Talk of the renovations to Harter Union is continuous on campus. As a kick off to the changes, Baker will host a renovation celebration Friday in the Harter Union.
Junior Tim Laughlin created a documentary for his Gender and Sexuality class titled "Sexuality in Small Town America." The documentary features his brother, a high school senior from Waterville, talking about his decision to come out.
Zeta Tau Alpha sorority will host its inaugural Pink Out 5K at 9 a.m. on April 21 at at the Baldwin City Golf Course. All proceeds will go to the Susan G. Komen Foundation to raise breast cancer awareness.
The long-standing Baker University Greek tradition kicks off this week with Mr. BU Tuesday in Rice Auditorium. The theme this year is “Las Vegas,” with festive activities such as Casino Night at 9 p.m. Wednesday and Sin City Games and Trivia at 9 p.m. Thursday.
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The traveling Smithsonian exhibit entitled “The Way We Worked” has opened in the Lumberyard Arts Center and will run through May 5.
From Tennessee to Washington to nearby Kansas City, many college students are swapping beaches for crowded farms and parks to enjoy some of their favorite musical artists. March is a good month to start planning summer music trips.
An eight-year vision for the faculty and staff of Baker University is taking a step toward a requirement that all students under the Quest program must have an “intercultural experience.”
Baker Orange staff writer Taylor Shuck explains how a possible addition to the Quest program could encourage students to study abroad and force them out of their comfort zone.
Chestnuts are roasting on open fires, and Jack Frost is nipping at people’s noses. But when did Christmas change from a Christian holiday to a capitalist holiday?
As she scrolled through her 70-some emails of the day, ranging from questions about major requirements to dating advice, Dean of Students Cassy Bailey laughed, “Oh that’s not that bad.”
Interterm is a unique opportunity for students to learn about something new, but some students won’t only be stepping out of their comfort zone. They will also be stepping out of Kansas.
Graduating in four years is a daunting task for most college students, but a few Baker University seniors worked extra hard to be able to say their farewells in December rather than May.
Four members of the Baker University theater department have been nominated for the Irene Ryan national scholarship.
Learn more about senior business major Jacob Draisey.
The Baker University theater department performed "Robin Hood" Nov. 8-11 in Rice Auditorium.
Heart, passion, energy, piano tuners, stone masons and waitresses are six topics that Assistant Professor of English Marti Mihalyi says will be included in her “Last Lecture”-esque speech, which will be given Tuesday.
The Kansas Belle Dinner Train will run year-round and offer up to 168 people a formal, five-course dinner on Fridays and Saturdays and a three-course Sunday afternoon meal. The dining cars will run from Baldwin City to Ottawa on the Midland Railway.
Costume shops sprouting up in empty department stores, candlelit jack-o-laterns placed on doorsteps, leaves turning orange, all to celebrate this season: Halloween.
Zeta Phi Beta sorority, Student Senate and Mungano teamed up to host a faculty panel forum to discuss the importance of voting in the upcoming presidential election.
Artist Jim Sallenbach's show “Object-ive Vision” is continuing through next week with special hours during the Maple Leaf Festival.
Sophomore Taylor Shuck talks about her tour of the Lumberyard Arts Center.
As the saying goes, when one door closes, another one opens. Or in Baldwin City’s case, another restaurant opens. With the closing of McDonald’s, Wheat State Pizza and Feaster’s Bistro came Chester’s Chicken, El Patron and now a new Italian restaurant, Antonucci’s.
A focus group has received input from students for possible renovations to Harter Union.
For most people who grow up in a rural town, the first instinct after graduating high school is to move to a larger city. But junior Sean Webb never wants to live anywhere else. When Webb heard about The Scholars in Rural Health program as a sophomore in high school, he knew he had to apply.
Normally the event coincides with Baker University’s fall break, but this year, out-of-town students will have the opportunity to attend because fall break is scheduled the week before the festival.
Parallel to “Whose Line Is It Anyway?,” Baker University’s improv group, Loud Noises, played games with people who were hopeful to join in order to fill its troupe.
For the past few years, B-Alert has been a system in which students can receive alerts regarding emergency situations and information or updates about those situations. Under the system, people with registered cell phone numbers can receive a text message alert, email alert and voice mail message.
Three Baker alumnae have recently reunited through their advocation of an anti-bullying campaign.
With its up-to-date layout and new features, the recently-renovated Baker University website has been redesigned to be easily navigable for current and prospective students and faculty.
On Saturday, 33 BU athletes were named NAIA Academic-All Americans in front of many of their friends and family at the annual Scholar’s Symposium
Freshman Taylor Shuck discusses how she relieves stress by watching baseball with her father.
More than 150 undergraduate students were recognized for their academic, athletic and artistic achievements throughout the 2011-2012 academic year as part of the annual Scholar’s Symposium.
Monday through Friday, Active Minds will host events to neutralize students’ stress and anxiety.
Freshman Taylor Shuck discusses how traditions have been influential to her development.
Professor of English Preston Fambrough, professor of chemistry Gary Giachino and professor of religion George Wiley have each separately decided that this year will be their final year teaching.
Baker University sororities and fraternities were competing for the title of Greek Week “Animal House” champions from April 10 through Sunday.
At the start of the semester, students received an assignment entitled “cultural excursions” in which they had to decide on a place to go that would enlighten them on global citizenship.
In early April, the maintenance staff over-seeded the entire campus in attempts to help the grass grow. They aerated the campus for less compaction and more necessary nutrients.
Students and faculty were invited to attend the Community Action Poverty Simulation (CAPS) Tuesday to get a first-hand experience of that poverty.
After Easter break, the 28 days until the last day of class are usually a time of panic for Baker University students, but Baker Ambassadors have found a way to fight the stress with Water Wars.
Freshman Taylor Shuck shares the excitement of movie premieres and discusses her recent "Hunger Games" experience.
These chosen leaders help incoming freshmen get acquainted with campus and meet new people.
“Come sign a pledge to not drink and drive” was heard in Baker University’s Harter Union Lobby as the health center rallied to get students to vow to have a safe spring break.
Eight Baker University choir members took their show on the road Wednesday, all the way to Dallas. This group of honor choir students, made up of concert and chamber choir members, is attending this year’s American Choral Directors Association conference.
Working diligently since January, 16 cast members are ready to perform Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer’s Night’s Dream” during the first week in March.
Taking three required interterm courses has been the norm for Baker University students; however, on Feb. 7, the Baker University Faculty Senate made the decision to cut the number of required interterm courses from three to two, with a few added bonuses.
This surprisingly pleasant weather has prompted students and faculty to start taking up their favorite springtime hobbies a bit earlier this year such as golf, running and even leisurely walks.