Meagan Thomas

Opinions Editor


Meagan Thomas is a senior from Colorado Springs, Colo. She is a mass media major with an emphasis in print journalism. This is her seventh semester as a Baker Orange staff member and currently serves as the opinions editor. Meagan was online projects coordinator in the fall of 2012, the editor of the Baker Orange in the spring of 2012, managing editor in the fall of 2011 and the assistant news editor of the Orange in the spring of 2011.
Meagan is also an employee for the The World Company. She has worked as a reporter for the Lawrence Journal-World since May 2012 and for the Baldwin City Signal since August 2011. She writes news, features, arts and entertainment and health and wellness stories. During the 2011 interterm Meagan interned with the sports information director at New Mexico State University.
Meagan is also a member of the Baker University Spirit Squad as a cheerleader. She enjoys reading, shopping, working out and cheering on her favorite sports team, the Colorado Rockies.

Recent Stories

Senior gives final advice before starting the real world

Senior Meagan Thomas gives words of advice to underclassmen before graduating from Baker University.

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Former BU pitcher makes MLB debut

Former Baker University baseball player Vidal Nuno was promoted from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre to make his first appearance in the major leagues with the New York Yankees.

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CNN Hero to speak at commencement

Youth and Leaders Living Actively (YALLA) founder Mark Kabban is scheduled as the keynote speaker for the Baker University 2013 undergraduate commencement ceremony on May 19.

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Charity volleyball tournament set for Saturday

Baker University’s Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity and Alpha Chi Omega sorority are teaming up to raise money for youth AIDS awareness and domestic violence awareness by hosting Spiking Out, a charity sand volleyball tournament, all day Saturday.

Public should do its own 'investigation'

It has been a tragic week for the United States and a trying one for news organizations working to supply us with the latest updates. In an effort to report news as quickly as possible, some media outlets have put accuracy in the backseat, and it is now the public's job to do its own investigation for the truth.

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Students prepare for Europe, beer

Alcohol and school don't usually mix well, but the Baker University class, The Economics of Beer, is combining the two for a unique travel interterm. The interterm class will travel to Europe to learn about how beer is a part of the European economy.

Q & A with Erin Joyce

Quest Coordinator Erin Joyce discusses her love for Harry Potter and her dislike of Twilight.

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Faculty members consider petition to overturn vote concerning Quest

After a 10-9 vote in faculty senate to change Quest linked courses from corequisite to co or prerequisite, a petition to reverse the decision is being circulated among BU faculty.

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Students take part in new internet trend: Harlem Shake


The Harlem Shake is one of the most recent trends popping up on the internet. YouTube videos depict a person dancing in the midst of a normal setting before the entire room of people, usually clad in costumes and odd props, joins in and begins to dance wildly.

Determination, perseverence necessary to make long-term changes

Senior Meagan Thomas explains that just because people have broken their new year's resolutions doesn't mean they can't continue to try to reach those goals.

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