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Books on loan, smiles for free

Books on loan, smiles for free

Jo Ann didn’t always want to work in a library, but today she wouldn’t trade her job at Zondervan Library for anything. We chronicle her journey from Texas to Taylor and what she loves most about her work.

by · January 27, 2014 · 0 comments · Features
‘The Advocate’

‘The Advocate’

In downtown Indianapolis, under a bridge, there was a camp called Irish Hill. Homeless people lived there in harmony under the leadership of the mysterious Maurice Young. Now the Irish Hill camp is gone, the homeless evicted and Maurice expecting court dates. It’s a fascinating story, one worth telling. And that’s exactly what some Media Communication students in the documentary filmmaking class decided to do.

by · December 11, 2013 · 3 comments · Arts & Entertainment, Features
Signs at Taylor

Signs at Taylor

When freshman Jonathan Welde came to taylor this fall, he realized that the campus was missing something. Jonathan is deaf and communicating in sign language is something that he is passionate about sharing with others on Taylor’s campus. However after noticing that there was not a sign language club, he decided to create one.

by · December 10, 2013 · 0 comments · Features
Preserving the past

Preserving the past

Paul Plant, owner of Holdridge Leather Company in Upland, Ind., is creating a Native American encampment in Indiana to educate people across the world, combat Native American stereotypes and create economic development.

by · December 9, 2013 · 0 comments · Features
Silent Night: New coach. New shooter. Same tradition. (VIDEO)

Silent Night: New coach. New shooter. Same tradition. (VIDEO)

“Many colleges try to copy this, but there will never be another Taylor University Silent Night,” said Taylor Athletic Director Angie Fincannon. Meet senior Ben Raichel, who made the famous tenth point, and Men’s Basketball Coach Josh Andrews, who was the first man to lead the Trojans in the annual tradition since Coach Patterson’s retirement last year.

by · December 8, 2013 · 2 comments · Features, Multimedia
Twice adopted

Twice adopted

Senior Kelly Helton always knew she was adopted. While growing up, she wrestled with the difficult questions most adopted children face. Through her estrangement with her birth father and her best friendship with her adoptive father, Kelly discovered the meaning of being an adopted child of God.

by · November 25, 2013 · 0 comments · Features
Taylor’s best kept secret agent

Taylor’s best kept secret agent

He’s protected presidents, first ladies and their children. But Taylor alum Tony Manganello knew how to keep his cool even as he watched over the most powerful people in the world. Now he keeps it cool behind a desk in Freimuth, where he serves as the director of the Taylor Fund.

by · November 18, 2013 · 2 comments · Features
STORIFY: TU proves stronger than the storm

STORIFY: TU proves stronger than the storm

Pictures, Tweets and news from the Taylor community about the November Midwest storm outbreak of 2013

by · November 17, 2013 · 0 comments · Multimedia, News
Behind the shelves

Behind the shelves

When Barbara Dixon started as head librarian at the Upland library, an average of 400 books were being checked out monthly. Ten years later, that number is up to 2500. Keeping track of that many books is no small job, but Barbara Dixon is more than up to the task.

by · November 11, 2013 · 0 comments · Features
Taylor keeps Marathon running

Taylor keeps Marathon running

Upland’s Marathon has provided many conveniences for Taylor students. Campus Polar Pop runs have shown their support of the Pit Stop. Owner Baljinder Singh expresses his appreciation of his most loyal customers. With gratitude, he discusses how he’s made Marathon service the best that it can be for the students.

by · November 5, 2013 · 0 comments · Features