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Reed Spencer and his wife have five children under 7 years old.
Reed Spencer and his wife have five children under 7 years old.

9/27/2022, 12:00am

Reed Spencer balances teaching and life with newborn twins

Professor describes his “year of delegation”

Dr. Reed Spencer has found empowerment in what he’s declared “The Year of Delegation.” This is Spencer’s 4th year in his position as assistant professor of music and director of choral ensembles. However, he is not new to the Taylor community. 


9/27/2022, 12:00am

Peterson, Twigg share Lifeline impact

As Taylor alumnus Irv Polk (‘63) lay sick on his hospital bed, the last words he spoke to his friend and coworker Darrell Peterson were, “Don’t let it die, don’t let it die.”


9/14/2022, 6:00pm

Stepping into a college classroom

Freshman orientation is over.  Parents have gone home, you’ve survived the first night in a dorm and you’re beginning to figure out the college routine. Beyond sleep deprivation and the ongoing battle to remember new names and faces, there’s only one frontier left unconquered: the classroom.


9/14/2022, 6:00pm

New hall directors join dorm legacies

Stepping into the position of hall director at Taylor is no ordinary task.  The role comes with the responsibility of carrying on a legacy and set of residence life traditions that make each dorm unique.


5/16/2022, 1:00pm

Huseman follows an unexpected path

“I said, word for word, you will never see me as a MAHE student,” senior Noah Huseman said. “Two months later, I applied to MAHE.” These kinds of unexpected switch-ups aren’t uncommon occurrences for the fifth-year senior. His time at Taylor has been defined by doors opening and closing, even when it isn’t obvious. 


5/16/2022, 1:00pm

Faded tradition revisited by Taylor alumnus

Tom Shevlot (‘84) was digging through an old file when he noticed an old photograph back from his time at Taylor University in the 1980s. He’s in it, and so are his buddies. His eyes go straight to the object that one of his other friends is holding: a children’s ride-on horse.


5/2/2022, 12:30pm

A new community buzzes on campus

A community is only as strong as its buzz, and bees do this best. Since the earliest civilizations known to man, these honey producing insects have been silently showing their importance to not only the landscape, but the economy. 


4/4/2022, 11:00am

Spring Fashion: Trends on and off the runway

Florals for spring? Groundbreaking.u201d  Meryl Streep utters this famous quote as Miranda Priestly in u201cThe Devil Wears Pradau201d alluding to the cliches spring fashion can often become.  However, spring 2022 fashion trends seem to be full of surprises diverging from the patterns of the last few years according to many fashion experts. This can be seen both on campus and on the runways.


3/14/2022, 11:00am

Reagan, Rice explain set design process

Every time a play or musical is performed in Mitchell Theatre, the stage setup looks drastically different. The immense structures, carefully painted details, creative design elements and intentionally placed props all meld together to create a stunning piece of art.