hot topic of debate among faculty members over the past few months. After two potential companies were eliminated, Sodexo Inc. is the only suitor remaining that could replace Baker’s current dining services.

Infanti discusses students' role in upcoming election

'Tis the season for politics, but let's be honest -- how many students are actually happy about this?

Potterton prepares for choir auditions, concerts

Every fall semester, students have the opportunity to join three different choirs at Baker University. The concert choir and chamber choir both require an audition, and the community choir is open to Baker students and the Baldwin City community.

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Spiking Out tournament serves philanthropy

Students, alumni and community members teamed up Saturday and headed out to the sand volleyball courts at Sigma Phi Epsilon and Delta Tau Delta fraternities to participate in the annual Spiking Out volleyball tournament in support of Youth Aids and more specifically, Douglas County Aids Project.

Boyd family continues to help renovate campus

Roger Boyd, director of natural areas and emeritus professor of biology, along with his son, Jonathan, and wife, Mary, have been installing stone steps in Hartley Plaza outside of Harter Union.

Williams awarded for service efforts

Sophomore Lauren Williams was recently awarded the Frank Newman Civic Fellow award for her community service efforts on campus.

LeadHERship recognizes BU women

This month specifically through LeadHERship, the women’s leadership program, students can nominate influential women on the Baldwin City campus, whether they are students, faculty or staff.

Student senate accepts applications

Student senate elections for executive board members and class officers for next year will begin Tuesday. Executive board elections will be held Tuesday and class officer elections will be held April 23.

Adopt-a-seedling kits available for students

Baker Farm Hands will be in Harter Union during lunch this week through Thursday handing out adopt-a-seedling kits in anticipation of Earth Day.

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Nathan Wheelock strikes perfection

Members of the Baker University baseball team were able to experience a bit of perfection and share in school history when senior Nathan Wheelock pitched a perfect game.

Infanti questions Hollywood tactics, themes

Freshman Kayla Infanti discusses how the vampire trend is overdone in movie theaters.

Commercials fall short of expectations

Freshman Kayla Infanti discusses how she was disappointed with the Super Bowl commercials.