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Taylor University, Upland, IN
Monday, June 24, 2024
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Sarah Malak: Journey from Egypt to Taylor

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Senior Sarah Malak exists in many windows of Taylor's campus.  As a leader of the Middle East Collegiate Association on campus, as a member of Gospel choir, as an employee of Tech Express. 


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Spring Fashion: Trends on and off the runway

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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.


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Reagan, Rice explain set design process

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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.




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Dean of Sciences shares experiences

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While much of the Taylor community knows Grace Miller for her work as dean of natural and applied sciences, few know that she is also a talented artist, former backpacking guide and National Park ranger, traveler to 32 countries, former missionary and mother of two children.



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Therapy dogs alleviate stress among students

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When asked why Dan Boyd became a therapy dog handler, he simply pointed to his Bernese mountain dog, Bennett, and laughed. Dogs like Bennett have become a key part of the Counseling Center at Taylor University. 


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J-term trips provide deep experiences

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Sophomores Kayla Kovacs and Andrew Bruner and freshman Thane Syswerda left Upland this January for different destinations, but all returned feeling inspired and renewed in their relationships with God. 


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Honoring the legacy of Samuel Morris

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There are some people whose stories become so common that they themselves become legends. Once those individuals reach legendary status, their stories no longer belong to them, but to the people who tell their stories.


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Peterson, Sumner ring in the new year

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When alumna Leigh Sumner (‘21) joined the Taylor Summer Programs as a personnel assistant, she had no idea the program would change her life. And Samuel Morris Hall Director Josiah Peterson (‘19) had no idea he would be meeting his wife.




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An origin story as good as ‘The Incredibles’

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 It was an unbreakable bond that formed between senior Sophie Olson and the film screen after witnessing “The Incredibles” for the first time. From this earliest encounter, Olson’s passion for film has yet to cease.



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Riggleman creates social work project

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How can learning be centered on the community? In Assistant Professor of Social Work Kara Riggleman’s Social Work Process and Practice 3 course, the integration of community service and learning is a clear theme and goal.