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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

Top That

By Lexie Owen Travelling down Second Street just off of Taylor campus, you’ll come across a small, white building decorated with a friendly cartoon chef tossing pizza dough.  Large red letters announce the name: Toppit, “The only pizza place in town.” John and Cindy Inmann are the third owners of […]

by · November 2, 2012 · 0 comments · Features

The Boren Identity

By Sarah Shafer, Contributor Oct. 26, 2012  Most Taylor students know him for making the Euler Science Complex possible. Others remember him as the 89-year-old chapel panel member whose razor sharp wit kept Taylor President Eugene Habecker and Bill Gaither on their toes earlier this semester. You might even know […]

by · October 25, 2012 · 0 comments · Features

A Helping Heart

Ethel Williams’ work at Helping Hand extends past the store’s doors and into her life.

by · October 19, 2012 · 0 comments · Features
Victory over Drought

Victory over Drought

Dry and hot. The New York Times called it the “most widespread (drought) in more than half a century” and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration declared it was the hottest summer ever recorded in the U.S.

by · October 5, 2012 · 0 comments · Features