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A recipe for success

A recipe for success

Meg Jeffers has loved cooking from an early age, but she can’t always taste the food she makes. Despite her Celiac disease, Jeffers continues pursuing her passion and dreams of one day opening her own restaurant.

by · April 28, 2014 · 0 comments · Features
The unexpected path

The unexpected path

Mary Komy may seem like an average college student, but how she arrived at Taylor is no ordinary story. Born in Sudan and raised in a Muslim household, Mary has taken many unexpected paths which led her to Christ and American citizenship.

by · April 14, 2014 · 0 comments · Features
Four the love

Four the love

In July 2013, Julie Hedberg visited a Haitian orphanage to help set up a humanitarian aid program. Six months later, she listened in horror to the orphans’ stories of abuse at the hands of their caretakers, and she determined to rescue them.

by · April 7, 2014 · 1 comment · Features
When horses speak louder than words

When horses speak louder than words

For the children who participate in Black Dog Farm’s Equine-Assisted Psychotherapy (EAP) program, horses are more than just animals. They are the confidants who bring healing to a past that is too difficult to face alone. Maggie Boyle, owner of Black Dog Farms, attributes the success of the EAP program to the special relationship between the horses and the humans that care for them.

by · March 17, 2014 · 0 comments · Features
The world down the street

The world down the street

Ever see a building in Marion surrounded by the flags of the world? They’re not just there for decoration. World Gospel Mission flies those flags as a visual symbol of its commitment to reaching the world with the message of the Gospel.

by · March 11, 2014 · 1 comment · Features
First lady of Hollywood

First lady of Hollywood

Junior film and media production major Erin Fuhr is spending this semester in Los Angeles. She is the first female participant in the Taylor University Hollywood Internship Program. Associate Professor of Media Communication Kathy Bruner hopes Erin will be the first of many females to join TUHIP.

by · March 6, 2014 · 0 comments · Features
Taylor family ties

Taylor family ties

As a young farmer in Iowa, the decision to follow God’s call was the turning point in Ralph E. Dodge’s life, and ultimately the next four generations of his family. The Dodge family holds the lead for most generations to attend Taylor, but the values developed at Taylor have played an amazing role in the life of each family member and the people they have ministered to throughout the world.

by · March 3, 2014 · 0 comments · Features
What’s your money made of?

What’s your money made of?

Tuition at Taylor has increased by 2.94 percent for the 2014-2015 academic year. The $1,079 jump has raised the overall cost of tuition to $37,281. Along with the tuition raise comes the addition of the option of a smaller meal plan.

by · February 28, 2014 · 0 comments · Multimedia, News
Soup, stories and students

Soup, stories and students

“At the Souphouse, it’s always time for pancakes and fellowship!” Twenty years ago, six men from five different countries opened their home to share their food and cultures with other students. Over the years, other students turned their hospitality into a tradition of support, ministry and relationship-building.

by · February 26, 2014 · 0 comments · Features
An international classroom

An international classroom

While teaching a classroom of students consisting of more than four nationalities may be a challenge, 2012 Taylor alumna Jessica Hussey would not have it any other way. Hussey fell in love with Africa and its people and felt called to teach in Africa, not knowing the journey she was about to take.

by · February 10, 2014 · 0 comments · Features