As the president of Mungano, BU’s student-run diversity organization, junior Ty Sloan often has trouble finding others who are willing to hold honest conversations about issues of race, politics and sexual orientation.
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The Baker University women’s basketball team ended its record-setting season with a 78-72 loss to Bethel University in the Sweet 16 of the NAIA tournament in Frankfort, Ky.
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The Baker University women’s basketball team advanced to the Sweet 16 during its NAIA national tournament debut with a 74-61 victory over the University of Cumberlands on Wednesday in Frankfort, Ky.
The No. 12 Baker University women’s basketball team will make its first NAIA national tournament appearance at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday in Frankfort, Ky. Baker will face the 23rd-ranked University of the Cumberlands Patriots, who made the national tournament for the 14th time in the program’s history.
Forty minutes wasn’t enough to settle the Baker-MidAmerica Nazarene University rivalry as the Pioneers pulled out a 79-72 overtime victory during the Heart of America Athletic Conference Tournament Championship on Tuesday in Collins Center.
The Baker University women's basketball team advanced to the HAAC tournament championship with a 69-60 victory over Missouri Valley College on Saturday in Collins Center. The Wildcats will host MidAmerica Nazarene University at 7 p.m. Tuesday for the title game.
The top-seeded Baker University women’s basketball team advanced to the second round of the Heart of America Athletic Conference tournament with a 64-54 victory over Evangel University on Thursday in Collins Center.
Despite posting a season-high 32 turnovers, the No. 13 Baker University women’s basketball team claimed the Heart of America Athletic Conference championship outright with a 62-50 victory over Missouri Valley.
The No. 13 Baker Univeristy women's basketball team improved to 16-1 in HAAC play after an 85-63 victory over Peru State College on senior night.
After 25 years of service to Baker University, the Board of Trustees recognized former Director of Health Services Ruth Sarna as nurse emeritus.
The No. 13 Baker University women’s basketball team won its 13th-straight contest Saturday with a 63-32 victory over Evangel University in Springfield, Mo.
The No. 13 Baker University women's basketball team took advantage of Avila University's lowest offensive output of the season, claiming an 81-35 victory on Thursday in Collins Center.
The No. 14 Baker University women’s basketball team extended its Heart of Athletic Conference win streak to 13 games with wins against Benedictine College and Culver-Stockton College.
During University President Pat Long’s Founders Day address on Feb. 11, the 28th president reflected on the elements that led to Baker’s sustainability since 1858.
The No. 18 Baker University women’s basketball team continued its 11-game Heart of America Athletic Conference win streak Saturday, knocking off Graceland University 91-80 in Collins Center.
When the No. 20 Baker University women’s basketball team upset the NAIA’s fourth-ranked team on Jan. 30, the Wildcats knew they had accomplished something special. Not only did the 84-72 victory over MidAmerica Nazarene University push the team’s win streak to seven games, but it also ended a 10-year losing streak to the Heart of America Athletic Conference rival.
After 14 years of coaching his alma mater, head baseball coach Phil Hannon announced Monday that he will step down from the position following the 2014 season. Hannon will switch to a new role in Baker’s Advancement Office, becoming the assistant director of development.
The No. 20 Baker University women’s basketball team ended a 10-year losing streak to No. 4 MidAmerica Nazarene University on Thursday, upsetting the Pioneers 84-72 in Olathe.
Kevin Hopkins, who currently works as the senior pastor for Leavenworth First United Methodist Church, will become the new university minister. He will succeed Ira DeSpain, who has served his alma mater since 1992.
The Baker University men’s basketball team fell to Culver-Stockton College 65-60 on Saturday in Collins Center.
The Baker University women’s basketball team improved to 4-1 in conference play after outscoring Culver-Stockton College 41-22 in the second half on Saturday in Collins Center.
After opening the Tabor College Post Holiday Classic with a 15-point victory over Sterling College on Friday, the Baker University women’s basketball team fell to host school Tabor College, 79-76, Saturday.
The Baker University men’s basketball team opened 2014 on a two-game win streak, sweeping the McPherson College Classic on Friday and Saturday in McPherson.
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For Lynne Murray, the 29th president of Baker University, her new role as the university’s chief officer is an opportunity to pay tribute to the individuals who made a difference in her undergraduate life.
The Baker University Board of Trustees announced Thursday that Lynne Murray has been selected as the 29th president of Baker University.
