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Considerate inclusivity

Does our campus welcome those with physical disabilities?By Kate McFeaters | Contributor At Taylor University, we claim to value community. But does our campus welcome and accommodate people with physical disabilities? Back in September, I was in a car accident that left me wheelchair-bound for three months while the bones in […]

by · April 7, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
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A hard pill to swallow

Swallow needs a consistent hall directorBy Kristina Rivera | Contributor As this school year ends, Swallow Robin residents must again face the fact that we’ll have a new hall director next year. Since this position is filled by a MAHE student, we gain a new one every two years. Many […]

by · April 7, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
Cap, obviously

Cap, obviously

Captain America has biblical supportBy Abigail Lingenhoel | Contributor The question: is Captain America or Thor more attractive? The question of which character is more attractive isn’t one of simple good looks; it involves the underlying personality traits exhibited in the Marvel movies. God says to Samuel in 1 Samuel […]

by · March 31, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
Why are millennials leaving the church? It’s not because of our church buildings. (Photograph provided by Luke A. Wildman)

You foolish Galatians!

Millennials and the ChurchBy Joseph Mosse | Contributor The large-scale exodus of the millennial generation from Church has inspired a flurry of worried speculation about just what the Church is doing wrong. Millennials accuse the Church of hypocrisy, lack of engagement with political or social justice issues, exclusivity, close-mindedness and more. […]

by · March 31, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
Thor is king

Thor is king

The god of thunder wins this contestBy Aubree DeVisser | Contributor The question: is Captain America or Thor more attractive? So, Thor and Captain America are in the same room. Which hero is more attractive? To me, this is a no-brainer: Thor wins, hands down. Not only does he have […]

by · March 31, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
The world is wary of North Korea, but no one wants to interfere with it. (Photograph provided by Darwinek.)

Should the world intervene in North Korea?

Volatile, dangerous and . . . unstoppable?By Wilson Alexander | Contributor North Korea is one of most well-known but least understood countries in the world. Everyone is familiar with this stretch of land on the Korean peninsula and its dictator, Kim Jong-un, but no one knows exactly what goes on […]

by · March 10, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
Why are millennials leaving the church? It’s not because of our church buildings. (Photograph provided by Luke A. Wildman)

What’s the Church really saying to young people?

We have lots of programs—but what are we saying with them?By G. Connor Salter | Contributor If effort is the only measure of success in the Church’s attempts to reach millennials, then the Church is doing great. There are plenty of youth group programs dedicated to reaching young people. Christian […]

by · March 10, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
Taylor University has more students and less parking than ever before. (Photograph provided by Luke Wildman)

Parking up the wrong tree

Students and faculty express frustrations with parkingBy Hope Bolinger | Copy Editor Try this experiment: place 10 tired students in a large football stadium with 10 chairs. Place some seats in far corners of the field and make the weary souls walk a great distance. Squish others together, tightening the space […]

by · March 10, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
Photograph by Halie Owens. Rugby players (R to L) Aaron Hussey, Eric Castigila, Samuel Thomas, Caleb Mackintosh, Juyeong Jeong, Michael Snyder practice despite not being sponsored by Taylor.

Not just for sport

Rugby deserves to be a J.V. teamBy Matthew Csakai | Contributor It is difficult to see the soccer program getting a junior varsity team when the rugby team is still waiting to get its varsity designation. Taylor’s rugby athletes are highly committed to their game, putting in hours of work even […]

by · March 3, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
Graphic illustrated by Ian Proano. Poem by Matthew Storrer.

Slowing down

Is poetry still relevant in a fast-paced world?By Matthew Storrer | Contributor A week or so ago, I was walking out to my car on some errand or another when I passed by a group of men heading in the opposite direction. I couldn’t help but overhear some of their […]

by · March 3, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials