Harlaxton College was simply put, the best experience of my life and I couldn’t imagine what my life would be without it. It opened my eyes to the world, it forced me to make my own plans and be more independent, and most of all it provided me the chance to see friends that I would normally only see in the summer.
Margaret Thatcher left her mark on Baker University through her presence at the rededication ceremony of Osborne Chapel in 1996, a chapel where her father had preached in Sproxton, England.
Harlaxton is more than just travelling and having an experience abroad. This semester has put me through the toughest course work thus far in my college career. The first thing we were told was that this was described as “education on steroids,” and a truer statement was never spoken.
There is one truth in life and it is very simple: college students love baby animals. The Harlaxton Facebook page is constantly being bombarded with cute videos and pictures of kittens and sloths and now even the professors have joined in.
Today the Student Government Association of Harlaxton College found out exactly how to cause a mass uprising of the student body. It was pretty simple -- take away their meat.
Growing up, reading a book was my escape into a new world. My favorite books consisted of Harry Potter and Chronicles of Narnia; I eventually added The Lord of the Rings and sometimes even a few classics. Never had I ever imagined I would be walking the footsteps of my favorite authors and seeing my favorite stories come to life.
The experience at Harlaxton College is not marked by one single event and is not solely about travel or attending a university abroad. It is all of the little things in between that make the college worth attending.
Scotland is one of the most magnificent places that I have had a chance to visit thus far. From the moment the train pulled into the country, I knew that I would enjoy my time there.
This weekend may have been the busiest, craziest, weekend of my time in England.
We have talked about invasions in every one of our British studies classes, and today Girl Scout cookies invaded Harlaxton Manor. You could tell how much we miss America by the line that trailed back from that heavenly table.
Joining the Harlaxton Lions basketball team wasn’t exactly the first club I planned to join when I got to England, but it is already turning out to be one of my favorite decisions.
England looks even more beautiful when covered in snow. I have lived in Colorado almost my entire life, but nothing could prepare me for a snowy day at Harlaxton Manor. I could not even imagine a time when I smiled more or had such a magnificent day.
I am living in a castle. That is all that was running through my head as our coach pulled up to Harlaxton Manor where I will have the opportunity to be attending school for four months. The first few hours when we arrived were for us to freely explore the manor and take countless photos.
Junior Tera Lyons shares what she is excited about for her semester at Harlaxton College.
Junior Tera Lyons attended the Baker University Hall of Fame Induction and Student-Athlete Award Banquet on Friday.
At 4 p.m. every Sunday on Mabee Lawn, the sounds of crashing weapons and battle cries can be heard across the Baker University campus. This is the Baker Vniversity Lifeless Language Association (BVLLA) holding its weekly melee battle using foam weapons and shields.
Every year, 5,600 new patients are diagnosed with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, is a disease that attacks motor in the brain and spine and affects the functionality of a person. Nine years ago, senior Madison Mater lost her father to the disease.
Camp counselors are the same type of people. They are from different parts of the world and we have many different types of personalities and talents, but in the end, they are there for the kids
Sophomore Tera Lyons discusses how she is proud of fans for attending sporting events and thinks the wins have united the campus.
Sophomore Tera Lyons discusses how the public should treat athletes as humans.
Across the Baker University campus, there were some diehard fans with their eyes set on a victory and not the commercials, which filled the time between plays.
Head football coach at Baker University Mike Grossner shares his thoughts on this year's Super Bowl between the New England Patriots and the New York Giants.
Sophomore Tera Lyons discusses how social media sites are changing the media industry.
Sophomore Tera Lyons gives students survival tips for a zombie invasion.
Sophomore Tera Lyons believes everyone needs to put belief in someone and she discusses the “Tebow Effect.”
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Every Sunday, BVLLA hosts live action role playing, or LARPing, on South Mabee Lawn. Students dress up and are separated into groups where they have mock battles using foam weapons.
Sophomore Tera Lyons discusses the impact Pennsylvania has made on her life.