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Food, Friendship, Fiction

Kay’s Pizza, on Main Street in Gas City, houses a storytelling community you can’t see from the outside.

by · February 22, 2013 · 0 comments · Features, Local/Indiana
Volleyball, Palestine and Coach Brittany Smith

Volleyball, Palestine and Coach Brittany Smith

Last month Coach Brittany Smith travelled to Israel to work with Palestinian volleyball teams and coaches. While there she saw stereotypes and assumptions crushed by the foot of reality and the hand of empowerment.

by · February 15, 2013 · 0 comments · Features
More than a facility, Serenity House provides a place of rest and comfort for women 18 and older, while preparing them for life on their own.

Serenity House

More than a facility, Serenity House provides a place of rest and comfort for women 18 and older, while preparing them for life on their own.

by · February 8, 2013 · 0 comments · Features
To be remembered

To be remembered

Boren lived with her legacy in mind. The Upland community knew her for her kind and hospitable nature.

by · January 18, 2013 · 0 comments · Features
A confectionary impact

A confectionary impact

Nick is in the ministry of business, and that is truly how he sees his ice cream franchise, Kilwins. But more important than the number of scoops of ice cream or the boxes of truffles he sells are the countless number of lives he touches in a day by simply loving people.

by · December 7, 2012 · 0 comments · Features

A Down-Home Salon

Paula’s husband Craig started Craig & Friends salon in Wabash, Ind., in 1976. Now Paula has owned and operated the salon in Upland for about 30 years, continuing her husband’s vision for a “down-home,” family atmosphere that makes customers feel like friends.

by · November 30, 2012 · 0 comments · Features
Steadfast Reconciliation: A Q&A with Daoud Nassar

Steadfast Reconciliation: A Q&A with Daoud Nassar

Daoud Nassar is a Palestinian Christian farmer who lives just south of Bethlehem on a farm in Israeli occupied territory. In the midst of political turmoil and numerous attempts by Israeli government officials to bully the Nassar family off their land, Daoud works to create peace and reconciliation through numerous projects, including the Tent of Nations.

by · November 30, 2012 · 0 comments · Features, World/National
Set free

Set free

Tom Ballard leaned back into his chair, his loafers resting on the desk surrounding his hefty figure. His office door tells visitors he’s the CEO of Grant County Rescue Mission in downtown Marion.

by · November 16, 2012 · 0 comments · Features, Local/Indiana
Performing under pressure

Performing under pressure

Competition is a loaded word. But for Taylor music students, it promises a chance to do what they love, hone their skills and, just maybe, perform with professionals.

by · November 16, 2012 · 0 comments · Arts & Entertainment, Features

A silent, silent miracle

One man’s escape from violent Sudan to hostile Egypt to the hope of an education at Taylor By Kari Travis, World Editor Taylor Alumnus Kenneth Elisapana (‘02) was only 10 years old when it happened, but he still remembers feeling totally and suddenly silenced. Silenced by his father’s assassination. Southern […]

by · November 9, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Features