The Baker University men's soccer and football teams advanced to the second round of the NAIA playoffs. The men's soccer team will take on Ashford University on Dec. 2 in Montgomery, Ala., while the football team hosts Morningside College at Liston Stadium on Saturday.
The Baker University volleyball team fell in four sets to MidAmerica Nazarene University during the Heart of America Athletic Conference tournament championship.
The Baker University volleyball team advanced to the Heart of America Athletic Conference tournament final after defeating No. 2 seed Evangel University in five sets on Wednesday.
Carolyn Stefanco, the third finalist for the 29th Baker University presidency, met with various university constituencies on Monday and Tuesday. The current vice president for academic affairs and dean of the college for Agnes Scott College was the final candidate to visit campus.
Charles Taylor, one of three finalists in the university presidential search, only applied for the presidency of one institution -- Baker University. Taylor, who serves as the vice president for academic affairs for Drury University, met with various constituencies on the Baldwin City campus Thursday.
After growing up in a town much like Baldwin City and spending her undergraduate years at an institution similar to Baker University, Lynne Murray was immediately interested in the university’s 29th presidency.
The Presidential Search Committee announced Tuesday it has identified three final candidates for the 29th presidency of Baker University. The finalists are scheduled to visit campus separately on Nov. 4-5, 7-8 and 11-12.
The Baker University volleyball team had its eyes set on one thing Tuesday -- staying perfect in the Heart of America Athletic Conference. The only problem: No. 6 MidAmerica Nazarene University had the same goal in mind.
The Baker University volleyball team pushed its win streak to five games Thursday against Ottawa University at Wilson Field House in Ottawa. With the 25-19, 25-21 and 25-19 sweep, the Wildcats improved to 16-6 on the season.
Since joining the Wildcats in 2010, senior Lauren Jaqua has been a leader on the Baker University women's cross country team. That tradition continued Friday when the standout sprinted past 153 runners at the Emporia State Invitational, taking home yet another individual title
The Baker University volleyball swept Missouri Valley College 25-19, 25-21 and 25-22 on Tuesday, improving to 2-0 in the Heart of America Athletic Conference.
University President Pat Long addressed her three main goals for her final year at Baker University during the 2013 Convocation on Tuesday.
El Jacal, the Mexican restaurant located at 711 High Street, opened its doors on Sept. 9. Its menu includes many freshly prepared plates such as homemade tamales, fajitas and other traditional dinners.
The Baker University volleyball team entered the Baker Invitational on a three-game win steak, and BU built on that momentum by going 4-0 in its home tournament.
The Baker University volleyball team opened the Bellevue University tournament on Friday with a 3-1 loss to the University of Jamestown but bounced back, sweeping its next three opponents.
The Baker University volleyball team went 2-2 in its opening tournament Orange City, Iowa, on Friday and Saturday. The Wildcats found success against Doane College and Hastings College.
After finishing fourth in the Heart of America Athletic Conference in 2012, the Baker University volleyball team made strides during the offseason. The Wildcats are receiving votes in the NAIA preseason poll and are picked to finish second in conference play.
Online Editor Sara Bell discusses the changes the Baker Orange has undergone over the last few years and what readers can expect from the student-led paper in 2013.
Senior Jeremy Gathright became a national champion in the 400-meter dash during the NAIA Outdoor Track and Field National Championships on Saturday in Marion, Ind.
Minister to the University Ira DeSpain announced he will retire after the conclusion of the 2013-2014 school year. The 1970 Baker alumnus and has served as the university minister since January 1992.
The Baker University track and field teams captured two more conference banners Saturday and Sunday at Liston Stadium as the Wildcats repeated as Heart of America Athletic Conference champions. The men's team claimed its fifth-straight title, while the women took home their fourth consecutive championship.
The Baker University track and fields teams are scheduled to host the Heart of America Athletic Conference Championships Saturday and Sunday at Liston Stadium.
The Baker University athletic department announced Tuesday that it has hired Pete Di Pol as the Wildcats' new head wrestling coach. Before accepting the position at BU, Di Pol served as the head coach at Gloucester County College in Sewell, N.J., since 2011. He coached 19 national qualifiers during that time, including one national finalist.
In their first of back-to-back home meets, the Baker University track and field teams won nine individual championships and improved on national-qualifying marks during the Wildcat Open Saturday at Liston Stadium.
With the end of their outdoor season quickly approaching, members of the Baker University track and field teams saw some of their toughest competition yet during the Kansas Relays Thursday-Saturday in Lawrence.